September 18, 2020
The Cambridge Companion to Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. Eds. Mark Berry & Nicholas Vazsonyi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
The Companion is an essential, interdisciplinary tool for those both familiar and unfamiliar with Wagner’s Ring. It opens with a concise introduction to both the composer and the Ring, introducing Wagner as a cultural figure, and giving a comprehensive overview of the work.
August 24, 2020
Fictions of Legibility: The Human Face and Body in Modern German Novels from Sophie von La Roche to Alfred Döblin. Transcript (2020)
Gabriela Stoicea examines how the incidence and role of physical descriptions in German novels changed between 1771 and 1929 in response to developments in the study of the human face and body.
May 22, 2020
Madison Butler, a 2015 graduate of the Language and International Health program, has received a Spain English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a prestigious exchange program offered by the U.S. Department of State and funded by the U.S. government, is awarded to student scholars who, through work […]
May 15, 2020
The Department of Languages enthusiastically congratulates the following students and staff who won University and College awards this semester: Carly Malcom Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award This award is present to two seniors in recognition of outstanding service to Clemson University and the extended Clemson community. Courtney Grayson Dre Martin Service Award In memory […]
May 6, 2020
Language and International Health major Courtney Grayson was awarded the Dre Martin Service Award by the College of Arts and Humanities as CAAH recognized its top students last month. The Dre Martin Service Award, founded in memory of Chardrevius “Dre” Martin, is awarded annually to an exemplary CAAH student who, in addition to strong academic […]
April 28, 2020
Eva Piirimäe, Liina Lukas, and Johannes Schmidt (eds.). Herder on Empathy and Sympathy. Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History, Volume: 311 (2020).
The English-German collection Herder on Empathy and Sympathy: Einfühlung und Sympathie im Denken Herders considers the meaning and role of the concepts of empathy and sympathy in Herder’s thought.
April 25, 2020
Rainer, Godel and Johannes Schmidt (eds.): Herder Yearbook 15 (2020) This year’s volume collects inquiries into Herder’s activities as a reviewer, his view on Homer in comparison to Wolf’s and Humboldt’s, furthermore Herder’s deliberations on a “Neue Mythologie” as well as a contribution on the Älteste Urkunde. Besides two studies elucidating the reception of Herder during the nineteenth […]
April 22, 2020
Society for American Sign Language Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring/Summer, 2020.
April 15, 2020
Department of Languages Professor Emerita Clementina Adams was inducted into the College of Arts and Humanities Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony at the Madren Center on March 6, 2020. This year, the College of Arts and Humanities welcomed eight new members to the CAAH Hall of Fame. Since its founding in 2017, the […]
February 8, 2020
On December 5, 2019, the Clemson University German Section reactivated the German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, by inducting three exceptional students. Rachael Risinger is a senior Accounting major and German minor who is currently the president of the German Professional Society. Bennett Meares is a senior Computer Science major and German minor who is […]