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Exchange

Since 2013, the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke has hosted over 300 conversations, performances, and workshops and has welcomed more than 500 guest speakers from around the world.

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Practicing Public

Scholarship

Through faculty engagement, deep community partnerships, and international collaborations, we provide leading examples of new ways to connect scholars and publics locally and globally.

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In Support of

Knowledge

We are people weavers. We explore new ways of bringing scholars into dialogue with community experts, artists and performers, writers, educators, and others whose work and ideas change conversations.

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About the Forum at Duke

Promoting public scholarship

The Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke advocates for the vitality of community expertise and scholarly knowledge, both within and outside of the walls of the university. We organize programs and public events on and off campus, curate dynamic digital spaces for sharing research and commentary, host working groups and residencies, and engage with faculty, fellows, and community partners interested in exploring new ways to connect scholars and publics locally and globally.

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News & Updates

In Memoriam: Randall Kenan

Celebrated as a Southern writer and as a writer of the South, the late Randall Kenan was also an extraordinary mentor and teacher to a generation of students, most recently at UNC-CH. The Forum’s Lou Brown remembers.…

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Comic Book on Haiti Now in Portuguese

To mark Haitian Flag Day in Brazil, we’re releasing the Portuguese translation of “The Revolution That Gave Birth to Haiti.” Read “A Revolução que deu origem ao Haiti” online, download the PDF, and order print copies…

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Global Stories, Local Issues: Beading a Belt

Through beading, Scarlett Guy attempts to understand the relationship between her cultural identity and craft practices as a Tsalagi, and how that relationship relates to broader Native American/Indigenous crafter experience.…

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