Matthew Desmond, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Evicted,” is one of the guest speakers featured this semester as a part of the Humanities Hub series at Clemson University. In “Evicted,” Princeton sociologist Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep from losing their homes. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), the […]
CLEMSON – Matthew Desmond, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Evicted,” is one of the guest speakers featured this semester as a part of the Humanities Hub series at Clemson University. In “Evicted,” Princeton sociologist Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep from losing their homes. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
The Clemson Literary Festival recently received a $3,000 grant from South Carolina Humanities and the South Carolina Arts Commission to defray the cost of bringing nationally known writers to the annual event.
“Remember show-and-tell? Well, this is show-and-tell in college,” said Dean Richard E. Goodstein as he welcomed guests to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ annual Fusion event. Faculty, staff, students and supporters of the College gathered in Lee Hall on Feb. 22 for this celebration of student work. Students from all parts of the […]
Graduate students in the city and regional planning program recently presented to City of Clemson officials a set of bold ideas aimed at enhancing the quality of life in the municipality. The 13 students in the Professional Planning Studio class studied a neighborhood and a major corridor last fall and offered such suggestions as the […]
Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.
Renowned poet Susan Stewart, best-selling author Richard Rothstein and Cherokee history expert Tom Hatley are among the speakers who will visit Clemson University during the fall 2018 semester to discuss topics in the humanities.
CLEMSON — Susanna Ashton, chair of the English department at Clemson University, has received a national award for her recent book on Charles W. Chesnutt. Chesnutt (1858-1932) was one of the most influential African-American writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ashton co-edited “Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt” with Bill Hardwig, […]
Westminster, South Carolina, is nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills only 15 miles from Clemson, but for Brooklyn Garrett that distance once seemed insurmountable. In May, she graduates from Clemson University after completing a double major in women’s leadership and philosophy with an emphasis in law, liberty, and justice. Last summer, Garrett landed a prized […]