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February 2021

CLP – Who We Are: Race and Politics

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online

Who We Are: Race and Politics WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021, 5 – 6:30PM This is a virtual event! Please register here: https://furman.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pa_416lCSyuHeWcwlouiNw   Thomas Chatterton Williams and Michael Brendan Dougherty will be visiting campus virtually for a conversation on identity and belonging. Both speakers recently wrote memoirs that deal with relevant topics (race, identity, and nationalism). Brent Nelsen (POL) will introduce the event. The first 45-minute segment will involve the speakers in a moderated panel discussion about the ways that…

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Finding Our Way Forward

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

Without question, the last 12 months have challenged the nation and raised important questions about how we will be in relationship as a community and a society. Given the COVID-19 pandemic; political uncertainty and conflict; as well as social unrest due to racism and police violence against Black people — we are all trying to find our way forward, to a better us. With that in mind and to support our commitment to health equity, justice, and diversity– the Institute for…

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CLP – The Tocqueville Program presents “Why Institutions Matter”

February 23 @ 5:00 pm
Online

CLP - The Tocqueville Program presents Yuval Levin, "Why Institutions Matter" Tuesday, February 23 at 5:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.  Click here to register.  Yuval Levin is director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).  Click here to view his full bio.

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Battered and Beautiful: Universities’ Legacies

February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Online

Battered and Beautiful: Universities’ Legacies with Dr. Brandon Inabinet (CLP Pending) 6:30 p.m., virtual, co-sponsored by SLBC and NAACP. Online registration. Within the last decade, colleges and universities across the U.S. have begun paying greater attention to the historical role of slavery at their institutions. Furman began this quest in the Spring of 2017 when the Task Force on Slavery and Justice was commissioned to examine Furman’s historical connections to slavery. Brandon Inabinet, associate professor of communication studies, will discuss…

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March 2021

CLP: Insurrection at the Capitol: Insights from a Former White Nationalist

March 2 @ 6:00 pm
Online

The January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob seeking to stop Congress from certifying the results of the November election underscored how our democracy is flawed and fragile. While the attack was unsuccessful in stopping the government from performing its constitutional duty, the detrimental effects of the spread of disinformation and the rise of extremist domestic groups continue to threaten the long term stability of our national security and our democracy. To help us understand the undercurrents,…

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CLP: “Race and Ethnicity in the American Past”

March 18 @ 7:00 pm
Online

The history and theater departments will host a virtual CLP talk by Broadway actor Bryan Terrell Clark (of the musical "Hamilton") on March 18th at 7pm. The CLP is part of the history department's series on "Race and Ethnicity in the American Past," and will examine the musical's innovative use of race as a means of retelling the story of one of the founding father's in a more inclusive and accessible way. They will also discuss with Mr. Clark his…

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Women Leading: WGSS Alumnae Panel

March 24 @ 7:00 pm
Online

WGSS will be hosting a panel with four amazing women (Christina Henderson, Zabrina Aleguire, Jennifer Ward and Lauren Pinion) whose interest in WGSS has impacted their careers on Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Zoom link: https://furman.zoom.us/s/92331540356

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April 2021

CLP – Healthy Masculinity and Violence Prevention

April 1 @ 6:00 pm
Online

Furman's Title IX Office and the Division of Student Life is sponsoring "Using Healthy Masculinity to Engage College Men in Preventing Gender-Based Violence," featuring Neil Irvin, Executive Director of Men Can Stop Rape on April 1 at 6 p.m.  Click here to register.

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“A Conversation with Parker Palmer”

April 6 @ 6:30 pm
Online

Tuesday, April 6 at 6:30PM (on Zoom), the Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection will host “A Conversation with Parker Palmer”  Parker Palmer is an author and speaker who has spent his life and career helping readers and listeners reflect intentionally and think carefully about topics such as education, calling, community, and the journey toward lives of meaning. Among his many books are the well-known Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation and On the Brink of Everything: Grace,…

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CLP – Why We Are Restless: A Book Panel

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online

The Furman Humanities Center will host a book discussion with Drs. Ben and Jenna Storey on Thursday, April 8th, 5:00-6:00 PM.  Click here to register for the event.

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