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A Gathering of Laureates (CLP)

A GATHERING OF LAUREATES (CLP) Hartness Pavilion Thursday, April 21, 4:00 PM  This event will be a joint poetry reading and discussion by South Carolina’s three appointed Poets Laureate: SC Laureate Marjory Wentworth, who has held her office since 2003; Laurel Blossom, the Poet Laureate (since 2014) of Edgefield, SC; and Ed Madden, the recently-appointed […]

Musical Moments in JBD

Enjoy a brief musical interlude on Wednesday, March 30, from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell Atrium of the James B. Duke Library.  This month’s Musical Moments features piano majors from Furman’s Department of Music. During this time, quiet study space is available on the 2nd floor of the library in Special Collections & Archives. Musical […]

Past Portents: Stories in Prose and Poetry – Wed 4PM

Past Portents: Stories in Prose & Poetry The Friends of the Furman University Libraries will present a reading and book signing by Furman English Professor Joni Tevis, Ph.D., author of The World is on Fire, and Education Professor Scott Henderson, Ph.D., author of Gin and Gardenias, 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, second floor of the Library.

Special Collections Opening Reception 2/18 4pm

“A Return to Normalcy?” Growing Pains, Furmanville, and Life at Post-World War II Furman By Tyler R. Edmond ’17 Exhibition Dates: February 1 – May 31, 2016 Opening Reception: February 18 at 4:00 PM After the United States entered the war in 1941, American colleges and universities experienced a drastic decrease in student attendance. Male […]

Musical Moments in JBD

Musical Moments Enjoy a brief interlude on study day, Wednesday, December 9th from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell atrium of the Duke Library. Featuring The Gladden String Quartet Anne Katherine Stiekes & Alyssa Jouret (violins) Chase Mekdara (viola) Jesus Miranda (violoncello) performing music by Bach, Handel, and Grieg During this time, quiet study space […]

Light and Shadow

James B. Duke Library & Furman Art Present Light and Shadow Works by current Furman Art Majors Works on display in the James B. Duke Library from Nov. 16th – Dec. 9th Opening Reception on November 16th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. light refreshments will be served

Veterans Day Observance

This years marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Ia Drang, the first major land battle in the Vietnam War.  One of the most significant battles of the Vietnam War, the 14–16 November 1965 battle in the Ia Drang Valley in South Vietnam’s central highlands between the U.S. Army’s 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) and the […]

CLP: Agony of Vietnam

Please join us for a talk and discussion with two Vietnam combat veterans and authors on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Furman University Trone Student Center, Watkins Room. J. L. Bud Alley, Furman class of 1964 and Jim Lawrence, a 1963 graduate of the Citadel, will discuss their books and experiences during the […]

Reception: 96 Press Archives

An exhibition marking the acquisition of the Ninety-Six Press Archives will run through January 15, 2016. An opening reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Furman University Libraries, will be held on Thursday, October 15, at 4:00pm, in Special Collections and Archives, located on the 2nd Floor of the James B. Duke Library. The reception […]