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EC Speakers’ Bureau: Arts and Humanities

February 14, 2022

Arts and Humanities

This topic area represents everything from performing arts to literature to history and political science.

 

  • Clementina Adams, Professor Emerita of Languages: adamsc@clemson.edu
    Topic: Latin American and afro-Hispanic Literature 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Beth Carney, Carol K. Brown Endowed Scholar in Humanities and Professor Emerita of History: elizab@clemson.edu  864-654-1106
    Topic: Alexander the Great, ancient Macedonia, Olympias, royal women in the ancient world, northern Greece 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual Only
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  • Wayne Chapman, Professor Emeritus of English: cwayne@clemson.edu
    Topic:
     modern British, Irish, and American literature, William Butler Yeats 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual Only
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  • Mark Charney, Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts: cmark@clemson.edu
    Topic: Theater; Playwriting; Criticism; The Arts
    Presentation Platform: Virtual only
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  • Marty Duckenfield, National Dropout Prevention, retired: MBDCK@clemson.edu
    Topic: History and Art History; Writing; Virtual tour of the Columbia Museum of Art 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Charles Dunn, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: cwdunn21@icloud.com   864-643-2856
    Topic: Presidential Leadership; Congressional Politics
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-person
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  • Chip Egan, Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts and Dean, CAAH: eclifto@clemson.edu   864-710-0686
    Topic: Today’s commercial and regional non-profit theatre scene. Sub-topics can be stage directing, stage design and acting.  I am interested in the increasing challenge, fueled by coping with the pandemic, of re-capturing audience members who will want to gather in crowded theatre spaces to witness live performance. New York City Broadway scene and the current line-up of productions both on and off-Broadway. 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Skip Eisiminger, Professor Emeritus of English: esterli2@bellsouth.net   864-654-3522
    Topic:  “Books and Libraries: Significa and Trivia.” A cartoon-appetizer and 25-30 discussion questions…. This will not be a lecture; I’m hoping it will be a wide-ranging discussion of some things we all grew up with and are rapidly changing.  In similar fashion, I can lead a discussion on light verse, our common bond, laughter, the moon, lightning, maps, play, and telephones.
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Edward A. Hamilton, Associate Director, Strom Thurmond Institute, retired: edhamilton62@att.net  864-903-3228
    Topic: National Security 
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Homer Heater, Professor Emeritus of Religion: homerheater@gmail.com    214-907-1090
    Topic: Ancient Middle East History as it interfaces with the Bible; Dead Sea Scrolls; Extra biblical material as it affects the Old Testament
    Presentation Platform: In-person only
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  • Stephen Hedetniemi, Professor Emeritus, School of Computing: hedet@clemson.edu   864-650-7014
    Topic: Spirituality; things that people believe and why they believe what they do
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-person
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  • James Hudgins, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development: jmshudgins@gmail.com
    Topic: Discover and develop the Leader in You (PowerPoint presentation on the basics of leadership for the common man.); Founding and Development of the American community college (only kind of college that originated in the United States). 
    Presentation Format: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Almeda Jacks, VP of Student Life, retired: arogers@clemson.edu  864-885-6956
    Topic: Leadership in Administration; Transitions in Leadership and Impact on All; Maneuvering Retirement
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Steve Katz, Pearce Professor Emeritus of Professional Communication and Professor Emeritus of English: skatz@clemson.edu   919-696-1791
    Topic: rhetoric poetry
    Presentation Platform: Virtual only

     
  • Del Kimbler, Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering: kimbler@clemson.edu    864-650-3822
    Topic: Political De-polarization   
    Presentation Platform:
    In-Person only

     
  • Yuji Kishimoto, Professor Emeritus of Architecture: yuji@clemson.edu   864-506-0495
    Topic: Architecture by education and training; Painting as an avocation; Classical guitar playing as an avocation   
    Presentation Platform:
    Virtual or In-Person

  • Olga Kritskaya, Professor Emerita of Educational Technology and Literacy: okritskaya@townson.edu   443-615-2366
    Topic: History/Art History/Intellectual History; Music (Classical: Instrumental, Symphonic, Opera, Ballet)
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person

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  • Thomas Kuehn, Professor Emeritus of History: tjkuehn@clemson.edu   864-710-0787
    Topic: History, especially medieval and Renaissance and Reformation Europe.; Italy; Family and law
    Presentation Platform:  Virtual or In-Person

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  • Andrew Levin, Professor Emeritus of Music and Director, Orchestral Activities: alevin@clemson.edu   864-506-2344
    Topic: Classical Music
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Donald McKale, Class of 1942 Memorial Professor Emeritus of History: mckaled@clemson.edu   864-483-9429
    Topic:  European and American history, especially politics, culture, foreign relations
    Presentation Platform: Virtual Only
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  • James Navratil, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences: nav@clemson.edu
    805-490-0657
    Topic: Writing novels
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Richard Barton Palmer, Calhoun Lemon Professor Emeritus of English: ppalmer@clemson.edu   678-429-0752
    Topic: Film Studies; Literary Studies; Medieval English and French Literature
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • James H. Palmer, Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils: jhpalmer42@gmail.com    864-650-6180
    Topic: How to get your book published – based on 20+ years of directing a regional publishing company, Warbranch Press, based in Clemson. Have published 10 books, most of which are picture books for children. (2nd career after retiring from Clemson in 2000)
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-Person
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  • Marilyn Reba, Senior Lecturer, retired, Mathematical Sciences: mreba@clemson.edu   864-650-6880
    Topic: Writing; art book groups
    Presentation Platform: Virtual only
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  • Ben Sill, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering: sbenjam@clemson.edu    864-506-1920
    Topic: Humorous signs; Optical Illusions; Funny Birds
    Presentation Platform: In-Person only
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  • David C. Tillinghast, Professor Emeritus of English: dtillinghast@clemson.edu    843-885-7057
    Topic: Poetry and Non-fiction
    Presentation Platform: In-Person only
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  • Sam Wang, Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts: stwang@clemson.edu   864-654-5456
    Topic: art, photography, technology
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-person
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  • Steve Wainscott, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: shwns@clemson.edu   864-654-4542
    Topic: politics; history; current events
    Presentation Platform: Virtual or In-person

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