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Moody, Wild, Restless, and Wayward

“Moody, Wild, Restless, and Wayward”: Travelers and Travel Literature in Rare Books and Special Collections Exhibition Dates: January – May 2018 The above description of Americans comes from the British political and social theorist Harriet Martineau, who traveled throughout the United States in 1834. Scores of European observers came to America in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, eager […]

On Display: Black History Month

Titles include: Selma : the bridge to the ballot Africans in America: America’s journey through slavery The Underground Railroad Spies of Mississippi Black sugar Roads to Memphis The untold story of Emmett Louis Till The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution February one 4 little girls Paul Robeson: speak of me as I am […]

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with Lesléa Newman

Furman University is honored to celebrate World Read Aloud Day with a special guest. Lesléa Newman, writer, poet, editor, and advocate, will visit three Education classes today. Newman is the author of 70 books for readers of all ages, including Heather Has Two Mommies; A Letter to Harvey Milk; October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard; I Carry […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Izzy (’20)! She is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Izzy wins a private study room in the library for the month of February. Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: • floor to ceiling dry erase wall • super-duper comfy chair […]

Win a private study room for a month!

The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of February!) floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall comfy lounge chair large study table […]

On Display: MayX

Registration is now open for on-campus MayX courses. Information can be found online at furman.edu/MayX.

Dr. Johnny Hill’s Publications

The Student Diversity Council (SDC), Mere Christianity Forum (MCF), and the Furman NAACP would like to invite you to an upcoming CLP. Furman will be hosting Dean Johnny Hill. He will address current events of injustice facing our world today including significant moments charged with racial and religious complexity like the riots in Charlottesville, VA and the assassination of 9 […]

I Love You for Yourself: CLP

CLP: Princeton’s Alexander Nehamas on Love and Friendship Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5 – 6:30pm Johns Hall 101 This lecture, entitled “Metaphors in Life: ‘I Love You for Yourself,’” will be part of the Tocqueville Program’s lecture series on “Love, Friendship, and Politics.” In it, one of the nation’s most distinguished philosophers will examine what […]

Win a private study room!

The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of February!) floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall comfy lounge chair large study table […]

He Continues to Make a Difference CLP

Lesléa Newman, writer, poet, editor, and advocate, will visit the campus of Furman University on February 1st. Newman is the author of 70 books for readers of all ages, including A Letter to Harvey Milk; October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard; I Carry My Mother; The Boy Who Cried Fabulous; Ketzel, The Cat Who […]