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NPR Interviews Director and Associate Director of HLP about Voting Access

Reporter and host Cass Herrington of Blue Ridge Public Radio -- NPR for Western North Carolina -- interviewed the Hart Leadership Program's Director, Professor Gunther Peck, and Associate Director, Lalita Kaligotla, about the state of our current democracy when it comes to voting rights and access. "There's never been more attention to voting rights, especially…

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Playwright Mike Wiley Visits Hart Class "Plays that Change the World"

This fall, the Hart Leadership Program course “Plays that Change the World,” taught by Prof. Faulkner Fox, is focusing on the impact of plays on the cultures they are produced within. Students examine contemporary and traditional plays which have had marked impacts on their societies or which address topical social issues. Students also craft their…

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Former Hart Fellow Seyward Darby Publishes First Book

Sisters in Hate, a new book by Duke alumna and former Hart Fellow Seyward Darby (Trinity ’07, HFP ’07-‘08), examines the role of white women in right-wing extremism. Often ignored in history and in modern media, these women have been some of the driving engines behind virulent hate movements and have helped propel white supremacy…

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