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Smithsonian Global Sound

Pick up a new beat, poem or speech Smithsonian Global Sound Celebrate International Education Week by checking out Smithsonian Global Sound (SGS). It’s the largest and most comprehensive streaming audio collection of world music.  It currently provides streaming access to over 3,000 albums and more than 40,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural […]

Anime Festival in Library this Friday

Anime Festival: First Episodes Friday, Nov. 17, 2:30-5 Free! Snacks! Room 043 (downstairs) Sponsored by the Furman Anime Club & the Libraries, as part of International Education Week Romeo X Juliet Haikyuu My Hero Academia Soul Hunter Tokyo Ravens Blue Exorcist Little Busters Hunter X Hunter Yuri On Ice Black Clover Attack on Titan Ouran […]

International Education Week 2017

2017 IEW CELEBRATION NOVEMBER 13-17, 2017 International Education Week, a nationally observed celebration presented by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, aims to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Universities, colleges, K-12 schools, non profit organizations, and local governments are encouraged to participate by hosting events that […]

“Call My Name”

CLP:  Call My Name: Documenting African American Life and Labor in Early Clemson University History Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 4-5:30pm McEachern Lecture Hall ⋅ Sponsored by the Furman Debate Society Over the last several years, Dr. Rhondda Thomas has devoted herself to collaborative research effort examining a six-generational history of African Americans at Clemson University, a […]

Effects of Living in a Noisy World

A selection of books about noise pollution is currently on display in the Sanders Science Library. This exhibit called “Decibel Hell: The Effects of Living in a Noisy World” includes the following titles: Discord : the story of noise Sound: from communication to noise pollution Marine mammal populations and ocean noise: determining when noise causes biologically […]

Student Diversity Photo Contest

The Furman Libraries and Center for Inclusive Communities are sponsoring a Student Diversity Photograph Contest that provides prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. We are seeking digital photographs that represent what diversity and inclusion look like to students at Furman. Along with the photo, we are seeking a brief description that “tells the […]

Calling all bibliophiles!

The Furman Bibliophiles will host a gathering Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 3:30 PM in the Pitts Room of the James B. Duke Library. Professor of English Emeritus, Duncan MacArthur, will display an array of 17th and 18th century British periodicals, some from his own collection, and discuss the literary developments and peculiarities inherent in […]

Lies Furman Should Not Believe

Award-winning author and historian James W. Loewen will speak on the Furman University campus Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in Younts Conference Center about the rise of the neo-Confederate South in the 1890s and the shadow it still casts over America today. His talk, “The Most Important Era in U.S. History You Never Heard […]

Embrace this Database: ImageQuest

Today is the anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen, one of the most important archaeological discoveries of modern times. On November 4, 1922, more than 3,200 years after King Tut’s reign, British archaeologist, Howard Carter, discovered one of the only unplundered royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Thebes (modern […]

Guru Nanak Jayanti

by Krissa Stewart, Library Intern, Summer 2017 Guru Nanak Jayanti is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism, celebrating the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated with a parade where Sikhs sing, dance, and perform martial arts the day before Guru Nanak Jayanti. On the day itself, […]