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September 2019

Upcountry History Museum Lunchbox Learning: Lewis Carroll’s Oxford

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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In honor of summer exhibition, Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland, Dr. David Coombs of Clemson University will speak about the life of Lewis Carroll and the world of Victorian Oxford in which he lived and wrote, including how his work in mathematics and philosophy informed the Alice books. Programs run from Noon – 1:00 PM Drinks and Dessert Provided For reservations call the Museum at (864)467-3100 or info@upcountryhistory.org. FREE to members – Regular admission for other guests

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CLP: Presidential Scholar to Present “Slipping Toward Monarchy?”

September 18 @ 4:00 pm
Hartness Pavilion, Next to Daniel Dining Hall + Google Map

In recognition of Constitution Day, Furman University’s Riley Institute and Department of Politics and International Affairs will present “Slipping Toward Monarchy?: The Rising Power of the Presidency” in Hartness Pavilion on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. Andrew Rudalevige, Ph.D., a professor of government at Bowdoin College specializing in the modern presidency and interbranch relations, is the featured speaker. Rudalevige writes frequently on executive power, the administrative presidency, and national politics, including as a masthead contributor to the Washington Post’s…

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Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: “Why Execution Matters”

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Patrick Lecture Hall

Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will host Mark Metz (’85), founder and CEO of ReluTech. Metz has a wealth of experience and knowledge, building and selling companies, specifically in the tech industry. Metz will discuss “Why Execution Matters.”

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CLP: “Making Room, Not Excuses: Women’s and LQBTQ+ History on Campus,”

September 26 @ 6:00 pm
Hartness Pavilion, Next to Daniel Dining Hall + Google Map

WGSS, Academic Affairs, the university’s Libraries, and Michael Jennings (Chief Diversity Officer and professor of education) are sponsoring a reception and CLP program, “Making Room, Not Excuses: Women’s and LQBTQ+ History on Campus,” on Thursday, September 26 in Hartness Pavilion. The reception will begin at 5:30, the program at 6:00, with opportunities for informal conversation after the program. Dr. Marian Strobel and Dr. Scott Henderson will examine how the civil rights, women’s, and gay pride movements impacted higher education. Joining…

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