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From Japan to Florham: an Exhibition of Gift Books

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“From Japan to Florham: An Exhibition of Gift Books from the Nippon Foundation” will be held in the College at Florham Library from March 20th through April 20th.  The exhibition will include a group of Japanese posters from the 1980s.

Part of the Nippon Foundation’s international program, the “Read Japan” initiative granted 83 books to the College at Florham Library in response to an application by Maria Webb, Director of Public Services.

 

Reception

Wednesday, March 30th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Peter Woolley

Japan scholar and FDU political science professor.

 

All are welcome.   Light refreshments will be served.

 

For more information, please contact Eleanor Friedl at friedl@fdu.edu or 973-443-8516

College at Florham Library Reception

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The Library, College at Florham, will hold a reception and display of books in the Orangérie on Wednesday 21 October at 2:00 p.m. 

 The Library, College at Florham, is the proud recipient of a newly-donated core collection of special editions of 19th- and 20th-century British Women Writers, a gift of Allan Kushen & Family, which will be known as the “Kushen Family Collection in memory of Betty Kushen, PhD.” 

 Mrs. Kushen was a faculty member of the English Department on this campus in the 1970s.  Her department chair was the late professor emeritus Walter Savage.

 You are invited to join with faculty, students and staff on October 21st at 2:00 p.m., to view a representative selection of books drawn from the Kushen Family Collection in Memory of Betty Kushen, PhD, and to meet Allan Kushen and members of his family and to acknowledge their fine gift to the library.

 The Kushen Collection also includes Benjamin Franklin-related works and Betty Kushen’s unpublished doctoral dissertation (NYU) on B. Franklin’s biographers’ attitudes toward him. 

 

FDU Alumnus Presents Books to Library

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FDU alumnus William E. Marks (’73), accompanied by his daughter Sarah, visited the Library at Florham campus on Monday, February 25th, to present copies of his books, “Water Voices from Around the World” (2007) and “The Holy Order of Water: Healing Earth’s Waters and Ourselves” (2001). Alumnus presents book to FDU Library Students and faculty members attended the presentation and joined in an informal discussion with Marks on worldwide water problems.


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