Past Events

Book Talk and Signing - Virgin Soul by Judy Juanita

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

virgin soulLocation: Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture

Poet, plawright, and activist, Judy Juanita will share her first novel, Virgin Soul, based on her own experiences as a student at San Francisco State University in the mid-1960's when she joined the Black Panther Party in its tumultuous formative years.

This event is part II of the "Women in the Movement" series co-sponsored by the Center for Documentary Studies, Franklin Humanities Institute, Department of African & African American Studies, Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, Center for African and African American Research and Program in Women's Studies

Exhibition — "Soul & Service," The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company: 115 Years and Counting

October 24 through December 20, 2013

Mutual NewsletterLocation: The Center for Documentary Studies "Porch" at Duke University, 1317 W. Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC

"Soul and Service" is a celebration of the 115 years of continued business excellence of the North Carolin Mutual Life Insurance Company. The exhbiition features documents and photographs from the NC Mutual Archives, which is jointly held by the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the University Archives and Records Special Collections at North Carolina Central University.

Book Talk and Signing - Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Location: Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Perkins 318

Black against Empire is the first comprehensive overview and analysis of the history and politics of the Black Panther Party. The authors analyze key political questions, such as why so many young black people across the country risked their lives for the revolution, why the party grew most rapidly during the height of repression and why allies abandoned the party at its peak of influence.

Martin book TalkMartin Discussion

Film Screening and Discussion - "Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights" w/director, Nev Nnaji   

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Location: Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, FHI Garage

This screening and discussion was part one of two in our "Women in the Movement" series, co-sponsored by the Department of African & African American Studies, the Center for Documentary Studies, the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, the Center for African and African-American Research, the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Program in Women's Studies.

Nnaji Discusses FilmFilm Discussion