We develop partnerships focused on digital media, oral histories, community activism, exhibitions, and event series.
Historian Laurent Dubois worked with Haitian artist Rocky Cotard to create a comic book about the Haitian Revolution for use in K-12 and college classrooms.
“The Revolution That Gave Birth to Haiti” is available to read online, to download as a PDF, and for purchase in print in English, Haitian Creole, and Portuguese.
The Forum for Scholars and Publics, in collaboration with the Power Plant Gallery and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at NC State University, was excited to help bring Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South to North Carolina.
The Power Plant Gallery and the Forum at Duke organized and presented a full slate of events in dialogue with the exhibition.
In November 2017, Duke’s Forum for Scholars and Publics hosted The Unknown Soldier, the groundbreaking photography exhibit created by award-winning photographer David Jay.
The concurrent In/Visible Wounds Speaker Series engaged with the photographs and explored the expressions, effects, and meanings of military service.