Department of Languages

Three long-serving faculty celebrate their retirement

Congratulations to Alton Brant, Joan Bridgwood, and Toshiko Kishimoto on their retirement! A party was held in their honor at the end of the Spring 2016 semester. Dr. Alton Brant (Professor Emeritus, 1998-2016) developed the American Sign Language (ASL) program at Clemson University, the first and only public college/university in the State of South Carolina […]

Emeriti update – Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold, professor emeritus of German, taught at Clemson from 1968 to 2000. Prior to joining the faculty, he taught for 10 years at A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, SC, and he also taught high school in Nabburg, Bavaria, during the 1973-74 school year. Among his many projects and accomplishments, Arnold translated two books dealing with […]

Students honored at annual CAAH awards ceremony

The following Department of Languages students were honored at the 2015-2016 College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 8 in the Brooks Center Theatre. Congratulations! Jane Kuebler – American Association of Teachers French Award Ana Montoya – American Association of Teachers Spanish & Portuguese Award Hanna Denney & Jamie Gillespie – Carlton Moore Award […]

Student spotlight – Laura Hilty

Graduating L&IT senior Laura Hilty. Photo courtesy of Laura Hilty.

Laura Hilty is a graduating senior in the Language and International Trade (L&IT) program. She studied and worked abroad in Spain, and she co-founded the Spanish Professional Society on Clemson’s campus. Let’s learn more about Laura and her accomplishments. Where are you from and why did you choose Clemson? I am from Lexington, Kentucky originally. When I […]

Annual L&IT Conference brings business experts and alumni to campus

The 2016 Language and International Trade (L&IT) Conference focused on the theme of Nurturing Global Competence: The Relationships between Demographics and Marketability. It was held in the Hendrix Student Center Ballroom on March 9. The goal of the conference was to provide opportunities for students to learn about international business and to connect with leaders […]

Students learn about Greenville after-school program at 9th L&IH Symposium

The ninth installment of the Language and International Health (L&IH) Symposium brought Keith Groce, Executive Director of Neighborhood Focus, to Clemson’s campus for a presentation to students in February 2016. The semi-annual symposium is a forum to discuss and increase awareness of international health issues, especially those that impact minorities. Mr. Groce described the mission of […]

Schmidt, Johannes

Staffan Bengtsson, Heinrich Clairmont, Robert Norton, Johannes Schmidt, and Ulrike Wagner: Herder and Religion. Contributions from the 2010 Conference of the International Herder Society at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. Heidelberg: Synchron, 2016. 260 pages.

Those interested in the nature and wide-ranging impact of Herder’s religious thought will find this volume to be a valuable companion. The contributors participated in the 2010 meeting of the International Herder Society at the University of Notre Dame, and they approach the question of what religion actually meant for Herder by examining the relationship between the shifting nature of his response and his angle of vision.

L&IH students visit the Valme University Hospital in Seville

Language and International Health (L&IH) students studying abroad in Seville had the opportunity to visit the Valme University Hospital, as part of an intensive seminar on the public health system in Spain. Accompanied by the director of the Clinical Imaging Diagnostics Management Unit, Rafael Aznar, and the healthcare director, Javier Román, the students explored different imaging technology, including ultrasounds […]

Fund honors Leslie Williams

The Department of Languages has established a fund to honor Leslie Williams, associate professor of Japanese, who passed away on July 10, 2014. The Dr. Leslie Williams Memorial Fund will be used for department events, especially Japanese cultural programs and Language and International Trade activities. The fund will be announced at the Language and International Trade Conference on March 9, 2016. [. . .]