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Duke Immerse programs are developed by Duke faculty and offered as a 4-course semester. Effective and engaging programs are offered more than once. Here are our current and upcoming offerings:

Fall 2021

Governance, Policy & Society:
Urban Affairs and Urban Politics in the American South and South Africa

The Governance, Policy, and Society (GPS) Duke Immerse theme is a research-intensive semester-long examination of politics, policymaking, and social interactions in urban settings.

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GPS professor leads a group of students in discussion in his living room in South Africa

Imagining the Future of Food

Bringing scholars in the natural and social sciences and the humanities together to explore how food is grown, who grows it, how we talk about this, and why it matters. 

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Professors show students seeds in the Duke Campus Farm

Pandemics, Health & Power

Exploring how history, culture, and inequality shape the delivery and receipt of care in times of pandemic and other disasters. 

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A printing of a power first against a Duke blue circle

Spring 2023

Rights & Identities in the Americas: Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, and Contemporary Challenges

Rights & Identities in the Americas takes an interdisciplinary, integrated look at the history of human rights in the Americas, indigenous rights through the lens of language and culture, and connections between the state, family, gender, and immigration.

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Students stand together with mountains in the background