Duke Arts works to realize the University’s strategic plan initiatives in the arts at Duke and in the community, and raise the profile of the arts campus-wide.


The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University teaches, presents and produces the documentary arts.


Cinematic Arts provides centralized coordination among the various Duke University departments and programs that provide classes, activities, and opportunities for students interested in film studies and moving image practice. Home of Screen/Society, a film exhibition program for the Triangle community.


The Dance Program focuses on dance as an integral part of the human experience and a medium for rigorous intellectual creativity. Our MFA in Dance endorses dance as a politically, socially and spiritually transformative force in society.


Duke Performances at Duke University is a performing arts organization
dedicated to presenting the best of today’s forward-thinking artists.


Social media accounts run by Duke students for Duke students, prospective students and alumni.

Duke University Press supports scholars in doing what they are passionate about: learning, teaching, and effecting positive change in the world. Each year we publish about 130 new books, more than 50 journals, and multiple digital collections that transform current thinking and move fields forward.
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DCA forges purposeful partnerships with our neighbors to improve health and well-being in our community.


Faith & Leadership is the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, which designs educational services, develops intellectual resources, and facilitates networks of institutions.


The Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University is a place where scholars and various publics – local, national, and global – can interact and intersect to generate greater exchange between the university and the broader world.

Giving to Duke is dedicated to showcasing the power and impact of philanthropy at Duke, and how it enables our students and faculty to make a difference at home and in the world. Thank you for all that you make possible!

Interdisciplinary master’s degree program offering flexible full- and part-time study options.


A feed curated by Duke’s Program Director of Humanities Advising. Features news, opportunities and connections for arts & humanities students, staff and faculty.


Fostering collaborative, interdisciplinary humanities research at Duke

Whether it’s the Jazz Ensemble, Wind Symphony or Symphony Orchestra sharing the stage with celebrated guest artists in Baldwin Auditorium, the Chorale singing Britten’s War Requiem in Duke Chapel, engaging classes that encourage analytical and creative thinking, or world-renowned composers and performers working one-on-one in master classes, music is a part of Duke.

Ormond Center fosters the imagination, will, and ability of congregations and communities to be agents of thriving. We do this by equipping practitioners with mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets they need to serve their field, place, and neighbors.

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Romance Studies is a multilingual, interdisciplinary, and genuinely global department that explores the culture, thought and practices of communities where romance languages are or were once spoken.


We offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Studies, as well as two minors. Our courses are designed to encourage problem solving in collaboration with others, developing skills in critical thinking, and communicating effectively with language, physical expression, and visual images. This focus on the development of artistic and intellectual skills, through study and production experience, helps prepare students for careers in the professional theater and in a variety of other fields.

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