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Nationally, supplies are running low but outlook is positive

Duke and North Carolina ramp up virus vaccinations

by John Barker

by Georgia Parke



As this year’s flu season drags on, supplies of influenza vaccines are being depleted in some areas of the country, but health experts are predicting that this should not be a cause for concern. Flu season struck early this winter, leading to a rapid surge in demand for flu vaccinations in some regions of the country. More than 128 million of the 135 million doses of vaccine expected to be manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies and intended for U.S. distribution have already been shipped by their manufacturers as of Jan. 4, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The quantity accounts for more than 95 percent of the nation’s planned supply. Although some locations are temporarily out of vaccine stock, manufacturers are mobilizing to provide more doses to patients in the country. At Duke, Dr. Chris Woods, associate professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist, encouraged vaccination, but did not express concern over the flu season substantially worsening.

Influenza showed up early and uninvited this winter and has since taken a toll on North Carolina. Seasonal influenza, which normally begins to show up in the United States shortly after New Year’s, made its advent in late November this year and has infected hundreds of people across North Carolina and several on Duke’s campus. Duke and community health leaders are responding with widespread vaccination against the flu. “Student Health is prepared to provide flu shots to any student who wants one,” said Sue Wasiolek, assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of students. “We will continue to encourage students to get a flu shot.” Providers at Student Health Services are invoking the same preventative measures as usual by giving out as many flu shots as possible and encouraging increased awareness of hygiene, such as covering one’s mouth when coughing or sneezing and staying home from class and extracurriculars when sick.



Despite widespread influenza throughout the country and a low supply of vaccines, experts are optimistic about the rest of this year’s flu season.


Line monitors increase Renovations prevent capacity for K-ville tents 2013 library party


by Matt Pun

by Margot Tuchler



When the line monitors— the students who oversee the Duke basketball tenting process—decided to prohibit formal tents for the 2013 black tenting season, they knew they were bringing back a popular rule, but they had no idea just how many Cameron Crazies would show up ready to take on the most difficult level of tenting. The day after Duke’s 68-40 win against Clemson Jan. 6, at least 46 groups moved into Krzyzewskiville for the start of tenting season, prompting the

Even the most skilled librarians will not be able to find a party in Perkins this February. Due to upcoming renovations to Perkins Library, the annual library party—typically held in February—will not occur this year, said Aaron Welborn, director of communications for Duke Libraries. Resources and time typically dedicated to planning the event will be redirected to preparing for renovations to the wing of the library constructed between 1928 and 1948, including the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Gothic Reading Room. Last year’s library party,

An unprecedented number of people have set up camp for black tenting this year, causing policy changes to accommodate the high volume of participants.

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themed Heroes and Villains, attracted about 3,500 members of the Duke community, including undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff. “We decided with the scale of the renovation that’s happening and the number of our staff who are involved in making it happen, we just didn’t think we could do both this year,” Welborn said. Staff members are not currently planning an event of the same scale to replace the library party, which was planned in collaboration with the Duke Marketing Club for the past two years, Welborn added. The wing SEE LIBRARY ON PAGE 5

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Durham hospital Sickle cells may be a tool takes on Duke name against cancer tumors by Andrew Luo THE CHRONICLE


Durham Regional Hospital, operated by the Duke University Health System, will now be known as Duke Regional Hospital in order to boost the facility’s reputation. by Emma Baccellieri THE CHRONICLE

Durham County commissioners voted Monday night to change the name of Durham Regional Hospital, removing Durham from its title in exchange for Duke. The newly renamed Duke Regional Hospital, which is owned by the county but operated by the Duke University Health System, believes the change will improve its reputation in the community and help attract patients, said Katie Galbraith, chief of hospital operations. “Duke Medicine is one of the strongest brands in healthcare,” Galbraith said. “People who move to this area

Sickle red blood cells, more commonly associated with disease, may also play a role in treating cancer tumors. Researchers discovered that sickle cells, unlike normal red blood cells, can obstruct up to 88 percent of tumor blood vessels. When combined with chemotherapeutic agents, the sickle cells may be an effective method of attacking cancer tumors that are resistant to existing treatments. The study was published in the Jan. 9 edition of PLOS ONE and was a joint study among researchers at Duke Medicine and Jenomic Research Institute, a biotech company based in Carmel, California. Sickle cells are more commonly known for its role in sickle cell anemia, a genetic disease that causes normal red blood cells to take on an abnormal crescent shape. In the study, researchers injected sickle red blood cells into mice with cancerous tumors. The sickle cells were found to clump in the blood vessel vessels of the tumor and its surrounding cells. In contrast, normal red blood cells moved freely through tumor vessels without sticking to

one another. “The tumor blood vessels and the sickle cells are uniquely joined at the hip,” said David Terman, head of Molecular Genetics at Jenomic. “It’s like two pieces of Velcro that are reciprocally sticky.” The use of sickle cells is especially effective in treating hypoxic tumors, which are tumor cells that have been deprived of oxygen. These tumor cells are particularly resistant to conventional radiotherapy and chemotherapy, and this study may be the beginning of a new treatment method, said Mark Dewhirst, professor of radiation oncology at the Duke Cancer Institute. Dewhirst added that another reason for hypoxic tumors’ resistance is because hypoxic cells do not divide. Conventional cancer treatment methods work best on cells that are dividing. Additionally, hypoxic cells are located far from major blood vessels, so drugs do not reach the tumor sites as readily. Terman, who developed the research concept for the study in 1998, said that he brought his ideas to Duke in 2006 seeking SEE SICKLE ON PAGE 4

tend to recognize the Duke name, and we feel that changing our name puts us in the best position for future growth.” The hospital opened as Durham County General Hospital in 1976, according to its website. By the 1990s, it changed its name to Durham Regional Hospital in order to better reflect its expanding service to residents of neighboring counties. The hospital signed a partnership with DUHS in 1998 to ease financial troubles, and since then it has been managed by Duke. The hospital’s board of trustees


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Obama White House to push for comprehensive immigration plan by Lisa Lerer BLOOMBERG NEWS

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to push for a comprehensive immigration plan that includes a legislative solution to issues such as undocumented immigrants, according to administration officials. “The bottom line in this debate is full citizenship,” Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Monday at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington. Americans, in re-electing Obama last year, “rejected a policy of fear and fences,” the mayor said. While no final decision has been made about when the Democratic White House’s proposal will be formally introduced, administration officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations, said they will oppose efforts by Republicans to break immigration legislation into smaller bills. “We’ve got to reform our immigration system,” Obama said Monday at a White House news conference. While Obama didn’t give any details of what his plans are, he said previously that he would begin working on a major immigration bill soon after the

formal start of his second term. Even as much of Washington has focused on fiscal issues and curbing gun violence, the administration has been working on a plan for several months. The proposal will include a path to citizenship for the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, according to officials—an idea opposed as amnesty by Republican critics. Separately from the White House, a bipartisan group of senators, headed by Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have been working on a parallel bill. Obama won 71 percent of Latino voters in the 2012 election, a victory that left Republicans willing to take up the immigration issue as a way to change their image with the fast-growing demographic group. National exit polls showed that 10 percent of the electorate was Latino, compared with 9 percent four years ago and 8 percent in 2004. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, said the Republican Party needs to “take a very hard look at itself and understand that the country has changed” demographically.

“If the Republican Party does not change along with that demographic, they are going to be in trouble,” the retired general, himself a Republican, said on CBS. House Speaker John Boehner said in a Nov. 8 interview with ABC News that “a comprehensive approach is long overdue, and I’m confident that the president, myself, others, can find the common ground to take care of this issue once and for all.” Villaraigosa, speaking Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” program, said bringing 11 million undocumented immigrants “into the light” would mean “about a $1.5 trillion impact to the U.S. economy.” Immigrant-owned businesses employ 1 in 10 U.S. workers in private companies and contribute more than $775 billion of revenue to the nation’s economy, according to the Partnership for a New American Economy. The businesses generate about $125 billion in payroll, the nonpartisan advocacy group of 450 mayors and business leaders said in a report last August. The report, written by Robert Fairlie, an economics professor SEE OBAMA ON PAGE 4

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NATIONAL from page 1 “Our stocks of flu vaccine are pretty good at the moment,” he wrote in an email Sunday. “I continue to encourage people to pursue vaccine, but I think the epidemic has passed.” Dr. Dennis Clements, chief of primary care pediatrics and a researcher of vaccines and infectious diseases, wrote in an email Monday that the flu season is halfway through now and that the situation will likely improve in the next three or four weeks, unless a different strain begins to spread. Clements noted that the severity of the flu season fluctuates every few years, and that the last bad year was 2009. “Flu strains vary every year— changing slightly—but last year’s disease often offers some protection for this year’s flu,” he said. “It takes about four years for there to be enough drift for a large part of the population to be susceptible again.” The virus may have run its

SICKLE from page 2 collaboration. He currently holds the patents on the findings of the study. “We managed to bring this project along, albeit slowly,” Terman said. “We were able to punch through the major impediments and proceed through to the endpoints.” In order to continue re-

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course in some areas of the country, but vaccine manufacturers are still mobilizing to send out their remaining supplies. “Some regions [of the country] may have peaked, while other parts of the country are still on the upswing,” read a CDC FluView report on the week from Dec. 30 to Jan. 5. Reacting to “late-season demand,” Michael Szumera, a spokesman for vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur, told The Washington Post that the company would start shipping vaccines from a small reserve previously intended for international distribution. GlaxoSmithKline, a manufacturer with a headquarters in Research Triangle Park, is also dipping into a pool of extra vaccines due to the higher U.S. demand, according to a recent GSK release. No additional doses are likely to be made in time for the end of this flu season due to the lengthy manufacturing process, however. search on the project, Terman noted that the next part of the research was to optimize the sickle cells so they can be more effective in attacking tumors, such as by loading the sickle cells with chemotherapeutic or tumor-killing toxins. He hopes that the study will move forward into human clinical studies within the next five to 10 years. The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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HOSPITAL from page 2 unanimously approved a proposal for the name change several weeks ago, said board member and county commissioner Michael Page. The board then filed a request for action with the county commissioners and received approval from county manager Michael Ruffin. “We feel that from a marketing point of view, the hospital needs this branding to reach new people,” Page said. “The rich history and tradition of Duke will give credence to the hospital when people are making decisions about their medical care.” According to the 2012 edition of U.S. News and World Report magazine, Durham Regional is ranked the fifth best hospital in North Carolina while Duke University Medical Center is ranked number one. Duke is also

OBAMA from page 3 at the University of California, Santa Cruz, analyzed Census data, including national population and businessowner surveys, to conclude that immigrants, who account for 12.9 percent of the population, started 28 percent of all new U.S. businesses in 2011. In 1996, immigrants founded 15 percent of all new businesses, the report said. Immigrants are more than twice as likely to start a business as the nativeborn, according to the report. In 2011, the immigrant business-formation rate was 550 new businesses per month for every 100,000 immigrants, while


ranked eighth nationally. Last week, members of the hospital’s administration met with the county commissioners to discuss the change and received approval from four of the five commissioners, Galbraith said. The commissioners placed their final votes at their regular work session Monday night. The name change could prove particularly effective for situations in which patients are asked by emergency medical services to quickly select a hospital, Galbraith said. The hospital’s president, Kerry Watson, said the name change aligns with the hospital’s goal of becoming the best community hospital in North Carolina. “We’ve deliberated on this a lot and done a lot of research, and we feel that [changing our name] will support us in offering the best possible patient care,” he said.

the native-born rate was 270 for every 100,000, according to the report. The group’s founders are News Corp. Chief Executive Officer Rupert Murdoch and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The mayor is founder and majority owner of Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg LP. The U.S. government spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement last year, more than all other major federal criminal law enforcement agencies combined, according to a Jan. 7 report by the nonpartisan Washington-based Migration Policy Institute. “We will not meet our immigration challenge through enforcement alone,” Villaraigosa said Monday.

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LOCAL from page 1 An email sent over the weekend by Student Health warned students of the symptoms of both flu and norovirus. Student Health previously sought to prepare students for the flu season by offering shots in the Bryan Center last semester, Wasiolek added. Students also had the opportunity to receive free flu shots at East Campus locations and may make an appointment to get one at the Student Health Center. The Student Health Center will be offering an additional opportunity to receive flu shots Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Great Hall. “Flu this year is more widespread and much earlier than last year, so it has more media attention,” wrote Dr. Kimberly Yarnall, medical director of Student Health Services, in an email Monday. “Health care providers are always concerned about flu in the winter months—[it] came early this year.” So far, 17 people in North Carolina have died from flu complications since flu season began. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services logged 276 influenza cases statewide since Oct. 6. “It is very unusual for us to see this many deaths so early in the flu season,” said state health director Laura Gerald in a Dec. 21 press release. “This year’s vaccine is well-matched to the strains of flu we are seeing in North Carolina so we strongly recommend that anyone over six months old be vaccinated.” Mark Van Sciver, a representative from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, noted that a seem-

ingly high death toll may not necessarily mean that 2013 will be a high death year. Van Sciver noted that the number of deaths is higher than in past years, but the flu season also started significantly earlier. Additionally, 13 out of the deaths were people over 60 years old, several with preexisting conditions. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47 states including North Carolina reported widespread geographic influenza activity during the week ending Jan. 5. Twenty-four of those states also reported an especially high level of influenza-like illness. A slight decrease in activity was recorded last week in North Carolina, although Van Sciver said this may only be a temporary trend. “Flu season won’t be over until March,” he said. Although the variant of influenza A more commonly known as H1N1 virus or swine flu has not been as prevalent this season as in 2009, it has still been identified, he noted. The prevalence of H1N1, however, has been helpful by setting a precedent in student and local health centers such as Duke’s. Wasiolek noted that the H1N1 outbreak heightened awareness of the flu and its ability to negatively affect individuals and communities like Duke. “Everybody needs to be concerned because the flu can spread, especially on a college campus where it is confined,” Van Sciver said. “[The flu shot] is not a guarantee—it is 60 percent effective—but it is the best protection.” Wasiolek, Yarnall and Van Sciver all encouraged those who had not gotten flu shots yet to do so and be especially vigilant about hand washing.


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LIBRARY from page 1 of the library undergoing renovations is scheduled to be completely cleared out by the end of the Spring, Welborn said, noting that construction is expected to finish summer 2015. The party may or may not happen in 2014, either, Welborn said. The main entrance of Perkins is also scheduled to undergo renovations, which may also prevent the library from hosting a party even after 2013, Welborn said. Marketing club faculty adviser George Grody said the club members are disappointed that the party will not be happening. “We’re all very bummed about it,” said Grody, visiting associate professor of markets and management studies. “We love the library party—it’s a great opportunity to give some real projects to members of the marketing club.” Different student committees were responsible for aspects of the event including marketing, entertainment and decorations in previous years, Grody said. He noted that the club will still work with

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the library system to market other events, such as the library’s study breaks held during exam week. Senior Becka Black, president of the Duke Marketing Club, said the party’s absence will not only be a loss to the club, but also to the larger Duke community. “Our club looks forward to the event every year,” Black wrote in an email Monday. “It is always a memorable night for all.... However, we look forward to partnering with a new and refurbished library in the future.” Grody noted that although alcohol is available to party-goers of age, there was a substantial amount of alcohol leftover after both of the last two parties. “When everybody’s having a good time and there are things to do, you don’t have to drink,” Grody said. President Richard Brodhead, who has attended the party in previous years, said the renovations necessitate the party’s hiatus. “I fully expect [the party] to continue in the future, and you can be sure I’ll be there!” Brodhead wrote in an email Monday.

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Students explore vintage comics (top) and dress up as favorite characters (bottom) at last year’s Heroes and Villains library party. Due to Perkins Library renovations, there will not be a library party this year.

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An ode to Duke’s White Raven Duke drops

“And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting....” —The (White) Raven, Edgar Allen Poe From the Toepocalypse to the White Raven’s clipped wing, it’s beginning to look like Duke sold its soul (or feet) for six weeks of elite play from Brian Zoubek in 2010. Since then, the Blue Devils haven’t been able to catch a Chris break, losing Kyrie Irving then Ryan Kelly to indeterminate injuries each time the team looks like a national title contender. Although the team has been tightlipped about the severity of Kelly’s injury, as it was with Irving’s, it seems unlikely to expect the senior to be back in the near future. There’s no doubt that Kelly’s absence will be a blow to Duke’s play moving forward, but just how big a loss is it? It’s hard to say, in part because Kelly is so different from the rest of the roster. There isn’t another 6-foot-11 stretch power forward to seamlessly insert into the lineup, and the Blue Devils will once again be left to make a fundamental change in style later in the season than they’d like. Losing Kelly is certainly not Toepocalypse Now, but it certainly will impact the Blue Devils

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After falling to N.C. State last weekend, Duke lost its undefeated record and is no longer the No. 1 team in the nation. The Blue Devils fell to No. 3 in this week’s AP Poll as Louisville claimed the top spot and former top dog Indiana moved up to No. 2. Kansas and Michigan round out the top five while N.C. State jumped to No. 14 after previously being ranked No. 20. Louisville received 36 of the 65 firstplace votes, and Duke received the second most with 14, one more than Indiana. The top three teams are close in the rankings, all within 90 points. The Blue Devils lost 84-76 to N.C. State on Saturday without senior forward Ryan Kelly, who is sidelined indefinitely with a foot injury. They beat now-No. 1 Louisville earlier in the season to win the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. Duke, Arizona, Michigan and Wyoming all entered last week undefeated but lost. The top eight teams in the nation now all have one loss. The Blue Devils and the Wolfpack remain the only two ACC teams in the top 25 while Miami also received nine points.



Numbers or words can’t measure the impact Ryan Kelly has for Duke, columnist Chris Cusack writes.



Cook hits the couch to watch tape and improve by Andrew Beaton THE CHRONICLE

Quinn Cook concedes he is “six-foot on a good day,” so it might seem difficult to find him multiple role models in the NBA, where there is a shortage of short guys. But Cook is keen on watching film of NBA guards, and he doesn’t just stick to watching one player. He talks about Team USA guards Chris Paul and Deron Williams, who won gold medals with head coach Mike Krzyzewski. He has brought up Jason Kidd for the future Hall of Fame guard’s rebounding ability. These days, he has been focusing on NBA Rookie of the Year favorite Damien Lillard while also spending some time watching Celtics guards Jason Terry and Rajon Rondo. “They’re not the biggest, they’re not the fastest, but they play with a chip on their shoulder and with an edge,” Cook said. “That’s what I mold my game after—playing with that toughness.” His preparation both on and off the court has shown this season, blossoming as Duke’s point guard with 11.8 points and 6.2 assists per game. Fortunately for Cook, being a film rat became much easier when each member of the team was given an iPad in the fall.


Quinn Cook is averaging 11.8 points and 6.2 assists per game this season and makes a hobby out of watching film of a number of NBA guards such as Damien Lillard.

“Quinn can be in his dorm room, text me for something and 20 minutes later it shows up on his iPad,” said Kevin Cullen, Duke’s video coordinator and director of information technology. “It gives them the ability to study basketball on their own time, and Quinn has taken advantage of that as much as anybody.” The film process is aided by Synergy Sports Technology, a company that records every basketball game—collegiate or professional—and provides game film and statistics easily organized by play type. That means Cullen and his assistant Casey Stevenson can, with a few clicks, assemble a compilation of all of Kidd’s defensive rebounds. Then the pair will narrow it down to the best 15 or 20 clips and send them to Cook. The same goes for high-ball screens, which Cook and Mason Plumlee said will increasingly be part of the offense with

senior forward Ryan Kelly out indefinitely due to a foot injury. Speaking prior to Duke’s loss to N.C. State last weekend, Plumlee said the high-ball screen with Cook was one of the main reasons Duke thrived in the second half of the Clemson game with Kelly sidelined. “Me and Mason, we have great chemistry off ball screens,” Cook said. “Coach [Krzyzewski] sees that it’s been working so I think we’ve been practicing more on it, and it’s been one of our strengths.” As a result, Cook has most recently been watching film on Lillard and former Duke guard Kyrie Irving, who have made ball screens the bread and butter of their NBA success. The film has also taught Cook lessons on the defensive end—always looking to convert his small stature into craftiness, he has learned he needs to be as big of a nuisance as possible to the opposing ballhandler. “Just try to be as SEE COOK ON PAGE 8

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CUSACK from page 7 more than standard statistics indicate. Kelly comes from the Shane Battier school of understated excellence, the type of player for whom advanced statistics were invented and still cannot fully explain. His traditional line of 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game this season hardly does his impact justice—as anyone who watched Duke limp through last season’s ACC and NCAA Tournaments without him can attest. Obviously, relying on numbers alone is an insufficient way to measure a basketball player’s impact. Basketball is not baseball, and statistics are not yet good enough to totally isolate a certain player. This is no more apparent than on statistician Ken

TENTING from page 1 line monitors to adopt a new policy that accommodates the large number of early-season tenters. Each tent has 12 members. Although the line monitors anticipated greater interest due to a shorter tenting season than last year, they did not predict such a high level of involvement. “Last year we had around 10 tents that started day one,” said Bradley Baird, one of two head line monitors. “We were expecting more than that but we certainly weren’t expecting the demand that we got this year.” To increase the number of tenters, the line monitors reintroduced a past rule prohibiting formal tent structures during black tenting, responding to popular demand. The rule, last used in 2010, applies to the black tenting period only. “People had asked for it,” Baird said. “It was something we did my freshman year that people really enjoyed.” According to this rule, black tenters were required to build their own structures rather than just pitching a tent. Although the regulation added an additional challenge, tenters began building in Krzyzewskiville more than a day in advance of the start of tenting.

COOK from page 7 annoying as you can, and just try to be a little pest,” Cook said. “Because you’re smaller and a little closer to the ground, for high-ball dribblers it can be tough for them to run the offense.” Other players will take cues from the coaches on what NBA players to study. Cullen said the coaches suggested Marshall Plumlee observe the play of 7-foot center Omer Asik, who is averaging a double-double this season with the Houston Rockets. These extra film sessions extend to watching opponents as well. Cullen will typically compile video of four or five plays on an opposing player for the team to all watch together, but he is able to


Pomeroy’s website, where the hyper-athletic (a term reserved for anyone who pulls off an in-game 360 dunk) Rodney Williams is listed as the player most similar to Kelly. Kelly’s importance is difficult to both quantify and qualify, and even Mike Krzyzewski struggled to put his impact into words after Saturday’s loss to N.C. State. “You’re different,” Krzyzewski said of his team without Kelly. “You’re just different.” Much of that difference comes on the offensive end, where Duke no longer has a power forward who can drag his defender out to the perimeter. Amile Jefferson and Josh Hairston combined to score 18 points on 9-of-14 shooting in Saturday’s loss to N.C. State, but nearly all of those point came from within 10 feet of the basket. Hav-

ing another player in the lane on offense limits Mason Plumlee—who has thrived in the post in large part because of the space created by Kelly—since it becomes easier to slide a defender over for a double team. Duke also loses one of the hottest 3-point shooters in the country—Kelly has hit 67.7 percent of his treys since the team’s trip to the Bahamas. He is a mismatch on the offensive end of the floor on every possession even without the ball, helping keep space around the perimeter to keep Plumlee out of double teams. The biggest issue for the Blue Devils, though, will be replacing Kelly’s defense. One of the best post defenders in the country, his opponents score just over .5 points per possession against him on 22 percent shooting,

the third-best mark nationwide of players at all positions. Hairston, who on Saturday called Kelly’s defense “special,” and Jefferson could not contain Richard Howell and C.J. Leslie. The pair finished with a combined 41 points and 24 rebounds in the upset. That problem will not go away with time, but the Blue Devils’ struggles against Howell and Leslie are hardly an indicator of major issues: The two are the best frontcourt pair in the ACC with Kelly sidelined. Looming matchups with Miami’s Kenny Kadji and Julian Gamble, followed by Maryland’s Alex Len and James Padgett, though, mean Hairston and Jefferson will be put in a tough spot, with little time to adjust to their new, expanded roles just as conference play begins to heat up.

“Honestly, the no formal tents rule made us a little more excited about it because it’s just more of a challenge,” sophomore Joseph Sullivan said. “A lot of the people in our tent got to bond over the construction experience.” Given the responsibility to design their own tents, students developed a wide variety of structures. “People really went all out this year,” Baird said. “They certainly weren’t as elaborate last time around. We weren’t expecting to have people build these quite expensive structures. People really took some creative liberty, and I think that’s something that’s been really fun to watch.” The high number of tents also suggests that the rule did not deter the less intense tenters from trying out black tenting. That demand can partially be attributed to the team’s performance this year after the Blue Devils won their first 15 games of the season, Baird said. So far this season the atmosphere in the student section has lived up to the team’s performance, highlighted by a showdown with then-No. 2 Ohio State, for which students camped out as well. “[The Ohio State game] was certainly one of the most energizing atmospheres

that I personally have seen since I’ve been at Duke,” Baird said. “That was something that was really exciting to see, and I think that’s pretty indicative of how this season has gone.” While the team’s success has played a large part in bolstering fan support, the team’s personality has won over the Crazies too. Facing a crowd of more than 400 students on night one of tenting, Baird asked the residents outside Cameron Indoor Stadium what motivated them to start so early. Baird said one tenter yelled back, “because this team is so likable.” The likability factor might have an even bigger impact than the team’s success. This year’s tenting numbers are higher than the last time Duke won 15 straight games to start the season, the 2010-2011 season. The unanticipated level of enthusiasm for this black tenting season left the line monitors with several challenges, however. Having originally planned to just run a scavenger hunt to determine the order of the tents, the line monitors needed to revise their method so that it could provide a fair method to arrange such a large number of groups. “We held a town hall meeting where the

tenters could come and talk and we got some really good feedback of fair ways and ways that people would be interested in for ordering themselves,” Baird said. Fellow head line monitor Jackson Lindsey issued a statement Monday afternoon via email to the Cameron Crazies listserv announcing a new, three-category point system to determine black tent order, comprised of a race to a secret spot, a Duke basketball trivia contest and attendance at various Duke sporting events. Furthermore, to accommodate the large number of early-season tenters, the line monitors have chosen to raise the total number of tents permitted during blue season from 60 to 75. Spots for blue tenting will be decided through another race to a secret spot, and despite Duke’s first loss of the season, it’s unlikely that the appeal of the team’s personality will wear off. “This team has really been great for students to watch, great for students to be engaged in,” Baird said. “It’s a team that people will always enjoy watching play, and it’s a team that people want to come out and support and that is a huge, huge, huge factor that can be attributed to the high interest in black tenting.”

provide a player such as Cook with an extra batch of clips on an opponent he might be matched up against, like Georgia Tech’s Mfon Udofia. Additionally, every one of Duke’s previous practices and games is readily accessible on the iPad at any moment. Cullen said the introduction of the iPad has probably created three to four times as many requests for film from the players. And if there’s one thing to watch closely for in the film of Thursday’s game against the Yellow Jackets, it’s the small chip on Cook’s shoulder. “Whether it’s J.J. [Redick], Kyrie, Nolan [Smith]—when they were at their best, they were mad at something, and they turned that into being a great basketball player,” Cullen said.




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ver the winter break, I was thankfully able Having said that, the Pew’s report puts out enorto find some of those rare moments where mous challenges to people of faith. Scientific and I could read. One of the most interesting scholarly findings unambiguously suggest that world things I read was an amazing rereligions are far from fulfilling their port on the religious landscape of promise to humanity. The findings our globe put together by the Pew of the Pew report and similar reports Research Center’s Forum on Relihumble us, as people of faith, to see gion and Public Life. The report is a that the empty side of the glass is too comprehensive demographic study big to ignore, too obvious to deny. of more than 230 countries and terI read the whole report rememberritories conducted by top-notch reing a famous T-shirt slogan in mind: searchers from around the world. It abdullah antepli “‘God is dead!’—Nietzsche … ‘Nietzincludes both quantitative and qualische is dead!’—God.” To me this hublue devil imam tative studies of world demographics morous slogan is very true but incomin regard to global faith communiplete. It is true in the sense that the ties, religiosity, religious bigotry and extremism, Nietzschean predictions of the 19th century that God violations of religious rights around the world and is dead and all the religions were going to disappear more as of 2010. rapidly turned out to be wrong. Far from dying, both Here are some of the eye opening facts and find- God and religion are much more alive than before ings from this very helpful report. About 84 percent of and furthermore, as the Pew study concludes, many human beings belong to a faith tradition. Christians members of the non-affiliated also consider them(2.2 billion) and Muslims (1.6 billion) make up more selves to be spiritual. than half of the human family. Around 1.1 billion, However, the entire Pew study and the painful 700 million of whom live in China, do not belong to realities of current world affairs beg the following any faith tradition. The study concludes this fact by question: If God is not dead, in the face of all this saying: “This makes the unaffiliated the third-largest ongoing bloodshed, cruelty, greed and ugliness, religious group worldwide, behind Christians and for God’s sake, “WHERE IS HE!” If God is mercy, Muslims, and about equal in size to the world’s Catho- love, compassion, forgiveness, peace and more, and lic population.” In terms of median age, Muslims (23) if two-thirds of humanity believes in many different and Hindus (26) are the youngest of all; Jews (36) variations of these concepts, then why is the world and Christians (30) are among the oldest. More than going through a famine of these ideals? To me, 61 percent of Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region there are two possible answers to these hypothetical and almost one-in-three lives as a religious minority. questions. It could be that God is not any of those, A separate study by the Forum on Religion and and religions are nothing but fiction and delusion. Public Life provides rich materials to those who hate Or, we the agents and deliverers of very many divine religion and blame religion for everything bad in blessings fall short in this core mission of religion. I the world. Religious extremism and bigotry is still hope religion is not just getting the right belief or thriving in many regions and among many religions. doctrine; I hope and pray that religion is not just folNearly a third of the world’s approximately 7 billion lowing the endless list of do’s or don’ts. I don’t think people live in countries with high government re- creating the most perfect religion is God’s divine strictions on religion or high social hostilities involv- project. God’s divine project is us, humanity. Indiing religion, especially religious minorities. What’s vidually and collectively we prove our exceptional more, hate crimes against religious groups and re- potential to build and create a godly global society. ligion-based violence have increased in recent years Therefore, I have a single wish and prayer for in some countries. 2013: I hope and pray that during this new year, reHowever, the study mentions nothing about ligion and faith will be a source of comfort, peace, where and how religions have been sources of peace, healing and reconciliation to all more so than ever comfort, grace, reconciliation and charity. Before I before. People will be inspired by their religions to self-critically engage with the findings of this study, do good for themselves and for fellow human beI would like to tell those people who single out reli- ings. All members of the human family, individually gion and religious people as “the sources of all evil” and collectively, will do a better job in upholding the following: If you think religious people are evil, and living the ideals of their faith traditions. Amen! violent and destructive, please also consider the nonreligious ones. The entire 20th century, with more Abdullah Antepli is the Muslim Chaplain and an than 100 million killed in a zillion different wars and adjunct faculty of Islamic Studies. His column runs evconflicts, has showed us what kind of alternative we ery other Tuesday. You can follow Abdullah on Twitter @ are talking about. aantepli.


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his is a column about medicine, but sitions. Paul did not grow up wanting to be it doesn’t start in a hospital. Instead a doctor, but now aspires to be a practicing it starts in a classroom filled to the physician and researcher. His columns will brim with eager medical students awaiting focus on the most compelling economic the words of a prominent and humanistic challenges physician. The physician is in medicine. not of this world. He is, in Jay Srinivasan is a Trinity fact, imaginary—the crejunior and mathematics maation of a real-world physijor, who has been actively incian Abraham Verghese, volved in emergency medical who practices and teaches services (EMS) since April at Stanford. Verghese is 2009. Currently serving as an known to the American officer of Duke’s student-run public as the author of the campus EMS agency, he has bestsellers “My Own Counalso spent the past year worktry: A Doctor’s Story” and ing part-time with Durham “Cutting for Stone,” and County EMS and obtaining to the medical community a paramedic certification. as an incredibly effective, various positions and pre-med series These albeit unorthodox, physiyears of experience with premeditations cian. You can watch one of field medicine have affordhis lectures on, ed him a perspective on the where he argues that medicine is bound to American healthcare system derived from discover a new and revolutionary tool—the encounters with patients from all walks of human hand. His fictitious physician—the life. Jay’s columns will focus on the greater prominent Dr. Thomas Stone, namesake lessons we can take away from working with for his most recent best seller—tries to the patients in our own backyard. make a similar point to his packed class Sanjay Kishore is an aspiring physician of medical students. He asks, “What treat- who has slowly come to realize that the ment in an emergency is administered by answers to the most pressing health chalear?” No one seems to know; there aren’t lenges of tomorrow may not be found in a many drugs administered by ear. And test tube. Though he entered Duke with then, finally, someone speaks up with the dreams of being a geneticist, he’s become sought-after answer: “words of comfort.” a Program II major focused on the social We start with this story about a story be- determinants of health, and has had the cause it is an unorthodox way of introduc- opportunity to explore the upstream driving this column—a series of authors with ers of health inequity, ranging from ethunorthodox experiences in medicine. We nic conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa to the all want to be doctors, but we have very dif- lack of health insurance in Durham. His ferent views of what medicine is and can columns will try to capture the essence be. Medicine is a truly vast field and can be of a personal—but not unique—journey experienced and pursued in many ways, toward the pursuit of “social medicine,” and it has lessons for all of us. Whether coming to terms with the disparities that you are a student, nurse, physician or even exist, the idealism that inspires and the someone with interests completely outside doubt that follows an aspiring doctor. the field of medicine, there will be someGeorgia McLendon is a Duke junior, thing for you in this column. As authors, majoring in biology with a focus in anatwe want to tell stories from our time as pre- omy and physiology. She has worked as med undergrads at Duke that can encour- a student researcher under Dr. Stephen age and inform our peers. We also want to Nowicki for two years, examining the reuse these stories to enliven the many sci- lationship between avian brain size, song entific, ethical, political, economic, social complexity and mate choice. In this coland policy discussions that take place in umn, Georgia will provide an undergradour community and others. We will write uate perspective on research methodoloabout healthcare in America and whether gies as they relate to thinking critically as or not it should be universal. We will look a physician. In addition, she will discuss to other parts of the world to see if they topics in medical ethics, such as the nacan offer lessons. And we will reflect on ture of well-being and decision-making those life-changing moments in clinics and for those who can’t make decisions for labs that challenge, sustain and ultimately themselves. redeem our interests in and commitment The views and opinions expressed in to medicine. But before we get there, we our columns do not reflect the views or would like to share our own, brief stories. opinions of any organization with which Paul Horak is a Duke senior and eco- we are affiliated. nomics major, who for the past two years has worked as a research assistant for HarPaul Horak, Trinity ’13, Jay Srinivasan, vard economist David Cutler at the Na- Trinity ’14, Sanjay Kishore, Trinity ’13, and tional Bureau of Economic Research. His Georgia McLendon, Trinity ’14, are Duke preresearch has focused on the relationship meds. This column is the first installment in a between health and employment, with semester-long series of weekly columns written on particular emphasis on how public pro- the pre-med experience at Duke, as well as the digrams—like Social Security Disability In- verse ways students can pursue and engage with surance—might mediate labor force tran- the field of medicine.

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eproductive rights advocates may cember ruled that only offering antihave won the electoral war in choice plates “constitutes viewpoint 2012, but legislatively, we’re per- discrimination in violation of the First petually on the defense. Amendment.” NARAL Pro-Choice Our state announced America found that in earlier this month that it 2012, six states enacted will officially appeal Judge eight pro-choice meaFox’s decision to the U.S. sures. Pro-choice “victoCourt of Appeals for the ries” include California’s Fourth Circuit. extension of the Access What an excellent exThrough Primary Care penditure of taxpayer samantha Project, which permits dollars! Rather than droplachman nurse practitioners and ping the issue altogether physician assistants to what’s our age again? or concurrently offering provide early abortion a “Respect Choice,” plate care in areas with a shortage of physi- (which sounds rather ideologically concians. Vermont and Indiana introduced sistent given Republican attitudes on measures to improve low-income indi- other issues, such as schools), the state is viduals’ access to reproductive health belaboring the point. services through Medicaid. It’s upMaybe (in this case), North Carosetting that legislative outcomes like lina should learn from our southern promoting healthy childbearing and neighbor. In 2004, the same court to protecting confidentiality have to be which the state is appealing upheld a called “victories.” But you take what South Carolina judge’s ruling that the you can get. “Choose Life” plates approved by South The single biggest thing that we can Carolina lawmakers were unconstitucelebrate from President Obama’s first tional. The U.S. Supreme Court did term is the Patient Protection and Af- not agree to hear the case. Shortly affordable Care Act. Insurance plans are ter, South Carolina legislators passed now required to cover without co-pay another law, which permitted nonprofpreventive health services for women, its to apply directly for special license including FDA-approved contraceptive plates. Problem solved. methods and cancer screenings. The connection between this case The reality is that the vast majority of and how North Carolina views reproanti-choice legislation comes from state ductive freedom is elucidated in the legislatures like the North Carolina destination of funds from the “Choose General Assembly (NCGA). The NCGA Life,” license plate sales: $15 of the $25 has a track record of restricting repro- were directed to the Carolina Pregnancy ductive freedom; their efforts were Care Fellowship, an association of nonslowed with former Gov. Bev Purdue’s profit pregnancy counseling centers. vetoes on anti-choice legislation. There are approximately 122 crisis In Gov. Pat McCrory’s inaugural ad- pregnancy centers in North Carolina; dress this past Saturday, he said, “Gov- indeed, there’s one 3.9 miles from West ernment should not and cannot be a Campus. They lure women in with free barricade or an obstacle to progress. pregnancy tests and supposedly unbiOur face and our approach should be ased counseling and then offer medioutward like we are today, not inward.” cally inaccurate information. North Preach. Carolina should not be in the business Indeed, in the final gubernatorial of channeling money to these centers, debate between McCrory and Lt. Gov. especially as the NCGA attempts to deWalter Dalton, McCrory said that he fund Planned Parenthood. would not support additional obstacles This month marked the 40th annion a woman’s right to safe, legal abor- versary of the landmark Roe v. Wade tion care. Will he keep this pledge? Or decision affirming a woman’s constitudoes this “outward-looking” approach tionally protected right to an abortion. really mean intrusions upon the private In a recent interview with Salon, Nanconversations between a woman and cy Keenan, the president of NARAL, her doctor? voiced concern that there’s an “intenPerhaps an example will demon- sity gap,” in our generation in regards strate where the state’s priorities lie. to advocating for reproductive rights. In 2011, the NCGA passed House Bill About millennials (i.e., us) she said, 289, which authorized the issuance of “They are pro-choice, but they don’t a “Choose Life” license plate. How- put the issue of protecting this decision ever, amendments proposing plates in at the top of their list.” favor of reproductive freedom, with Do we recognize that these battles messages such as “Respect Choice,” weren’t put to rest in the 1970s? And were repeatedly rejected. The Ameri- are we, as students in North Carolina, can Civil Liberties Union immediately aware that many of these battles are befiled a suit to force the state to also of- ing fought right here? fer a pro-choice plate. Judge James Fox of the U.S. District Court for Eastern Samantha Lachman is a Trinity senior. North Carolina issued an injunction Her column runs every other Tuesday. Folin November of 2011 and this past De- low her on Twitter @SamLachman.

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[springARTS] It’s spring at Duke: the birds are chirping, the sun is sometimes shining and, most importantly (we’d argue), the arts are already in full swing. Here at Recess, two of our favorite times of the year are the beginnings of each semester; this go-round, we bring you the Spring Arts Preview. From home movie days to Shakespeare art songs to a conference on creativity, being and healing, this special issue is full of Duke-based arts and culture events to get excited about this semester.

[Coming up this Thursday, January 17, in Recess:] Rock for Roe

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Pinhook concert celebrates 40 years of Roe v. Wade with local bands


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Recital sets Shakespeare-inspired art songs alongside monologues by Thomas Kavanagh THE CHRONICLE

When Orsino laments his unrequited passion for Countess Olivia in Twelfth Night, he offers the ultimate recipe for numbing heartbreak: “If music be the food of love, play on.� Today his words echo with artists of all types. It’s a rare occasion, however, when seemingly disconnected modes of performance—chamber music and theatre—share a stage. In a performance that’s part staged reading and part recital, “Shakespeare: Music’s Muse� will showcase piano-voice duets (a.k.a art songs) either inspired by or written to accompany several of the master-poet’s plays. David Heid (piano) and Andrea Moore (soprano) will call upon works variously influenced by Hamlet, Othello, As You Like It and Twelfth Night. Back-to-back with Heid and Moore, undergraduate thespians Steven Li (’13) and Molly Forlines (’13) will perform selections from the motivating texts. The performance, to be put on Friday, Feb. 8 in the Nelson Music Room, is unusual for many reasons. It includes an eclectic selection of works from various eras and composers: spanning works from Brahms to 20th century masters H.H.A. Beach and E. W. Korngold. The set also features a partial rendition of the closing number from “Kiss Me Kate,� Cole Porter’s musical version of The Taming of the Shrew, which will involve the whole four-person ensemble. While the set-list of “Music’s Muse� includes some incidental works which originally backed

up performances of Shakespeare, much of what Heid and Moore will perform has never shared the concert space with live theater. “What we want to do is fully wed art forms that are usually only related,� said Heid, who also teaches piano


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at Duke and plays as a staff accompanist. “People these days are trying different ways to prevent classical music besides the usual recital.� “Music’s Muse� is another example of unexpected student-faculty interaction on equal terms. Heid said he gave the students free reign to select specific monologues, and Heid believes Li and Forlines will have had as much authority over the vision of the performance as the Triangle veterans. For the student actors, this isn’t their first go at experimental theater nor is it their first time performing Shakespeare. Both Li and Forlines starred in last fall’s Theater Studies show Women Beware Women, an edgy adaptation of Moliere’s classic by the same name, and they also played important roles in the fall showcase of Antic Shakespeare, an undergraduate theatre group dedicated to Shakespeare. Forlines jumped on the opportunity to “flex her Shakespeare muscles� upon hearing of Heid and Moore’s project. For her, the chance to communicate with art song is proving to be an enriching intellectual partnership. She said that Heid and Moore’s expression of the music of Shakespeare’s poetry grants her an indirect understanding of the Bard’s verse. Shakespeare’s poetry has always been musical. His syllables are composed with




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February 15 8 pm, Page Auditorium General admission $10 Sr. Citizens & Students $5

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CDS to showcase Home Movie Day, Alice Fest by Jamie Moon THE CHRONICLE

This spring, the Center for Documentary Studies will present two film festivals, Home Movie Day and Alice Fest, highlighting the preservation of home movies and the role of women in media, respectively. Home Movie Day, sponsored by the CDS and Duke’s Archive of Documentary Arts, is an annual event that has celebrated amateur films and filmmaking worldwide since 2002. To be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, the event will be hosted by Skip Elsheimer, founder of A/V Geeks, an online collection of educational and homemade films. In addition to the A/V Geeks films, the event will also feature works by local film archivists and the guests themselves. “Usually people show up with a shoebox full of films,” Elsheimer said. “When you watch home movies of people you don’t know anything about, it’s actually fascinating. It’s like original reality television.” Due to the varying equipment needed for different video formats, Home Movie Day will feature only 8mm or 16mm film movies. Although most people have discarded this type of film after transferring content onto VHS or DVD, Elsheimer argues that the quality of the original film remains the finest. “What we want is for people to hold onto the original film. Those are irreplaceable,” Elsheimer said. On the other hand, those who have retained collections of their home movies often struggle to find a compatible projector to view them, leading to growing piles of home movies at thrift stores, yard sales and even the garbage. Yet Elsheimer argues that what may appear as a simple personal memory, such as a surprise birthday party, is an essential preservation of cultural history. “The older the film is, the more important they are because they show things besides Christmas or birthdays,” Elsheimer said. “They show how towns used to look, his-

torical events, what celebrities came to town, all sorts of things.” Originally held in Raleigh’s North Carolina State Archives Auditorium, Home Movie Day moved to Durham in the hopes of increasing accessibility and finding a new audience among Duke students. “The CDS likes hosting events like Home Movie Day because home movies are really just another form of docu-

progress from filmmakers based in the South. Named after the first female film director Alice GuyBlaché, Alice Fest aims to advance the role of women in filmmaking and media. The founder and host of Alice Fest, documentarian and CDS alum Vivian Bowman-Edwards, hopes to highlight women’s accomplishments in filmmaking, which often go overlooked. “All the things that women are doing and have been doing, people just don’t know about,” BowmanEdwards said. “Even in history, all the things you learn about, women aren’t included. One goal is to highlight women’s achievements; another is to encourage women to be involved in media and mediamaking.” Similar to Home Movie Day, the event will feature not only curated works but also prior submissions accepted on a rolling basis. Divided into two screening blocks, the event will also include a Q&A session with the filmmakers and directors themselves. In addition to film screenings, Alice Fest will also honor leaders among local teachers, educators, and mentors who have made women more visible in the media through their work. Last year, Alice Fest recognized Sonya Williams Harris, producer and host of the weekly television program Tarheel Talk, and Barbara Lau, director of Pauli Murray Project, a community project devoted to civil rights. While only women filmmakers can submit entries, the content of the film can vary from food and travel as seen in Simone Keith’s Bia’s Brazil to a college romance in Nancy Kalow’s The Beginning of the End, both showcased last year at Alice Fest. SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Although the list of films for 2013 has yet to be mentary,” CDS Continuing Education Coordinator Marc confirmed, Bowman-Edwards looks forward to another Maximov said. positive step towards increasing women’s roles in media Alice Fest, the second event to be held on Sunday, Mar. through the continuation of Alice Fest. 10 in recognition of Women’s History Month, presents “It started out as a modest effort, but it turned out really short documentaries, experimental film and multimedia well,” she said. “This is our second year and I’m hoping to projects by local women filmmakers. The Southern Docu- grow and expand it.” mentary Fund, an organization of local documentarians, Home Movie Day runs from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26; is partnering with Alice Fest and contributing works-in- Alice Fest begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 10.


Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters THE CONE SISTERS OF BALTIMORE LEFT: Paul Gauguin, Vahine no te vi (Woman of the Mango), 1892. Oil on canvas, 28¾ x 17¾ inches (73 x 45.1 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.213.

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Duke Jazz Ensemble – John Brown, director with guest artist Tia Fuller, saxophone Page Auditorium - 8 pm

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Duke Jazz Ensemble – John Brown, director with guest artist Jon Faddis, trumpet Page Auditorium - 8 pm

This exhibition is organized by The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, New York, and the Vancouver Art Gallery. In Durham, the exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. At the Nasher Museum of Art, lead foundation support is provided by the Crow Creek Foundation. Lead corporate support is provided by Wells Fargo. The media sponsor is NBC17.

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Threshold conference convenes at Duke by Kathy Zhou THE CHRONICLE

From Feb. 28 through Mar. 3, Duke will host Across the Threshold: Creativity, Being & Healing, the international conference, now in its fifth year, that examines the interrelationship of mind, body, spirit, community and, now, environment. In 2007, Dance Program colleagues conceptualized an interdisciplinary approach to determining how healing and altered states of consciousness translate to the contemporary world. “Dance originated as an expression of spirit, and that’s what we have to offer to academia, to the broader world and to the incredibly huge overarching issues that we face as a species,” says Keval Khalsa, a co-convener of the conference, associate professor of the practice and director of the dance program. Knowing that the project would extend beyond their own fields, the co-conveners built bridges with the Center for Integrative Medicine and the Franklin Humanities Institute, along with several other organizations, students and professionals. Since then, Duke has convened two interdisciplinary symposia. In 2009, the program invited scholar and artist Ciane Fernandes from the Federal University of Bahia, and in 2011, the conference was held in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Across the Threshold will be Duke’s second international conference. “Bringing our students together with a diverse group of individuals who elucidate connections between spirituality and social, economic, environmental and global issues helps to broaden the conversation about the human experience,” Ava Vinesett wrote in an email. An associate professor of the practice of dance and another coconvener of Across the Threshold, Vinesett continued, “In part, our purpose is to further galvanize the spiritual stamina required to heal self and community.” This year’s conference will be the biggest venture to date with respect to the scope of key presenters and attendees. “It’s a big undertaking for a small program,” says Khalsa, “but we’re very thrilled to be connecting with just so many units on campus around the key presenters.” The conference will place a greater emphasis on the environment, considered the missing piece from previous programs. This year’s key presenters are Chris Jordan and Lily Yeh, two artists who, in different but overlapping ways, convey the theme of Across the Threshold. Chris Jordan is a Seattle-based artist, described by Khalsa as “a brilliant artist, touching people on the visceral level about the sort of global destruction that human activity has brought on.” Bridging the gap between science and art, Jordan takes scientific statistics and communicates them in a manner intended to stimulate activism. Through photographs and multimedia, Jordan unapologetically bears witness to the effects of our world’s ravaging consumerism. His keynote presentation is titled “Encountering Midway: the roles of grief, hope, and love in healing our world.” For a number of years Jordan has documented Midway, an atoll located in the North Pacific Ocean covered by massive amounts of garbage and debris. He is currently in the post-production stage of a documentary about his work at Midway and will show select clips dur-

ing his presentation. During his residency, Jordan will also work with the Nicholas School of the Environment, interact with MFA students in Experimental and Documentary Arts and join Arts of the Moving Image for a Screen/Society event on Jan. 27. The second key presenter is Lily Yeh, a Chinese-American community-based artist who has worked extensively in impoverished areas including villages in Rwanda and a Philadelphia neighborhood. Yeh also worked in the suburbs of Beijing at the Dandelion School for the children of Chinese migrant workers, which is now a DukeEngage site. Yeh is the cofounder of Barefoot Artists, a SEE THRESHOLD ON PAGE 14


Visiting Artists @ Duke, 2013 Makoto Fujimura and Bruce Herman Long regarded as a masterpiece of modern English literature, T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets (1943) continues to inspire new generations of creative and spiritual thinkers. To explore this remarkable poetry, Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts (DITA) will present “Engaging Eliot: Four Quartets in word, color, and sound,” a multi-faceted celebration of art and faith. The centerpiece of the celebration will be an exhibition mounted in Duke Chapel of paintings by Japanese-American artist Makoto Fujimura and Boston-based artist/teacher Bruce Herman. Additional events include performances, presentations, and a colloquium. All events are free; however, registration is requested: divinity. duke. edu/initiatives-centers/dita. January 28 - February 9, 2013

Immersed in Every Sense 2 The second series of visiting artist lectures that will bring visual artists to campus, to present lectures, workshops, and participate in performances. Media artist James Benning will be on campus March 25 - 27, and visual artist Chris Coleman, February 18-22. More info at

Chris Jordan Photographic artist and cultural/environmental activist Chris Jordan will participate in a residency with the Dance Program that includes serving as the keynote speaker at Across The Threshold: Creativity, Being & Healing Interdisciplinary Conference exploring transformative paths leading to Personal/Social/Environmental Transformation. The 2013 conference will bring together artists, scientists, spiritual activists, healers and academicians interested in a holistic approach to create more awareness contextualizing ourselves visà-vis the environment we live in, and to generate an empowered response to the global environmental destruction we currently face. February 28 - March 3, 2013

Wangechi Mutu A three-day residency by visual artist Wangechi Mutu in connection with the first major solo museum exhibition for this internationally-renowned multidisciplinary artist. March 21 - July 21, 2013, Nasher Museum of Art. Image: Wangechi Mutu, The Bride Who Married a Camel’s Head, 2009. Mixed media on Mylar, 42 x 30 inches (106.7 x 76.2 cm). Deutsche Bank Collection, Germany. Courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA, USA. © 2009 Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Mathias Schormann.

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Wet Ink Ensemble The second stage of a two-year residency brings this New York-based, composer/performer chamber ensemble back to Duke to collaborate with students in the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program and the Department of Music. A concert on March 3 featuring Wet Ink and Anonymous 4’s Jacqueline Horner Kwiatek will feature the world premieres of dissertation compositions by three Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Music. On April 30, the public will have the opportunity to experience an evening film and music collaborations. Both concerts will be in Sheafer Lab Theater. encounters Image: Duke Music Department graduate student Alex Kotch and members of Wet Ink Ensemble in rehearsal at the Duke Coffee House, spring 2012.

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Returning series promotes artistic immersion by Hannah Anderson-Baranger THE CHRONICLE

Panoramic video journals. Interactive digital installation. Experimental film. These are just a few of the artistic forms that will be found in the Immersed in Every Sense 2, a Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Organized by the arts faculty and supported by funding from the Vice Provost for the Arts, the series brings to campus artists from around the United States and Canada for a brief residency, during which the artists give public lectures, demonstrations and visit classes. The title of the series hints at what the faculty aim to do with Duke’s arts education, Professor William Noland of the Art, Art History and Visual Studies department said. The faculty purposefully chose “artists that cross borders the same way our department is focused on interdisciplinarity,” Noland explained. This spring series especially highlights new forms of image capturebased work, intersecting visual art, technology and experience. Noland explained that the creation of the series was motivated by the need for cohesive artist visits; the series coordinates lectures across the art programs and the Nasher Museum of Art. The Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies (AAHVS) has always brought in artists, explained AAHVS Professor Pedro Lasch, but the funding from the Vice Provost for the Arts allows for a more extensive series with bigger-name artists. The lectures are geared toward undergraduates, but are open to the public. Class visits provide undergraduate students with a different take on their own artwork from an outside professional. The series also creates space for more interaction between undergraduates and the students from the new MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. The practice of visual art is moving towards more “cross-pollination” with other disciplines, especially with the sciences, Noland said. The artists taking part in the series were specifically chosen to represent a diversity of subjects and for their ability to speak to a broad range of people, explained Lasch. This year’s se-

ries includes artists that will especially appeal to students with interests in engineering, information science, computer science and environmental science. Engineering students may be particularly interested in artist Chris Coleman. Scheduled to visit Duke in late February, Coleman began by studying mechanical engineering, after which he turned to visual art. His practice often takes the form of interactive installation, involving sculpture, performance and video. Coleman is concerned with control systems, theories of chaos and order and interactive digital art involving complex audio/visual manipulation, tying together the disciplines of art and technology. Danwei Wu, a Trinity ’14 neuroscience major also double-minoring in chemistry and visual arts, attended several of the lectures from last year’s series, the first Immersed in Every Sense. Wu was encouraged to attend the lectures by a professor, but then went to a few just for fun. “The whole concept is immersive—you’re part of the piece, you’re interacting with the piece, versus looking at the painting,” Wu said of the artists’ work. This year’s series is no different. Both artists scheduled for March work at the cutting edge of film. Luc Courchesne works in experimental video, creating interactive portraiture and “panoscopic” images with a device of his own making. The panoscopic images could be described as panoramic in-the-round videos—for instance, one piece is a video journal of a beach, with the


break waves of the ocean wrapping around the circular frame to meet the sandy boardwalk. James Benning, also coming to Duke in March, works within the cinematic avant-garde, exploring SEE IMMERSED ON PAGE 14

Duke University Theater Studies Theater this Spring.. The Miles

Written by and featuring Steven Li (T’13) (Sr. Distinction Project) Directed by Marshall Botvinick (T’06) Brody Theater, East Campus February 14-16, 8 pm Theater Previews New Works Lab - Republic in development during a two-week residency with Alec Dufffy (T’98) and his company Hoi Polloi Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center February 22 - open rehearsal February 23, 8 pm - Work-in-Progress showing of Republic

Waltz, a puppet show

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Written and directed by Don Tucker (T’13) (Sr. Distinction Project) East Duke 209, East Campus March 21-23, 8 and 9 pm each evening Duke Players Lab Theater By John Kolvenbach Directed by Kari Barclay Brody Theater, East Campus March 28-30, 8 pm

Love Song


By Young Jean Lee Directed by Jody McAuliffe, Theater Studies faculty Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center April 4-6 and 11-13 at 8 pm and April 7 & 14 at 2 pm


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Spring 2013 Calendar of Events Ongoing Exhibitions

Organ Recital Series Concert. David Arcus, Associate University Organist and Chapel Organist at Duke, will present a program on the Flentrop organ, featuring music from the German Baroque. 5pm, Duke Chapel. Free admission. (CM)

Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. Thru February 10. (NAS) Campaign for Braddock Hospital (Save Our Community Hospital). Photographs by LaToya Ruby Frazier. Thru February 23. Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)


The Restraints: Open and Hidden. Photographer Gordon Parks’s 1956 Life magazine series on segregation. Thru March 2. Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)

QU4RTETS Performance. Featuring Makoto Fujimura, Bruce Herman, and Christopher Theofanidis in a collaborative multimedia performance. The event will also include lectures, and a performance by the Ciompi Quartet, and Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts (DITA) director Jeremy Begbie. 7:30pm, Duke Chapel. Free. (VPA) QU4RTETS Exhibition. Visiting artists Makoto Fujimura and Bruce Herman each created four paintings in response a set of four poems by T. S. Eliot, titled Four Quartets. This is the largest exhibition ever to be mounted in Duke Chapel. Presented by Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts (DITA). Thru February 9. 8am-10pm, Duke Chapel Transepts. (VPA) Events are free; however, registration is requested: divinity.duke. edu/initiatives-centers/dita

The Road to Desegregation at Duke. A look at the contributions of African Americans at Duke 50 years after desegregation. Thru March 3. Rare Book Room Cases, Rubenstein Library. Free. (LIB) A Mockery of Justice: Caricature and the Dreyfus Affair. How the popular press satirized one of the most notorious legal cases in French history. Thru March 9. Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery. Free. (LIB)


January Full Frame 2013 Passes On Sale Now. The 16th annual festival takes place April 4-7. Duke University Box Office. $100 Student Pass; $150 The 10 Pass; $225 The 15 Pass; $550 The 20+ Pass. (FF)

Talk. Meet Karen Levitov of the Jewish Museum, New York, who organized Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters. 7pm, Nasher Museum of Art. Free. (NAS) Full Frame Winter Series: SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN. 7:30pm. Carolina Theatre, downtown Durham. Free. (FF) Alexander Technique Master Class for Instrumentalists with William Conable. 7:30pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)

February 2

Piano Master Class with Stephen Prutsman. 12pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Conducting Master Class with Jindong Cai. 7:30pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)


First Thursday. Gallery talk, “In Vino Veritas, on the history and culture of wine in classical Greece,” by Carla Antonaccio, chair and professor in Duke’s Department of Classical Studies. 5:30pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)

Trio Concert. Eric Pritchard, violin; William Conable, cello; Jane Hawkins, piano. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS) 48 Hours in Las Vegas Exhibition. Work by MFAEDA students following their 2011 residency in Las Vegas. January 18 thru February 17. Fredric Jameson Gallery, Friedl Building, East Campus. Free. (MFAEDA)


Voice Master Class with Elizabeth Bishop. 4:30pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)


Full Frame Winter Series: HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE. 7:30pm, Carolina Theatre, downtown Durham. Free. (FF)


Lecture Series in Musicology: Raymond Knapp (UCLA). “The Sound of Broadway’s Mean Streets.” 4pm, Room 101 Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)


Home Movie Day. A celebration of amateur home movies; screenings and discussion with local film archivist Skip Elsheimer. 1–5pm, Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)


Free Family Day. Gallery hunt, make-and-take crafts, live entertainment. 12pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)

QU4RTETS Brown-Bag Class Discussion. Fujimura and Herman will discuss how creative works by artists such as Eliot are catalytic for future development in the arts.12:20-1:20pm, Duke Divinity School, Room 0015W. Free: Students & faculty only. (VPA)

“Said the Piano to the Harpsichord…” Randall Love, piano and Elaine Funaro, harpsichord. Works include Poulenc’s Concerto Champetre and contemporary works for harpsichord. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Presented in association with Mallarmé Chamber Players. Free. (MUS)

Artist Talk. Artist Pablo Helguera. 5:30pm, East Duke 204A. Free. (VPA/AAH&VS)


Exhibition Reception and Artist’s Talk. Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier discusses her series Campaign for Braddock Hospital (Save Our Community Hospital), on view at CDS. 6–9pm, Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)


Exhibition and Opening Event Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections. Reception with cash bar. Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)


The Miles. Written by and featuring Steven Li (T’13) (Senior Distinction Project) 8pm, Brody Theater, East Campus. Free. (TS)


Take a Stand: Supporting Social Change Through Music. Regional Professional Development Session. 9am – 5:30pm. Nelson Music Rm. Free. Sponsored by KidZNotes, the Office of the Vice Provost of the Arts and the Department of Music, Duke University, Longy School of Music of Bard College, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Durham Public Schools. (MUS/VPA) Duke Jazz Ensemble. John Brown, director with guest artist Tia Fuller, saxophone. 8pm, Page Aud. $10 Gen.; $5 Students & Sr. Citizens. (MUS)


Art, Art History & Visual Studies Graduate Student Symposium. Keynote speaker: Verity Platt (Associate Professor and Curator, Cornell University). East Duke. Free. (AAHVS).


The Miles. (See Feb. 14) 8pm. (TS) Take a Stand: Supporting Social Change Through Music. (See Feb. 15) 9am – 5:30pm. Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS/VPA)


9th Annual Valentine’s Day Jazz Concert, featuring the Duke Jazz Ensemble, NCCU Jazz Ensemble, and UNC Jazz Ensemble. 4pm, Kenan Music Building, UNC-Chapel Hill. $10 Gen., 919-843-3333 or at the door. (MUS)


Immersed in Every Sense 2 Visiting Artist Series. Artist Chris Coleman. Thru Feb 22. Location and date TBA. Free. (VPA/AAH&VS)


The Duke University Wind Symphony. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, conductor. Two Shades Of Blue, featuring the UNC Wind Ensemble, Evan Feldman, conductor. Works by Eric Whitacre, Percy Grainger, Frank Ticheli, Lukas Schingenschuh, John Williams and others. 8pm, Reynolds Theater. Free. (MUS) Andrew T. Nadell Book Collectors Contest. Undergraduate and graduate student bibliophiles show off their personal book collections. Perkins Library Lobby. Free. (LIB)


Art, Art History & Visual Studies Graduate Student Symposium. (See Feb. 7) East Duke. Free. (AAHVS). Shakespeare: Music’s Muse. Andrea Moore, soprano; David Heid, piano; and Duke student actors Molly Forlines & Steven Li. Music inspired by Shakespeare’s plays by Schumann, Brahms, Rossini, Korngold, and others, with excerpts from selected plays. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)

Duke Wind Symphony: Viennese Ball. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, conductor. 7-11pm, Great Hall, West Union Bldg. $12 single, $14 single FLEX, $20 cash couple, $24 FLEX couple. (MUS) Choral Society of Durham Winter Concert. This accomplished community choir will perform Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom with full professional orchestra. 8pm, Duke Chapel. $15 Gen., Students free. (CM)

QU4RTETS Colloquium. Eliot, Art and Faith. Duke faculty members Richard Hays, Ellen Davis, Michael Moses, and Gennifer Weisenfeld join Makoto Fujimura and Bruce Herman for a discussion about the ways in which Eliot’s poetic vision can be explored in word, color and sound. 7:30pm, Duke Divinity School, Room 0016W. Free. (VPA)

Alexander Technique Master Class for Vocalists with William Conable. 5pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)


Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics. Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, “Rasumovsky. ” 12pm, Gothic Reading Rm., Perkins Library. Free. (MUS)

The Miles. (See Feb. 14) 8 pm. (TS)

Mapping the City: A Stranger’s Guide. How maps project ideas of urban space. Curated by students in the Franklin Humanities Institute Borderwork(s) Lab. Thru March 17. Perkins Library Gallery. Free. (LIB)



Piano Honors Concert. Featuring advanced Duke piano students. 6pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS) Encounters: with the music of our time presents the Ciompi Quartet with guest artists from Kyo-Shin-An Arts. Works include Daron Hagen’s Concerto for Koto and String Quartet (2011). 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Organ Workshop. Visiting organist Jonathan Biggers will offer a workshop on “Creative Hymn Playing” in the Chapel chancel. 11am, Duke Chapel. Free. (CM) Theater Previews New Works Lab. Featuring Hoi Polloi, an OBIEwinning New Yorkbased collaborative theater company who will be in residence for two weeks creating a new piece of devised theater. 8 pm, Sheafer Theater, West Campus. (TS)

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Spring 2013 Cal Recital. German Lieder by voice students, featuring songs by Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, and Marx. 2 pm, Nelson Music Rm. Co-sponsored by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature. Free. (MUS)




The Photographs of Ronald Reis. Scenes of daily life in the city by American street photographer Ronald Reis. March 18-May 17. Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery. Free. (LIB)

Organ Recital Series Concert. Jonathan Biggers, hailed as “one of the most outstanding concert organists in the United States,” will present a recital on the Aeolian organ. 5pm, Duke Chapel. Free. (CM)

One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia. Paul Kwilecki’s black-and-white images of his birthplace. March 18–July 27. Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)

Talk. Photographer Burk Uzzle, past president of Mangum Photos, whose work is part of the Light Sensitive, gives the annual Semans Lecture. 7pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS) Across the Threshold: Creativity, Being & Healing Interdisciplinary Conference exploring paths leading to Personal/Social/Environmental Transformation. Featuring artists Ronald K. Brown, Lily Yeh, and Chris Jordan. Registration: danceprogram. (DDP/VPA)


Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert. Rodney Wynkoop, director. 8pm, Duke Chapel. Free. (MUS)


A Home for Herbaria. An exhibition on the history and work of the Duke University Herbarium. March 20-July 31. Perkins Library Gallery. Free. (LIB)

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Lecture Series in Musicology: Arved Ashby (Ohio State). “Mahler’s ‘new mode of musical perception, tightly wound around itself’” 4pm, Room 101 Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS) Across the Threshold. (See Feb. 28) (DDP)

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Organ Recital Series Concert. Duke organist and professor Robert Parkins will present “The Art of Variation,” including music by early Spanish, Italian, and German composers on the Brombaugh organ plus works by Bach and Reger on the Flentrop. 5pm, Duke Chapel. Free admission. (CM)


Full Frame 2013 Tickets On Sale Now. $2 discount on Sunday tickets (April 7 only) with a valid Duke ID. The festival takes place April 4-7. Online (March 25-April 7). Duke University Box Office (March 25-29). At the festival (April 4-7). $15 Films; $10 Sunday Encores; $25 Opening Night Party/Awards Barbecue; Free Outdoor screenings/Speakeasy Conversations. (FF) Immersed in Every Sense 2 Visiting Artist Series. Media artist James Benning. Thru March 27. Location and date TBA. Free. (VPA/ AAH&VS)


Duke Players Lab. Love Song by John Kolvenbach 8pm. Free. Brody Theater, East Campus. Free. (TS)


Choreolab 2013. Spring dance performance featuring works by Duke faculty and students. 8 pm, Reynolds Theater. $15 Gen.; $5 Students. (DDP) Duke Players Lab. (See March 28) 8pm. (TS)


Across the Threshold. (See Feb. 28) (DDP)


Choral Society of Durham Chamber Choir Concert. Bursting with melody and rhythmic vigor, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle will be presented in its original scoring for two pianos and small organ. 4pm, Duke Chapel. $15 Gen., Students free. (CM)

Baroque Violin for Modern Violinists. Master Class with Jennifer Roig-Francoli. 5pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Waltz, a puppet show. Written and directed by Don Tucker (T’13) (Sr. Distinction Project) 8pm & 9pm. East Duke 209, East Campus. Free. (TS)


Across the Threshold. (See Feb. 28) (DDP)


Waltz, a puppet show. (See March 21) 8pm & 9pm. (TS)

Harpsichord for Pianists. Master Class with Vivian Montgomery. 5pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)

Encounters: with the music of our time presents Wet Ink Ensemble, Jacqueline Horner Kwiatek, & guests. Three world premieres of dissertation pieces by Duke Ph. D. candidates Dan Ruccia: Hallmarks, Sigils and Colophons, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, conductor; Tim Hambourger: Last Wave Reached; Paul Swartzel: The Greatest Professional Wrestling Match of All Time. 8pm, Sheafer Lab Theater. Free. (MUS/VPA)


Exhibition Preview and Artist Talk. Meet Wangechi Mutu, whose first survey was organized by the Nasher Museum. 7pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS/VPA)


Duke Symphony Orchestra. Harry Davidson, music director. Centennial Celebrations 1. Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Gluck-Wagner: Overture to Iphigénie en Aulide; Wagner: “Good Friday Spell Music” from Parsifal & Overture to Rienzi; and featuring 2012-13 student concerto competition winner Jingwei Li, performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto. 8pm, Page Aud. Free. (MUS)

Rare Music Concert with Adastra Duo. Music for Baroque violin and harpsichord by Jennifer RoigFrancoli and Vivian Montgomery. 4:30pm, Biddle Music Bldg Lobby. Free. (MUS)


Faculty/Guest Recital. Gabriel Richard, violin, and Jane Hawkins, piano, with Fred Raimi, cello. Schubert: Fantasy for Violin and Piano & Trio in E-Flat Major. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Duke University String School. Dorothy Kitchen, dir. Beginning Ensembles & Intermediate I, 3pm. Intermediate II & DUSS Youth Symphony Orchestra, 7pm. Reynolds Theater. Free. (MUS)


Alice Fest. Screenings of works-in-progress and completed works by female filmmakers. Time TBD, Center for Documentary Studies. Free. (CDS)


Rubenstein Library Broadsides. Highlights from the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s collection of broadsides, posters, and other printed ephemera. March 11-May 17. Rare Book Room Cases, Rubenstein Library. Free. (LIB)


Full Frame 2013 Film Schedule Announced. Full Frame website. (FF)


Free Family Day. Gallery hunt, make-and-take crafts, live entertainment. 12pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)

First Thursday. The Nasher Museum’s education department invites visitors of all ages to make collages inspired by Wangechi Mutu. 5:30pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS) Lear. By Young Jean Lee. Using King Lear as a springboard, Lee says in her Lear, “The kids are in the palace, they’ve just kicked the fathers out into the storm. They pretend they’re fine, then realize they’re not. ” 8pm, Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center. $10 Gen.; $5 Students & Sr. Citizens. (TS)


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. (See April 4) (FF) Lear. (See April 4) 8pm. (TS)

6 Waltz, a puppet show. (See March 21) 8pm & 9pm. (TS)

The 16th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Thru April 7. Carolina Theatre, Durham Convention Center, Durham Arts Council. (FF) Chamber Music Master Class with the Takacs Quartet. 5pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)

MFAEDA Thesis Exhibition. Featuring work by the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Class of 2013. Thru April 14. Various locations. Visit http:// for schedule and information. Free. (MFAEDA)

Violin Master Class with Leila Josefowicz. 5pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS) First Thursday. Gallery talk on Light Sensitive with collector Frank Konhaus. 5:30pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)

Duke Players Lab. (See March 28) 8pm. (TS)

Exhibition and Exhibit Opening. Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. The artist’s first major solo museum exhibition was organized by the Nasher Museum. Thru July 21. Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)


Choreolab 2013. (See March 29) (DDP)

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. (See April 4) (FF) Lear. (See April 4) 8pm. (TS)


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The Duke Arts Calendar is edited by Beverly Meek, Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts. Events are subject to change. Please contact event sponsor for updates. Buy tickets online at or visit the University Box Office in the Bryan Center on West Campus, Mon-Fri, 11am-6pm, or one hour prior to performances at event venue. (919-684-4444) Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations, or who have question about physical access, may contact the Box Office in advance of the vent you wish to attend.

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Screen/Society All events are free and open to the general public. Unless otherwise noted, screenings are at 7pm in the Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center. (N) = Nasher Museum Auditorium. (SW) = Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105. (W) = Richard White Auditorium. All events subject to change – for details, updates, and additions, see: ami. duke. edu/screensociety/schedule AMI Showcase 2/3 THE SACRIFICE (Andrei Tarkovsky) (W) 2/5 CHUNGKING EXPRESS Christopher Doyle Retrospective 2/19 ASHES OF TIME [35mm] Christopher Doyle Retrospective 2/26 Short films from the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival (8pm, W) Ashes of Time 3/19 Surrealist short films (8pm) 3/27 HAPPY TOGETHER [35mm] Christopher Doyle Retrospective 4/2 LAST LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE [35mm] Christopher Doyle Retrospective 4/16 LA JETÉE + THE CASE OF Last Life in the Universe THE GRINNING CAT (8pm) Tribute to Chris Marker (1921-2012)


2013 Ethics Film Series: Love and Justice 1/14 GRAN TORINO 2/11 LE FILS (The Son) [35mm] 3/18 BROTHER NUMBER ONE 4/8 HABIBI

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. (See April 4) (FF)

Vespers Ensemble Concert. Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri Patientis Sanctissima. This Baroque oratorio is a masterwork of poetry, scripture, and music, with each of the seven musical movements dedicated to “the most holy limbs of our suffering Jesus.” The Vespers Ensemble will be joined by an orchestra of period instruments. 4pm, Duke Chapel. Free admission. (CM)

Lear. (See April 4) 2pm. (TS) Art for All. Join the Nasher Student Advisory Board in celebrating the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey and the 50th anniversary of the first black students enrolled at Duke. Wangechi Mutu is part of the museum’s ongoing focus on artists of African descent. 2-5pm, Nasher Museum of Art. (NAS)

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Lear. (See April 4) 8pm. (TS)


Duke Chorale Celebration Concert. Rodney Wynkoop, director. 8pm, Biddle Music Bldg Lobby. Free. (MUS)


Duke University String School. Dorothy Kitchen, dir. Beginning Ensemble & Intermediate I, 3pm; Chamber Music Groups, 4pm; Intermediate II & Duke Youth Symphony Orchestra, 7pm. Page Aud. Free. (MUS) Duke Collegium Musicum. Karen Cook, director. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Duke Jazz Ensemble. John Brown, director with guest artist Jon Faddis, trumpet. 8pm, Page Aud. $10 Gen.; $5 Students & Sr. Citizens. (MUS) Lear. (See April 4) 8pm. (TS)


Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem. Brahms’ masterwork is one of the pinnacles of choral music. Presented by the Duke Chapel Choir and Duke Chorale, with professional orchestra and soloists. 4pm, Duke Chapel. $15 Gen., Students free. (CM)

Encounters: with the music of our time presents Wet Ink Ensemble & guests. Film and Music Collaborations Concert. New collaborations by Duke graduate student composers Vladimir Smirnoff, David K. Garner, D. Edward Davis, Tim Hambourger, and Jamie Keesacker; with film/media artists Marika Borgeson, Lisa McCarty, Peter Lisignoli, Jolene Mock, and Annabelle Manning. Also, new works by Duke graduate student composers Bryan Christian and Jamie Keesecker. 8pm, Sheafer Lab Theater. Free. (MUS/VPA)


Lear. (See April 4) 8pm. (TS)


Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme]. Tim Hambourger, director. 8pm, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg. Free. (MUS)


Lear. (See April 4) 2pm. (TS)


Student Chamber Music Recital. 7pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Duke Symphony Orchestra. Harry Davidson, director. Centennial Celebrations 2. Verdi: Overture to La Forza del destino; excerpts from Otello, La Traviata, & Aida with soprano soloists Heather Engebretson & Catheryne Shuman; Britten: Soirées Musicales, Op. 9, after Rossini; Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Preludes to Acts III and I). 8pm, Page Aud. Free. (MUS)


Duke University Wind Symphony. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director. A concert dedicated to Paul Bryan, featuring works he conducted, arranged, and commissioned during his legendary tenure at Duke. Special guests: Duke University Wind Symphony Alumni. 8pm, Page Aud. Free. (MUS)


Opera Workshop. Susan Dunn, director. 8pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)


Opera Workshop. Susan Dunn, director. 3pm, Nelson Music Rm. Free. (MUS)

Choral Society of Durham Spring Concert. Britten’s Spring Symphony and Haydn’s The Seasons (“Spring” section) will celebrate the renewing energy of the season. 8pm, Duke Chapel. $20 Gen., Students free. (CM)

June 9

Vocal Arts Ensemble Concert. This hand-picked choir will present their annual concert of choral masterpieces. 8pm, Duke Chapel. $10 Gen., Students free. (CM)

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Rights! Camera! Action! (SW) Habibi Discussion to follow each film 1/17 BANISHED with director Marco Williams 4/11 THE FIRST YEAR Cine-East: East Asian Cinema 1/23 THE FLOWER GIRL (W) Transnational North Korea 2/6 A SCHOOLGIRL’S DIARY (W) Transnational North Korea 2/7 WRITING IN WATER (W) – calligraphy documentary, with director Angela Zito 2/20 THE JOURNALS OF MUSAN (W) Transnational North Korea 3/6 GOODBYE PYONGYANG (W) Transnational North Korea 3/20 OUR SCHOOL (W) Transnational North Korea 4/3 DESERT DREAM [35mm] Transnational North Korea, I for India with director Zhang Lu 4/9 SUZAKU (by Naomi Kawase) [35mm] Transnational North Desert Dream Korea Quebec Film Series 1/28 MONSIEUR LAZHAR [35mm] 2/4 WAR WITCH (Rebelle) Feminism & Freedom Film Series War Witch (W) 1/30 SI-GUERIKI (W) with director Idrissou Mora Kpai 3/7 FLAME (1996/Zimbabwe, by Ingrid Sinclair) (W) 4/10 LION’S DEN (2008/ Argentinia, by Pablo Trapero) (W) Middle East Film Series 2/12 A SEPARATION Iranian Cinema 2/21 IRANIAN TABOO (W) Iranian Cinema 2/25 5 BROKEN CAMERAS Palestinian/Israeli documentary 3/21 THE NOISE OF CAIRO (W) Egypt’s Revolution 3/24 MICROPHONE (W) Egypt’s Revolution 3/28 THIS IS NOT A FILM (W) Iranian Cinema

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Special Events 2/27 Sneak Peek presentation of MIDWAY (work in progress environmental documentary) Presentation and discussion with director Chris Jordan 4/1 AMI Student Film Awards screening

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Duke Wind Symphony concert honors longtime conductor Professor Paul Bryan by Dan Fishman THE CHRONICLE

It’s hard to talk about the history of the Duke Wind Symphony without mentioning Paul Bryan. Among alumni who played under him during his thirtyeight year tenure, his status is legendary. Part musicologist, part conductor, the man who students call P.B. presided over many of the symphony’s most thriving years. He envisioned, planned and eventually led five semester-long concert tours and study abroad programs in Vienna, Austria for DWS members. A relentless advocate for the creation of compositions made especially for wind symphonies, he commissioned pieces by some of the most famous American composers for concert bands, many of which, including Norman Dello Joio’s “Variants on a Medieval Tune,” have been played by symphonies around the world. He’s published numerous academic articles on Haydn and Mozart, helped run Durham’s Youth Symphony and, even though he’s turning 93 in April, still plays the euphonium at many of the Duke Wind Symphony’s twice-weekly rehearsals. In 2008, former students of his worked with him to publish a book about his life and work under the apt title P.B., Who He?: Teacher, Not-your-usual Band Conductor, Musicologist and Human Being. Despite his many accomplishments, it’s that last quality, P.B.’s generous humanity, that I’ve heard spoken about most enthusiastically by his friends and colleagues. “He’s such a wonderful person,” said Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, current director of the DWS. “I just want to give a little back for what he’s given me.” On Apr. 18 at 8 p.m., MösenbichlerBryant and many DWS members both past and current will have that opportunity. The date marks the group’s second concert of the semester, a concert that will be dedicated to P.B. and his lasting impact. The group will perform pieces that P.B. conducted during his first concert at Duke, as well as some of the pieces that he commissioned and some of his personal favorites. Mösenbichler-Bryant has hinted that P.B. will take the podium for at least one of the pieces, conducting once more, and P.B. himself will likely play his euphonium. Alumni living as far away as Russia have RSVP’d to play with the Symphony during April’s concert. Many of these same alumni have stayed

in contact with P.B. well after their time at Duke. “His memory for all of his students is just incredible,” said Shauna Farmer, Trinity ’86, who played bassoon with the symphony. “He makes me feel like I’m someone special, but in the grand scheme of things, he probably keeps in touch with dozens of students. He really cared about all of us.” P.B. has a catalog of stories about times he has had with his students, and it’s clear that they are as important to him—if not more important—than the music he helped to make. “It took an enormous amount of energy, but I loved the students—they were so responsive— and it was like falling in love,” P.B. said about his first trip to Vienna. When I talked with P.B., he regularly returned to experiences he had abroad with the symphony. On his first trip to Vienna with the group, he remembers playing in the best concert hall and reading a review by an Austrian critic that said that the students played with “an exemplary precision one doesn’t hear in this land” even though only a few were interested in becoming professional musicians. “I think we were the first serious American wind band to go [to Vienna] and play,” P.B. said. Throughout his time at Duke, the symphony toured many other major European cities, and the large group photos of students in ’70sera attire and assorted concert posters hanging in Mösenbichler-Bryant’s office in the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building attest to their presence abroad. Inspired by P.B.’s trips, MösenbichlerBryant hopes to reinstate the practice of touring that had stopped in recent decades. This fall, DWS is scheduled to perform in Atlanta, which, though not exactly Europe, should allow the young director an opportunity to practice touring before planning more extended, possibly international trips in the future. Her enthusiasm about touring is only one of the similarities between Mösenbichler-Bryant and P.B. “She’s really grabbed the students,” P.B. said. “She’s vital, and she’s a very good conductor.” Those are the kind of qualities that have helped her to grow the DWS back to over 60 musicians from a low-point of 30 just before she was hired. “Before I came here I was told this was the last chance for the Wind Symphony to thrive again,” SEE SYMPHONY ON PAGE 14

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Screen/Society rolls out spring film series Headed by the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI) department’s Hank Okazaki, In recent years, the film scene at Duke Screen/Society, in conjunction with has become one of its artistic strengths. other academic departments, works to Coupled with a burgeoning MFA pro- organize series that spotlight influential gram for documentary and experimen- films not readily available to the public. tal film and the ever-increasing presence Okazaki says that “…this semester will of Duke’s faculty and alumni in the film- showcase one of our strongest programs making world, Screen/Society has been yet, with a wide range of films that you influential in creating a stimulating cin- won’t see anywhere else in the Triangle, ematic climate. Every semester Screen/ or in even in the state or the region.” Society, the umbrella organization that The AMI Showcase is a series of films presents most of Duke’s film series, ex- co-curated with other AMI faculty and hibits a wide range of works from around focuses on the work of cinematographer the globe to expand the audience’s aca- Christopher Doyle. Doyle was in charge demic and cultural conception of film. of representing virtuoso director Wong Kar-Wai’s hyper-stylized and sensual flair in Hong Kong cinema classics like Chungking Express, Ashes of Time and Happy Together. His work with the Thai director Pen-Ek Ratanaruang on Last Life of the Universe will also be shown. In addition, a selection of short films and a tribute to the recently deceased avant-garde film essayist Chris Marker will be presented. The 2013 Ethics Film Series in collaboration with the Kenan Institute for Ethics will focus on the theme of “love and justice.” Okazaki describes these films as “engag[ing] the tension between the demands of justice and the grace of love.” A discussion will follow each showing elaborating on the ethical, social and political issues presented. There will also be a human rights-themed SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE by Derek Saffe THE CHRONICLE

series, Rights! Camera! Action!, showing films that have won awards at Durham’s Full Frame Documentary Festival. Cine-East: East Asian Cinema is the longest running film series at Duke. In its 22nd consecutive semester, the latest installment will focus on a special series curated by Professor Nayoung Aimee Kwon entitled “Transnational North Korea.” The series will bring together a selection of films attempting to challenge and deepen our representation of North Korea and its place in both local and global spheres. Quebéc at the Oscars, in collaboration with Canadian Studies at Duke, will present Canada’s last two submissions to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars. Both films were directed and produced in the French Canadian province of Quebéc: Monsieur Lazhar


and Rebelle/War Witch. The Feminism and Freedom Film series in collaboration with the Women’s SEE SCREEN ON PAGE 13


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Organ Recitals 2013 David Arcus Sunday, January 27, 2013 5:00 p.m.

David Arcus playing has been praised for its display of “exalted pomp and spirit, and a genuine affection for his listener” (Fanfare). In addition to serving as Associate University Organist and Chapel Organist at Duke, he is also the Divinity School Organist and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Sacred Music. His program in this year’s series, performed on the Flentrop organ, will feature music from the German Baroque, including works by Scheidemann, Reincken, Bach, and Bruhns.

Jonathan Biggers Sunday, February 24, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Jonathan Biggers, hailed as “one of the most outstanding concert organists in the United States,” will present a recital on the Aeolian organ. He currently holds the prestigious Edwin Link Endowed Professorship in Organ and Harpsichord at Binghamton University in New York. Biggers has appeared as a recitalist or soloist with orchestra in hundreds of concerts throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. One critic wrote of him, “Were there more performers like this, the organ would be far less a minority interest.” On Saturday, February 23, at 11:00 a.m., Jonathan Biggers will offer a workshop on “Creative Hymn Playing” in the Chapel chancel (free and open to the public).

Robert Parkins Sunday, March 24, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Robert Parkins is the University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke. His recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels, and his performances have been described as “fresh and spontaneous, transforming the music from museum artifacts to living works of beauty” (The Diapason). This season’s program, “The Art of Variation,” will include music by early Spanish, Italian, and German composers on the Brombaugh organ, plus works by Bach and Reger on the Flentrop.

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SCREEN from page 12 Studies Program at Duke will feature films from Argentina, Zimbabwe and Benin. The film from Benin, Si-Gueriki, will have a discussion after the showing with its director Idrissou Mora Kpai, currently a visiting instructor at Duke. The Middle East Film Series comprises three films from Iran, a PalestinianIsraeli collaboration and two Egyptian films. The first film in the series, A Separation, won the 2012 Best Foreign Language Oscar by deftly sketching an intimate and poignant portrait of a marriage’s dissolution in contemporary

Iran. One of the most intriguing and potentially controversial films shown by Screen/Society this semester is the Sundance Directing Award-winning 5 Broken Cameras. This documentary chronicles the struggle of a Palestinian farmer’s nonviolent resistance to the building of a separation barrier by the Israeli army in his village. Told through the lens of five cameras that are shattered or shot through the course of filming, the footage was edited by Israeli director Guy Davidi. There will also be two special events, a screening by acclaimed photographer and environmental activist Chris Jordan for his work-in-progress documentary

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Midway and a screening of the best student films produced in Duke’s Arts of the Moving Image courses. Screen/Society prides itself on being one of the premier programs for film and video exhibition in the Triangle region. This semester’s offerings seek to solidify its reputation and hopefully craft an even more prominent place for cinema as an academic invigorator within the Duke community. All screenings are free and open to the public. For more information about the Spring 2013 screening schedule, visit screensociety.


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an ear for not only meter but harmony. But these art songs, if successful, have the opportunity to bring out melodic strains and moods that might otherwise be difficult to access. “When I hear one of his sonnets I want to break into dance,” Forlines said. “When I listen to the language, when I speak it, I know that music is innate to the text.” “Shakespeare: Music’s Muse” will take place Friday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Nelson Music Room of the East Duke Building. Admission is free.

nonprofit that uses creativity for healing. Yeh has powerfully changed lives and affected development in poor communities. Through her work, over a hundred different spaces have been transformed with mosaics, gardens, artwork and educational programs. Yeh will hold a pre-conference workshop on Feb. 28, presenting “Healing through Creative Action: Authenticity is the Key,” where she will work through her model designed to transform a space and

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said Mösenbichler-Bryant. “So far it seems like we have continuity again. It’s getting closer to how it was in P.B.’s time.” It’s tempting to think about the concert as an event that passes the baton from the legacy of P.B.’s reign to the new DWS under Mösenbichler-Bryant. But it’s probably more appropriate to view it simply as an opportunity to pay tribute to a man who has done so much for the Symphony. “Alumni players have told me that for them he is the Duke Wind Symphony,” Mösenbichler-Bryant said. April’s concert is the ultimate chance to both honor P.B.’s central and lasting role in building the DWS and to convince those very alumni that the group will outlast him.

landscape and place through documentary filmmaking. While the Immersed in Every Sense 2 series is defined by its funding from the Vice Provost for the Arts, AAHVS is also hosting artists with a similar interdisciplinary approach. Artist Pablo Helguera, currently the director of adult and academic programs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, will be visiting this week and giving a lecture on Thursday. His work encompasses a wide array of mediums, including sculpture, painting, installation and performance and often engages with social issues.

The Duke Wind Symphony performs A Concert Dedicated to Paul Bryan April 18 at 8 p.m. in Page Auditorium. Admission is free. There will be a celebratory reception after the concert at which audience members can meet P.B.


community. Throughout her residency, she will also speak with the Asian American Association and the Duke Center for Civic Engagement, work with schoolchildren in Durham and meet DukeEngage students who will work at the Dandelion School this summer. Across the Threshold is designed as a space through which attendees can nourish and explore the purpose of spirit and healing. These are themes the conference conveners would argue are sometimes overlooked—academically, personally and socially—yet are profoundly connected to much more than our individual experience.

“As artists, what is the contribution that we make to society?” Khalsa asked. “These are questions that we’re exploring through this conference. The idea of embodied practice is central to the work we do. We can heal on all levels by starting in the body because this is where we live.” Registration and additional information at Duke student, faculty and staff discounts available. Separate registration is required for the pre-conference workshop.

Immersed in Every Sense 2 is a semester-long series. More information about visiting artists and events details can be found at http://aahvs.


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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2012 issue of The Chronicle with Spring Arts Preview supplement

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