Lee Morrissey, professor and chair of Clemson University’s English department, has been appointed founding director of the new Clemson University Humanities Hub. The appointment was announced today by Richard Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. “I am thrilled to name Lee Morrissey as the founding director of the Humanities Hub,” Goodstein […]
Clemson English professors David Blakesley and Victor J. Vitanza have been named Fellows of the Rhetoric Society of America. Blakesley also has received the organization’s 2016 George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award.
Every Tiger has a Clemson story. Many are drawn to this campus for the school spirit that surrounds football season, for the intangible family feel, for the world-renowned research opportunities and unique study programs. Leah VanSyckel’s story starts a little differently. “I didn’t even finish my application as a senior in high school,” she said. […]
Although his most recent publication is Keith Morris' fifth successful print, he has a complicated relationship with his craft. Honestly, he'd rather mow the grass than write.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Simic, the 15th Poet Laureate of the Unites States, will headline the ninth annual Clemson Literary Festival. He will present a public reading at 8 pm. Thursday, April 7, at Clemson University Alumni Center.
Kara Robertson is a voice of Clemson to future students. Not only has she been a front row fan at football games with her own face painted like a Tiger, she has spent her college career telling the Clemson story.
Parlor Press, the scholarly publishing company founded and edited by Clemson University professor David Blakesley, has received this year’s Best Book award from the Council of Writing Program Administrators.
Once forgotten in the evolution of martial arts, longsword dueling is making a comeback in these hills. Clemson Longsword is situated in a larger, worldwide resurgence of medieval martial arts.
As a Clemson alumnus who came from a long line of successful and knowledgable businessmen, R. Roy Pearce '41 decided to craft a plan designed to strengthen Tigers' writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. So in 1989, Roy and wife, Margery "Marnie" Pearce, donated $1.5 million to Clemson University to endow the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Thanks to the Pearces' vision, Clemson students have access to pivotal assistance in all areas of communication.
Despite its name, the Clemson Literary Festival is more than an academic endeavor. It is a time for characters of all kinds to learn in a fun, relaxed environment about the craft of literature.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Adam Johnson, author of "The Orphan Master’s Son," will be the featured speaker of the eighth annual Clemson Literary Festival March 25-27.
Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received $100,000 for her research about African Americans who lived and labored on Clemson land during the pre-1963 integration period.
Beginning this semester, Clemson University is offering a study abroad experience in Ireland. The new exchange program, established between Clemson University and the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUIG), will provide both professors and students with a change of pace by offering an exchange of place.
An interdisciplinary group of Clemson students Saturday will showcase their original video productions about a small Appalachian community in Pickens County known as Liberia, which was founded by freed slaves after the Civil War and remains occupied by their descendants nearly two centuries later.
Some of Clemson University’s most-honored fiction writers and poets will read in a campus benefit for Loaves & Fishes at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in Lee Hall Room 2-111, 323 Fernow St.