Kenan Distinguished Lecture 2014: Teju Cole

April 24, 2014 Writer, photographer, art historian, and public intellectual Teju Cole delivered the Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics at Duke University.

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  1. Teju Cole's visit was a marathon of meetings with students and faculty who wanted to hear his ceaselessly interesting thoughts on everything from his writing techniques to U.S. drone policy. First up were undergraduates as part of @TeamKenan's DoLunch Series.
  2. Teju Cole speaks about art and politics, tweets, and transnationalism with #Duke undergrads. #pictureduke @dukeuniversity @dukestudents #TejuColeKDL
    Teju Cole speaks about art and politics, tweets, and transnationalism with #Duke undergrads. #pictureduke @dukeuniversity @dukestudents #TejuColeKDL
  3. Then, Duke University Staff Ethics Book Clubs—from the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Political Science, and the Sanford School of Public Policy—discussed with Cole his award-winning first novel, Open City. The conversation was moderated by Bear Postgradute Fellow @mdwy1.
  4. After meeting with faculty, it was time for the big event, the Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics. His talk was called: "Here Comes Everybody: The Crisis of Equality in the Age of Social Media."
  5. People were pretty excited.
  6. And we were off.
  7. Then we went to a Q&A session.
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