This week's picks for
free things to do at Duke from the Working@Duke staff include a homebuying seminar, tech workshop and concert.
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 23
As part of the Quebec Film Series, the Program in
Arts of the Moving Image (AMI) will screen
the film, "Incendies." The film tells the story of twins Jeanne and Simon
Marwan, who journey to the Middle East to fulfill their mother's last wishes.
The journey leads them to the discovery of their mother's past during the 1970s
Lebanese Civil War, a father thought to be dead, and an unknown brother. It is
an emotional journey that tests their strength, courage and understanding. The
film will be screened in the Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater.
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
The Duke Credit Union
hosts a homebuying seminar with tips on getting
pre-qualified, up-front costs, choosing the right mortgage, the loan
application and shopping for a dream home. The seminar is in the Erwin Square
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
Get schooled in tech during the OIT Training
Learn IT @ Lunch - Sakai and WordPress and SharePoint, oh my!
Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Lunch is not provided
but bring your own bag lunch. The presentation is in the RENCI Center - Telecommunications Bldg.
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26
Tune in to Online 'Office Hours' about the culture of golf. Every year, 20 million Americans play at least one round of golf on one of the country's estimated 17,000 golf courses. The prevalence of the game, combined with the media storm over Tiger Woods' affairs, caught the eye of Duke cultural anthropologist Orin Starn, who wrote about the American golf culture in his new book "The Passion of Tiger Woods." In a live, "Office Hours" webcast interview, Starn answers your questions about the social, political and economic significance of golf. For more info, visit the Office Hours website.
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28
Enjoy the Chamber Music Master Class with the Claremont Trio. Hailed as "deft, exhilarating, and imaginative" by Strings Magazine, the Claremont Trio couples a powerful, energetic style with an uncommon assurance. The performance is in East Duke 201 (Nelson