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The Center for African and African American Research at Duke University presents: Human Traffic: Past and Present

Thursday, October 13, 2011, 7pm
Richard White Auditorium

Conference held at Smith Warehouse, FHI Bay 4
Friday, October 14, 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday, October 15, 9 am – 1 pm

10/13 – 10/15 Robert Bach (Center for Homeland Defense and Security)
Charles Becker (Duke University)
Jacqueline Bhabha (Harvard University)
Liza Buchbinder (University of California at San Francisco)
David Feingold (Ophidian Research Institute)
Shohini Ghosh (Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi)
Michelle Gueraldi (Centro Universitário da Cidade, Rio de Janeiro)
Cindy Hahamovitch (College of William and Mary)
Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe (Duke University)
Siddharth Kara (Harvard University)
Barbara Limanowska (European Institute for Gender Equality)
Brad Myles (Polaris Project)
Gunther Peck (Duke University)
Bridget Wooding (FLACSO, Santo Domingo)
Keynote by Siddharth Kara

Co-Sponsors: Franklin Humanities Institute, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Department of African and African
American Studies, Duke Human Rights Center, and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
4:00 – 6:00 pm

at Perkins Library Gothic Reading Room, Duke West Campus.

“Ariel Dorfman:  Feeding on the Dreams”

Chilean American novelist, playwright, essayist, journalist, and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman reads from and discusses his new memoir, “Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile.” Dorfman is the Walter Hines Page Professor of Literature and Latin American Studies at Duke. Reception and book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase.

Sponsored by the Duke University Libraries, with co-sponsorship from the Duke University Center for International Studies (DUCIS) and the Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).

For more information, contact Aaron Welborn 919-660-5816