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, […]

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” […]

Department of Languages and CAAH participate in Language Day

On Thursday, October 17, representatives from the Department of Languages and College of Arts and Humanities participated in Language Day at Pelion High School in Lexington, SC.  Language Day, which is in its second year, is an informational event held at Pelion High School in Lexington, SC in which high school students can learn about […]

Faculty news, Spring/Summer 2019

Raquel Anido, assistant professor of Spanish, was promoted to associate professor with tenure. Su-I Chen, senior lecturer of Chinese, presented at the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association (CLTA) Annual Conference in Seattle, April 5-7, 2019. She and her collaborators presented a roundtable session entitled “Understand Cultural Pluralism Through Differential Instructions on Movies.” They used three movies (Wolf […]

Lecturers Host Monthly Gathering for the Deaf Community

From Clemson World Magazine: August 30, 2019 by Paul Hyde When two Clemson faculty members decided to host a coffee get-together for the local Deaf community in Greenville, little did they know that 300 people would show up. Starbucks wasn’t prepared either. “They only scheduled one signing barista, and he was swamped,” said Jason Hurdich, […]

Japanese faculty member begins international exchange with Kansai University

Kansai University Professor Keiko Ikeda (left) welcomed Professor Philip Ngyuen (center) and Clemson University Professor Kumiko Saito (right) to IIGE in preparation for their Fall 2019 "Business and Japanese People" COIL collaboration. Photo courtesy of IIGE.

Kumiko Saito, assistant professor of Japanese, visited Kansai University’s International Plaza and Institute for Innovative Global Education (IIGE) on June 11, 2019 to discuss plans for Kansai and Clemson’s new collaborative endeavor in international virtual and physical exchange. Her trip was made possible thanks to a Global Learning Seed Grant awarded by Clemson’s Office of […]

ASL faculty member is honorary guest at high school graduation

Jason Hurdich, lecturer of ASL, was an honorary guest at May River High School’s Class of 2019 graduation in Bluffton, South Carolina. He served as the interpreter of the ceremony and met Deaf student Rodney Nunez, one of May River’s graduating seniors. Hurdich was featured in a local news article. Beaufort County School District’s YouTube […]