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The end of the semester is fast approaching, and schools across the state will not lend books over the holidays. Wednesday, December 12th is the last day that you may make a request through PASCAL Delivers. Deliveries will resume and requests may again be made Wednesday, January 2nd.
Just in time for the holidays! Dysfuctional family fiction: Lookaway, Lookaway Steely and formidable, Jerene Jarvis Johnston sits near the apex of society in contemporary Charlotte, North Carolina, where old Southern money and older family skeletons meet the new wealth of bankers, land speculators, and social climbers. Jerene and her Civil War reenactor husband, Duke, have […]
Poet Sean Hill will read from his latest collection, Dangerous Goods, on Friday, November 9, from 4 – 5 p.m. in McEachern Lecture Hall. This CLP is sponsored by the English Department. Dangerous Goods and Hill’s first publication, Blood Ties & Brown Liquor: Poems, can be checked out from the Furman University Libraries.
Dr. Douglas Brinkley, a best-selling author and one of America’s most revered presidential historians, will speak at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville on Thursday, October 25, at 6 p.m. His talk, “Highs and Lows of the American Presidency: Past, Present and Future,” is sponsored by the American History Book Club (AHBC) and Forum and […]
Meet Pascal the bookworm! He’s visiting all the PASCAL member libraries and spreading the word about the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries. If you need a book that we don’t have, check PASCAL (http://www.pascalcat.org/) to see if it is available through a partner library. This service is free to Furman students, faculty, and staff. Want more […]
Due to Hurricane Florence, PASCAL Delivers patron requesting and courier services will be suspended effective Tuesday, September 11 until further notice. All deliveries will stop, including items already in transit, and patrons will be unable to submit requests for materials. If you need an item that Furman Libraries does not own, please use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to […]
Let’s no one get hurt Asymmetry Daphne : a novel
Check it out! iPads are available for checkout for current students, faculty, and staff. The check-out period for electronic devices is 2 weeks, with a 2 week renewal if no one is on the waiting list. You must have your own iTunes account in order to use the iPad. If you don’t currently have an iTunes account, you will have […]
Furman Education Professor Paul Thomas has published a new book, Trumplandia: Unmasking Post-Truth America. Dr. Thomas’ book was featured in a Furman News article last March.
CONSUMPTIVE CHIC: A HISTORY OF BEAUTY, FASHION, AND DISEASE Dr. Carolyn A. Day Long before “heroin chic” made headlines, the emaciated figure and feverish flush associated with tuberculosis victims were admired as beautiful. As the disease spread throughout Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, it became commonplace to regard tuberculosis as a positive affliction, one to be emulated in beauty […]