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Fox @ the Fireside

What is Fox @ the Fireside?

Informal gatherings centered physically around the library fireplace and intellectually around a topic of community interest, hosted by the library faculty. Thank you for joining us! We invite you to look at this guide to see additional resources available on today's topic.

Library fireplace with birch tree painting above it.

FoxTalks: Black History Month

Please join us for the GFU Libraries’ inaugural ​"​Fox @ the Fireside" event on Thursday, February 15th from 3:30-4:30 p.m in the Murdock Learning Resource Center. Gather around the fireplace with coffee and light refreshments to hear artist Jennifer Lichtenberg discuss her process and answer questions about her "I am afraid​" ​art ​exhibit which will be on display for Black History Month beginning February 9th.

About the exhibit: During the 2016-17 academic year, the Graduate School of Counseling staff and faculty committed​ ​themselves​ ​to a book group, reading through and processing the work of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me. In the book, Coates addresses what it means to inhabit an African American body in today’s America. Jennifer created "I am afraid" in response to Coates' book.

Click on the Resources Tab to discover additional GFU Libraries’ resources on Black History Month and Dr. Clayborne Carson’s lecture.

Fox @ the Fireside Feedback

Did you attend our February 15th event? We would love to know what you thought! Please take a few minutes to provide us with feedback on February's Fox @ the Fireside using the form linked below:

Fox @ the Fireside Event Feedback Form