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February 2020

CLP: The Importance of Diversity and Law: Yendelela Neely Holston

February 20 @ 12:00 pm
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center

Noon, Trone Center-Watkins Ballroom (sponsored by the Pre-Law Society)

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Sustainable Faith in an Exploitative World with Rasheeda Graham Washington

February 20 @ 7:00 pm

7 p.m., Trustees Dining Room (sponsored by Mere Christianity Forum)

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Tocqueville Lecture Series: Shadi Hamid, ‘Can Liberalism Survive in an Age of Populism?’

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Burgiss Theatre, Trone Student Center
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Furman University's Tocqueville Program hosts author Shadi Hamid in a lecture, "Can Liberalism Survive in an Age of Populism?" Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. in Burgiss Theater of the Trone Student Center on campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Hamid is a senior fellow in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Bookings Institution.  He is the author of "Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle…

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CLP: Understanding Christian Privilege

February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Daniel Memorial Chapel

Christine J. Hong, assistant professor of educational ministries at Columbia Theological Seminary, explores the history and impact of Christianity and privilege and its intersections with race in North America while casting a vision of ways Christians might address and dismantle privilege and its harms.

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Angela Maria Kelley presents ‘Immigration Policy and Politics in 2020: Separating Fact from Fiction’

February 26 @ 7:00 pm
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center

The Riley Institute at Furman hosts the Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Residence Angela Maria Kelley in a talk about immigration Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center. Her talk, "Immigration Policy and Politics in 2020: Separating Fact from Fiction," is free and open to the public. In it, Kelley examines trends in U.S. immigration policy and law, current challenges and controversies, and what the 2020 presidential candidates propose as the best approach to…

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March 2020

CLP: Ich bin ein Berliner: Walls and Reconciliation

March 25 @ 6:30 pm
Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall

Pastor Werner Krätschell will discuss his experience with the Wall, as it was erected, as it persisted, as it came down, and his role following Germany’s reunification and reconciliation.

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