German alumna spends Fulbright year in Berlin

2014 graduate Amanda Pridmore, a political science major and student of German, received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant in 2017. She has spent her Fulbright year in Germany researching the funding and financing of Holocaust memorials. Amanda gave two conference talks and one short presentation at the Fulbright Berlin Seminar. She is also planning a major publication with […]

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The Black Circle: A Life of Alexandre Kojève (Columbia University Press, July 2018)

Alexandre Kojève (1902–1968) was an important and provocative thinker. Born in Russia, he spent most of his life in France. His interpretation of Hegel and his notorious declaration that history had come to an end exerted great influence on French thinkers and writers such as Raymond Aron, Georges Bataille, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jacques Lacan, and Raymond Queneau.

Alumna spotlight: Sarah Waldvogel

Congratulations to Sarah Waldvogel, one of six recipients of the $15,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship awarded by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Sarah is a 2018 graduate in Genetics and Biochemistry with a minor in German. While at Clemson, she served as president of the German Club and traveled to Germany to study the […]

Alumni and friends gather in Japan

From the Summer 2018 issue of Clemson World: While the Japan Alumni group is not yet an official Clemson Club, some of the more than 50 Clemson alumni and friends in Japan have been getting together for events a few times a year. They are exploring ways to support the University including providing support and guidance […]

Two Japanese majors receive scholarships at Chukyo University

Two Japanese majors in the Department of Languages were recipients of a scholarship awarded by Chukyo University in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Katrina Killinger (double major, Japanese and English) and Alan Wright (Japanese major, computer science minor) are finishing their year-long study abroad program at the university and received the award for being the exchange students with the […]

BMW continues support of German language at Clemson

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BMW has continued its longstanding support of Clemson’s German language programs with a new $50,000 gift. The manufacturer has supported the German program at Clemson annually since 2003. BMW’s investment has supported such initiatives as the BMW Lecturer of German, held by Lee Ferrell; the annual German Summit, held each spring; the Clemson Language Intensive Program; […]