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Translation of Alexandre Kojève, Atheism (Columbia University Press, November 2018).

One of the twentieth century’s most brilliant and unconventional thinkers, Alexandre Kojève was a Russian émigré to France whose lectures on Hegel in the 1930s galvanized a generation of French intellectuals.

Faculty member invited to speak at honor society ceremony

On November 7, Arelis Moore de Peralta, assistant professor of Spanish and Health, was the invited speaker at the annual ceremony of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society at the Madren Center. She was also inducted into the society as a faculty member by Provost Bob Jones. “It was an absolute honor for me to be there, particularly […]

In memoriam: Margit Sinka, professor emerita

Margit Sinka

The Department of Languages mourns the passing of Margit Sinka, professor emerita of German, who passed away on October 28, 2018 at the age of 76. Margit was born during World War II in Hungary. She and her parents moved to Vienna, Austria, before immigrating to the U.S. and settling in a Hungarian neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. […]

Department hosts 46th Annual Declamation Contest

The Declamation awards ceremony in Tillman Hall. (Photo courtesy of Clemson University.)

On October 27, 2018, the Department of Languages hosted the 46th 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, 485 students from 31 middle and high schools in South Carolina, Georgia, […]