Highlights from the Department of Languages Fall 2022 Semester

As the Fall semester draws to a close, we look back on some highlights from Fall 2022 in the Department of Languages. We turn the spotlight on the hard work and enthusiasm of Department of Languages’ students and faculty and the wider Clemson community as they share their valuable knowledge and experiences working toward a […]

Language and International Health Society

The purposes of the Language and International Health Society shall include: Helping students succeed in the L&IH major and prepare for their future through contact with guest speakers, L&IH graduates, study abroad advisors and other campus and community resources; Serving as a forum where L&IH majors can meet and exchange information, ideas and concerns about […]

Commission on Latino Affairs and Commission on the Black Experience Host Inaugural Black and Latinx Writing Retreat

The Commission on Latino Affairs and Commission on the Black Experience recently held the inaugural Black & Latinx Faculty Writing Retreat, which took place May 18th – 20th at the Horse Shoe Farm in Hendersonville, NC. The three-day retreat, which brought together eighteen faculty participants, was co-organized by Harrison Pinckney, Assistant Professor of PRTM (Parks, […]

Department of Languages Senior Receives Norris Medal, University’s Most Prestigious Award

Department of Languages senior Natalie Ann Claypool received the Norris Medal at the University’s Spring Awards Ceremony on May 9, 2022. The Norris Medal, which is awarded to the best overall student as determined by the University Scholarships and Awards Committee, is considered the most prestigious award for graduating Clemson seniors. Recipients of the award […]

ASL Program Aids in the Revival of Signed Language on Martha’s Vineyard

In April, Assistant Professor of ASL Jody Cripps and seven ASL students traveled to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, to initiate a Community Outreach program as part of their Creative Inquiry course. This CI project will aid in reviving Martha’s Vineyard as the signed language community it once was. A Signed Language History in the Community Martha’s […]

37th Conference of the Southeastern Association of Japanese held virtually on April 2

On April 2, 2022, the 37th Conference of the Southeastern Association of Japanese (SEATJ) was held virtually. Clemson University was the host institution, and the Department of Languages sponsored the event. Dr. Jae DiBello Takeuchi, Assistant Professor of Japanese, has served as the president for SEATJ for the past academic year and was the conference […]

Language and International Health Society to host online publishing event

On Thursday, April 14, the Language and International Health Society is hosting an online event focused on helping undergraduate students gain the proper strategies for publishing their work. The event will feature a talk by Dr. Jill D. McLeigh, Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Research at the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s […]

The Invasion of Ukraine: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium (March 30 – April 15)

An interdisciplinary colloquium on the invasion of Ukraine will be held from March 30-April 5. The colloquium will consist of conversations, discussions, and film screenings led and presented by faculty from departments across the University. The series includes 7 events and will feature a mix of in-person sessions and Zoom talks. Schedule of Events: Wednesday, […]

Hispanic Honor Society- Sigma Delta Pi

The Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California Berkeley. The Society’s insignia is the royal seal of Fernando and Isabel, representing Castille, León and Aragón. Sigma Delta Pi’s colors are […]

German Honor Society

  The Theta Phi Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha Delta Phi Alpha, the National Collegiate Honor Society (Deutsche Ehrenverbindung), was established at Wofford College on February 28, 1928 as the Deutscher Verein. Members of the Wofford group then began contacting German Clubs on other campuses, which subsequently led to the establishment Delta Phi Alpha in […]