Department of Languages

Japan Consul General Maeda and Vice Consul Nakao Visited Clemson University

Consul General Maeda and Vice Consul Nakao visited Clemson University on March 31 2023. They met with CAAH college leadership and visited a Japanese class. In the Japanese class the Consul General had a talk and answered questions from students in Japanese. The Consul General encouraged students to continue studying the Japanese language and go […]

Commission on Latino Affairs Symposium, September 21st, 2022

On September 21st, the LIH Society and several Clemson organizations collaborated to host the 2022 Commission on Latino Affairs Symposium. Dr. Maria Elena Botazzi of Baylor College of Medicine presented about her work creating vaccines for Neglected Tropical Diseases to a crowd of students, faculty, and community members. Following Dr. Botazzi’s presentation, a panel of […]

LAIB Chinese major receives Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award

Nick Longo, LAIB Chinese major, has received the prestigious Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award for 2022/2023. The Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award aims to foster mutual understanding between the United States and partner nations and cultivate the sharing of knowledge across cultures and communities. Recipients are selected by a 12-person president-appointed board to participate in exchange programs […]

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, […]

Signed Music Piece by Department of Languages Faculty Member to Feature on Virtual Gallery

A piece of signed music by Jody Cripps, Assistant Professor of ASL, will be featured on the virtual Blackwood Gallery as part of the presentation series “Translation, Camouflage, Spectatorship”. Dr. Cripps’ signed piece, “Rain”, will be discussed in relation to visual translation and will feature on the gallery from January 22nd – January 27th. “Rain” […]

Fall 2020 Reflections: German Professional Society Hosts Online Discussion Panel

With Spring Semester 2021 now underway, it is exciting to reflect on some of the ways the Department of Languages students, faculty and alumni have been navigating these unusual times. Fall Semester 2020 brought with it many unique experiences and ways to stay engaged and make connections. In our “Fall 2020 Reflections” posts, we are […]

Former L&IH graduate among six Clemson students and alumni to receive Fulbright grant

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 […]

Department of Languages Honors Spring 2020 Award Recipients

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 […]

Student Spotlight: L&IH student Courtney Grayson awarded CAAH Dre Martin Service Award

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 […]

Department of Languages Hosts 47th Annual Declamation Contest

The Department of Languages hosted the 47th Annual Declamation Contest on October 19, 2019. This annual poetry recitation contest is an opportunity for middle-school and high-school students from across the region to visit the Clemson campus and show off their foreign-language skills by competing in ASL, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. […]