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September 2019

Upcountry History Museum “Imprinting the West” Exhibit

September 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined August 31, 2019 – February 16, 2020 Throughout the nineteenth century as Americans pushed west toward the Pacific, they were fascinated by westward expansion in North America. Printed imagery – lithographs and engravings – played an important role in the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the West and its inhabitants. Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined, a special exhibition organized by ExhibitsUSA and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores…

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November 2019

Upcountry History Museum: “The Night Before Christmas: The Illustrations of Charles Santore”

November 2, 2019 - February 2, 2020
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Visions of sugar plums and sights of eight tiny reindeer are on full display at the Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, in The Night Before Christmas: The Illustrations of Charles Santore exhibit now open, beckoning all to take a visually nostalgic journey through the cherished images of this iconic holiday classic. Visitors are transported back in time through an exhibit that features the detail-rich watercolor paintings of renowned illustrator Charles Santore. His unique style fills the images with wreaths,…

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January 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

January 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Heller Service Corps, the Center for Inclusive Communities, and the Office of Student Involvement and Inclusion join forces to bring the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Few things are more rewarding than having an opportunity to come together as a community to help those in need. Dr. King believed that strength is rooted in community collaboration, mutual understanding and love between people, and we recognize these beliefs as important values. As a way to…

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MLK Interfaith Celebration

January 20 @ 7:00 pm
Daniel Memorial Chapel

Furman University's Office of Spiritual Life presents an Interfaith Celebration in honor of the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in Daniel Chapel. The event features guest proclaimer Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes, author of "Too Heavy a Yoke" and "I Bring the Voices of My People." Furman University Gospel Ensemble and student Religious Council Leaders also contribute to the program. The Interfaith Celebration is part of a series of events honoring Dr. King.…

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Department of Art presents ‘Cultivate Our Garden’

January 21 - February 21
Roe Art Building, Thompson Gallery
Cultivate Our Garden

In the first of its kind at Furman University, the Department of Art will present a student-curated exhibition in "Cultivate Our Garden" Jan. 21-Feb. 21 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on campus. While gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, a reception will be held at 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The exhibition includes the work of Douglas Piper (Greenville, South Carolina), Mary Mazziotti (Pittsburgh,…

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CLP: A Reading with Poet Elizabeth Bradfield

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Patrick Lecture Hall

Poet Elizabeth Bradfield will read from her new book "Toward Antarctica" (Boreal Books/Red Hen Press, 2019). This collection, her fourth, documents and queries her work as a guide on ships in Antarctica, offering an incisive insider’s vision that challenges traditional tropes of The Last Continent.

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CLP: Medical Legal Partnership

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Johns Hall 101

This event highlights the Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) that was forged between Furman University, the South Carolina Legal Services office and the Prisma Health. This event will be a presentation about the MLP and its success in the Greenville community.

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CLP: ‘Antiracist While White?’

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Daniel Chapel, Bryan Garden Room

Furman University presents clinical psychologist Chanequa Walker-Barnes Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bryan Garden Room in Daniel Memorial Chapel on campus. Chanequa Walker-Barnes Walker-Barnes' talk, "Antiracist While White? The Deeper Work of Constructing a Racially Just World as a White Activist," is free and open to the public and is presented by Furman's Office of Spiritual Life and Center for Inclusive Communities. The event is part of Furman's Cultural Life Program. Clinical psychologist, womanist theologian, ecumenical minister,…

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CLP: China’s Belt & Road Initiative

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Johns Hall 101

China's Belt and Road Initiative is the largest development project in the history of the world. Designed to link China to Europe via routes through Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, the project will involve 70% of the global population and connect 65 countries that produce over half of the world's GDP.

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Men’s basketball vs. Samford

January 22 @ 7:00 pm
Timmons Arena (TIM)

7 p.m., Timmons Arena

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