Citizen of the world: Professor of French Eric Touya Ken Scar, Clemson University Relations June 10, 2019 CLEMSON – Professor of French Eric Touya came to Clemson 11 years ago from the “south-west of the south-west of France,” somewhere between Dax and Bayonne, near the birthplace of Vincent de Paul and Maurice Ravel, and not […]
The following students were honored at the annual College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) awards ceremony on April 12 at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts: Joey Martinek, Award for Excellence in Spanish Katrina Killinger, Japan-America Association of South Carolina (JAASC) Award for Excellence in Japanese Harrison Kerr, Clemson Chinese Laoshi Award for […]
Students present their research on literary topics Andrew Gasparini, Clare Howley, Maggie Langland, and Joanna Lilly presented their research in the course ‘Introduction to Hispanic Literary Forms’ (SPAN 3040) offered by Dr. Graciela Tissera in the Spring 2019 semester. Students analyzed works by Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, José de […]
French: The French Professional Society (FPS) is a pre-professional society for students with a strong interest and background in French and/or French-American relations that wish to apply these interests to their career. FPS meets monthly as a club as well as informally with individual members who want to learn more about the opportunities available to […]
The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopedia. Ed. Nicholas Vazsonyi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Paperback 2019.
Richard Wagner is one of the most controversial figures in Western cultural history. He revolutionized not only opera but the very concept of art, and his works and ideas have had an immeasurable impact on both the cultural and political landscapes of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Jamie Plummer, a psychology major and Spanish minor, completed her research in SPAN 4970 (Creative Inquiry Project: The Hispanic World through Film, Literature, and Media) offered by Dr. Graciela Tissera in the Spring 2019 semester. Jamie presented her research paper “Machismo, Poverty, and Gender Violence in City of God (2002) by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund” at […]
The Department of Languages hosted the annual Language and International Business Conference (formerly the Language and International Trade Conference) on March 13 in the Hendrix Student Center. The conference provides leadership opportunities to students of foreign languages, promotes awareness of international businesses in Upstate South Carolina, and gives students networking and job opportunities. The theme […]
Simone de Beauvoir: le combat au féminin. Collection Que Sais-Je ? Paris: Presses Universitaires de France/Humensis, 2019.
Situating his arguments vis-à-vis major critics like Michel Onfray and Julia Kristeva, Touya de Marenne explores the repercussions of Beauvoir’s philosophical and political complex thought, but also the oppositions that she inspired during the twentieth century, and to the present day in France, the United States, and the world
New Life for Old Ideas: Chinese Philosophy in the Contemporary World: A Festschrift in Honour of Donald J. Munro. Edited by Yanming An and Brian J. Bruya.
Over five decades, Donald J. Munro has been one of the most important voices in sinological philosophy. Among other accomplishments, his seminal book The Concept of Man in Early China influenced a generation of scholars. His rapprochement with contemporary cognitive and evolutionary science helped bolster the insights of Chinese philosophers, and set the standard for similar explorations today…