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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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Women & LGBTQ+ in STEM

A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights women and LGBTQ+ in STEM. Furman University professors are featured and library materials include: The only woman in the room : why science is still a boys’ club Women in science: then and now The man who knew too much : Alan Turing and the invention […]

Dr. Desmond’s Book

Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City The Furman Sociology Department sponsored a lecture by Matthew Desmond (PhD, Harvard) on April 19. Dr. Desmond discussed his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Desmond’s research addresses the significant challenges faced by low income families in urban areas simply trying to find a […]

Plastic China CLP: 4/4

Chinese independent documentary director Jiu-Liang Wang first gained international attention with his film, Beijing Besieged by Waste, which traveled the international film festival circuit and created changes to the landfill policies in the area surrounding China’s capital. His second film, Plastic China, has caused quite a controversy in China, though the film has still obtained […]

Authors Visit for Black History Month

Furman University Presents Black History Month 2017 Attend one of the many CLPs offered throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month and then visit the James B. Duke Library to check out books authored by the various speakers. Feb. 7, Message in the Music: The Role of Hip Hop Music in Social […]

Appalachian Trail CLP-Library Resources

CLP: Lessons Learned from the Nature of the Appalachian Trail WHEN: Monday, November 28, 2016, 7 – 8:30pm WHERE: Johns Hall, Room 101 A National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged over 13,000 miles of long distance trails on six continents, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont’s […]