Department of Languages

Anido, Raquel

El pasado en solfa : la música literaria y fílmica de la España contemporánea. Anthropos Editorial, 2018

Student is first-ever Boren Fellow from Clemson

Congratulations to Irene Cheng, a graduating senior in Modern Languages-Chinese and Clemson’s first-ever winner of a Boren Fellowship for Graduate Students. Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. In exchange for funding, Boren […]

Why Clemson students should help build a healthier community in Las Malvinas

This article originally appeared in The Tiger. Kevin J. Burke III, Marisol Miranda and Lauren Cvitkovic As Clemson students, our primary goal is to walk across that stage at graduation knowing that we have made a positive impact on this university, and world, in some capacity. It is an instilled sense of camaraderie and pride […]

Faculty member wins Creative Inquiry mentoring award

New assistant professor Arelis Moore de Peralta. Photo courtesy of Arelis Moore de Peralta.

Congratulations to Arelis Moore de Peralta, assistant professor of Spanish and Health and the winner of the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry. This award is given to a faculty member in recognition of their outstanding work with undergraduate students. Students participating in Creative Inquiry projects are the nominators for this award. One of Moore […]

Creative Inquiry students present research at poster forum and conference

Jesse Bynum (Modern Languages-Spanish major with English minor) and Hannah Cheeks (Psychology and Modern Languages-Spanish major) participated in the Creative Inquiry project offered by Dr. Graciela Tissera: The Hispanic world through film, literature and media. This project analyzes social, philosophical, political, and economic issues in the Hispanic world through videos and pertinent materials from world-renowned […]

Faculty member wins national Japanese teaching award

Jae Takeuchi, assistant professor of Japanese, who has been awarded the Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award for excellence in Japanese language teaching at the college level. The national award, administered through the Association for Asian Studies, is given to only one or two instructors of Japanese each year.

Department hosts annual L&IT Conference

The Department of Languages hosted the annual Language and International Trade (L&IT) Conference on February 28 in the Hendrix Student Center ballrooms. The theme of this year’s event was self-marketing and recognizing success signals. Donna Murphy of Michelin gave the keynote speech titled “Understanding Yourself: Strengths, Weaknesses, Interests, Ambitions, Values,” in which she counseled students […]

Students selected as 2018 Christopher J. Duckenfield Scholars

Hannah Pearson

Two students in the Department of Languages have been selected as the 2018 Christopher J. Duckenfield Scholars. Congratulations to Jessica Harris, an Economics and Philosophy major with a French Studies minor, and Hannah Pearson, a Modern Languages-ASL and English major with a concentration in Writing and Public Studies. Both are juniors in the Calhoun Honors College. […]