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4/16: Histories of Dignity: A collaboration between Duke undergraduate researchers and the Friends of Geer Cemetery

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

This virtual event offers a unique window onto Durham's history, African American history, and Duke students' engagement with our city through research into the lives of people buried at Geer Cemetery. An African American burial ground established in 1877, Geer Cemetery has been subjected to over a... read more about 4/16: Histories of Dignity: A collaboration between Duke undergraduate researchers and the Friends of Geer Cemetery »

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Community Based Learning in times of Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dear service-learning faculty members, We hope you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy during this challenging time. We recently sent an email regarding possible ways to continue the service-learning component of your courses through virtual engagement. While there is no pressure or... read more about Community Based Learning in times of Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine »

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4/16: Death, Burial, and Justice: Making Place Matter in Durham

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Join Professor Adam Rosenblatt and students from ICS 283: Death, Burial, and Justice to learn about their work with the Friends of Geer Cemetery (FOGC). We’ll learn from FOGC President Debra Taylor about this historic African American burial ground, the final resting place... read more about 4/16: Death, Burial, and Justice: Making Place Matter in Durham »

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Faculty and staff examine how space, time, and our bodies intersect with community-engaged learning in Durham

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Faculty and staff examined how physical space, the passing of time, and somatic experiences impact community-engaged learning in Durham at the "Critical Cartography of Space & Place" workshop on February 7th. “The point of the workshop was to invite people to engage in space in the many... read more about Faculty and staff examine how space, time, and our bodies intersect with community-engaged learning in Durham »

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Students from the Critical Pedagogy of Hip-Hop visit the National Museum of African-American History and Culture

Monday, February 24, 2020

Students from "Critical Pedagogy of Hip Hop" (EDUC 290S) went on a field study trip to the Smithsonian African-American Museum in Washington, DC. They went with their community partners, 30 students from Lakewood Montessori Middle School.  EDUC 290S explores the historical and socio-cultural... read more about Students from the Critical Pedagogy of Hip-Hop visit the National Museum of African-American History and Culture »

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Nominations are open for the Betsy Alden Service-Learning Awards!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Awards recognize one graduating senior, one faculty member, and one community partner for their commitment to the ideals of service‐learning. Each Alden award recipient receives $250 to further develop their community-building and leadership... read more about Nominations are open for the Betsy Alden Service-Learning Awards! »

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Activating History for Social Justice at Duke: A Workshop with Robin Kirk

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Part of the Duke Service-Learning Making Place Matter event series, “Activating History for Social Justice at Duke”, will offer a faculty/staff/student workshop, led by Robin Kirk, to examine the spaces and places embedded in Duke's institutional memory and ways we can... read more about Activating History for Social Justice at Duke: A Workshop with Robin Kirk »

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Community Members as Context Experts: Improving our understanding of social determinants of health

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Please join us for the Engaged Scholarship Lunch Series which spotlights faculty from across campus who collaborate with people beyond the academy in their scholarly endeavors. Co-sponsored by the Duke Office of Civic Engagement, Duke Service-Learning, the Forum for Scholars and Publics... read more about Community Members as Context Experts: Improving our understanding of social determinants of health »

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Join us for a series of events on: Making Place Matter

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Throughout 2019-20 Duke Service-Learning will be cultivating greater critical consciousness on campus about the places and spaces which both create and are created by community-engaged teaching and learning. Here are a few series events taking place in Spring 2020:   Friday, February 7... read more about Join us for a series of events on: Making Place Matter »

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2/7: Critical Cartography of Space and Place with Tim Stallmann and Tia Hall

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What maps are made by the traces of our everyday lives? Where does service-learning take place and how can faculty members help students critically engage with place? This workshop uses mapping and critical reflection to explore the ways each of us intersects with the many layers of Durham’s... read more about 2/7: Critical Cartography of Space and Place with Tim Stallmann and Tia Hall »

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