John Pursley III, a senior lecturer in English at Clemson University, was recently awarded a fellowship by the South Carolina Arts Commission in support of his latest project, a book-length poem that reflects on tumultuous change in America. Pursley, who is also director of the Clemson Literary Festival, was one of only two writers to […]
Tyler McDougald, a junior English and history double major at Clemson University, recently was honored with a Point Foundation Scholarship, awarded to students who are leaders in the LGBTQ community. McDougald is the first student in South Carolina to receive the prestigious scholarship in the 19-year history of the foundation. “I’m absolutely elated and really […]
CLEMSON – Amit Bein has been appointed interim chair of the department of history and geography at Clemson University, effective June 1. Bein, a professor of Middle Eastern studies, has served as acting chair of the department since March 1. “Amit Bein has excellent skills as a scholar and manager, and I am confident that […]
Elizabeth Rivlin, an associate professor in the English department at Clemson University, has been awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Rivlin received the $6,000 research grant to support her book project “Shakespeare and the American Middlebrow: Reading Publics, 1878-Present.” Her project was one of 224 recently selected by the […]
Your achievement is in no way diminished by our current circumstances. If anything, it is amplified. You are part of a historic graduating class here – one that is facing uncertainty, economic turmoil, threats to health and well-being, and challenges to previous patterns of living.
Four Clemson University faculty members will read at this year's Writers' Harvest, a benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event, featuring writers Stevie Edwards, Lee Matalone, Sarah Cooper and John Pursley III, takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Self Auditorium at the Strom Thurmond Institute building, 230 Kappa St. in Clemson.
Cynthia Haynes is the new director of the Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design (RCID) program at Clemson University. Haynes, the outgoing director of first-year composition in the department of English, was chosen to lead the Ph.D. program in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities after a nationwide search.
Athletics and art are uniting at Clemson University with a new sculpture at the Allen N. Reeves Football Complex. Following the opening of the football complex in 2017, students with Atelier InSite, Clemson’s student-driven public art program, began the process of commissioning the piece. After two rigorous years, main campus’ newest public art is now complete.
John Robert Smith has been appointed interim director of the World Cinema program at Clemson University. Smith, who will serve as interim director for two years, hopes to attract more students to the program. He also wants to create more courses and provide opportunities for internships and studying abroad, all with an eye to boosting the career prospects of graduates. “I want to see graduates get jobs they love,” Smith said.
CLEMSON – The call came on April 1. The voice on the other end of the line told Clemson University instructor of fine arts Mark Brosseau that he would be receiving the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation (PKF) grant, a life-changing development. He wondered whether it was true. He laughs about it now. “All I could think […]
William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.
Mike East, a Clemson graduate who owns a company that builds stage sets, got a big opportunity to create a towering structure on a tight deadline for the 50th anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” But there was one problem: He had no place to build it. That’s when he turned to […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]
In May, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University will present more than 350 diplomas, including more than 275 undergraduate degrees. Many of the graduating seniors already have big dreams – and solid plans. One will travel this summer to a Syrian refugee camp to teach English. Another is headed to graduate […]
Sarah Blackman’s debut novel “Hex” (2016) is about language and how one woman uses stories to rebuild her shattered sense of self. Fittingly, Blackman will speak Friday, April 12 at a celebration of language and stories, the 12th annual Clemson Literary Festival. Blackman’s reading, 5 p.m. at Amici in Clemson (189 Old Greenville Highway), is […]