Department of Languages

Students present their research on Federico García Lorca

Students Chandler Bailey, Caroline Barton, Caroline Cash, Taeylor Dickenson, Emily Grant, Ally Graulich, Blakely Holcombe, Steve Kurtz, Maeve Marsh, Clare McKeon, Nick Meyer, John Murdy, Abby Noga, Hayley Perryman, Lauren Stabler, and J. Sky Williams presented their research on Spanish playwright Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba in their SPAN 3040 class (Introduction […]

L&IH students learn about healthcare system in Spain

L&IH-Spanish students at the hospital in Seville. (Photo courtesy of Europa Press.)

Language and International Health-Spanish majors Paris Arrington, Sydney Hamby, Anna Longaker, and Adrina Patterson are taking classes and completing their L&IH internships in Seville, Spain. Students had the opportunity to visit the Hospital Universitario de Valme to learn more about the healthcare system in Spain. They met with Rafael Aznar (Director, Center for Diagnostic Imaging), […]

Cripps, Jody

Society for American Sign Language Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall/Winter, 2017.

Department hosts 45th Annual Declamation Contest

Declamation participants

On October 21, 2017, the Department of Languages hosted the 45th Annual Declamation Contest. This poetry recitation contest brings together middle- and high-school students from the region, who come to the Clemson campus for the day to show off their language skills. This year, 490 students from 31 middle and high schools in South Carolina, Georgia, […]

Faculty member wins interpreter award

Congratulations to Jason Hurdich, lecturer of ASL, the recipient of the Marie Griffin Interpreter of the Year Award. The award was presented on October 10 at the Southeast Regional Institute On Deafness (SERID) conference. SERID covers the entire area of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The award is presented […]

Second annual International Forum for German and Spanish in the Professions

Keynote speaker Hector Ibarra. (Photo courtesy of Lee Ferrell.)

The German and Spanish Professional Societies and the Department of Languages held the second annual International Forum for German and Spanish in the Professions on September 27, 2017. This event, the seventh to focus on German investment in our region, was held in the Hendrix Student Center. In attendance were students from Clemson University and the […]

L&IT student receives scholarship to study abroad in Japan

Chloe Finley in Japan. (Photo courtesy of Jae Takeuchi.)

A junior Language & International Trade-Japanese major, Chloe Finley, received the AIG Bridging Scholarship for her study abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo this year. Eighty-eight undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the United States were named recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan. The winners receive awards of $2,500 to assist with their expenses […]

Spanish minor recounts her study abroad experience in Seville

Hi! My name is Elizabeth Simpson, and I am a senior Health Science major with a minor in Spanish. I’ll be graduating in May, and will hopefully be going to graduate school to become an Occupational Therapist. In Spring of 2017, I studied abroad in the Faculty Directed Program to Seville, Spain. As a Health […]

Faculty news, Spring and Summer 2017

Yanming An

Yanming An, professor of Chinese and philosophy, received the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) John B. and Thelma A. Gentry Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. Established by Frank and Sarah Gentry to honor Mr. Gentry’s parents, John and Thelma Gentry, this peer-reviewed award recognizes an outstanding humanities faculty member and provides an annual […]

De Tholozany, Pauline

Title: L’Ecole de la maladresse : de J.-J. Rousseau à J.J. Grandville, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle. Paris : Honoré Champion (2017)
Publisher: Honoré Champion