Anne-Marie Angelo is a PhD Candidate in Duke’s History Department. Her dissertation focuses on Black Panther groups in the U.K. and Israel — two potent movements that, like their U.S. counterparts, fought for equal rights and to have their voices heard.
Brian Goldstone studies Pentecostal churches in traditionally Muslim areas in the north of Ghana. In this region where miracles are taken as a common occurrence, Goldstone asks what this belief system says about Western society.
Kristina Jacobsen has recently completed her dissertation on the life of a group of musicians on the Navajo Nation. In this film, she discusses her time as a performer with Native Country Band, the nuances of the Navajo language, and what it was like living in a hogan.
Orin Starn casts his anthropological eye on two topics most academics wouldn’t touch: celebrity scandal and golf. Dissecting the social and political strands of “Tigergate,” Starn’s book gets at the heart of American culture in the 21st Century.