The Department of Languages served as a sponsor of the International Symposium on Comparative Intellectual History: Russia and China, a three-day event held in June at the Beijing Center of the University of Chicago in Beijing, China. Other sponsors included the Capital Normal University in Beijing and the University of Chicago. The conference featured plenary speakers from universities and other academic institutions across the United States and China. Jeff Love, Professor of German and Russian at Clemson, spoke at the opening and closing ceremonies and also gave a talk entitled “Alexandre Kojève and the Concept of Emptiness.” Michael Meng, Associate Professor of German History at Clemson, delivered a paper called “The Imperialism of Historie.” The University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosts regular conferences, lectures, seminars and other events on cultural topics.
Kumiko Saito, assistant professor of Japanese, visited Kansai University’s International Plaza and Institute for Innovative Global Education (IIGE) on June […]
Stephen Fitzmaurice, assistant professor of ASL, published “Best Practices for Educational Interpreters in South Carolina,” a technical assistance resource for the […]
Senior Lecturer of Spanish Scott Harris retired in December 2017. His retirement marks the end of a 30-year career in […]