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A meeting of the minds on Brexit, at Clemson
Posted on Thursday April 04, 2019

Fintan O'Toole, prominent Irish author and journalist, writes for the Irish Times, among other venues. In the Fall, several of […]

Newsflash: Lies Spread Faster than Truth
Posted on Friday March 09, 2018

In recent articles, the NY Times and the Washington Post cite new surveys which show that lies spread faster than […]

“Teachers as Human Shields”?
Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018

Tuesday’s NY Times had an article with this bracing title: “School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields.” […]

Kevin Barry, February 19th, 5:30, Daniel Hall 100B
Posted on Saturday February 10, 2018

Kevin Barry is, as Roddy Doyle (author most famously of The Commitments) claims, “unique, a one-man school. His work is […]

Drew Lanham is a poet. And an ornithologist. And he’ll be speaking at 5PM on 2/14 in ASC 118
Posted on Wednesday February 07, 2018

Now in the interest of full disclosure, I should say that… technically and professionally… Drew is a professor of wildlife […]

In Memoriam, Roger Rollin
Posted on Thursday December 21, 2017

Although he retired just as I was starting at Clemson, Roger Rollins was a generous colleague and a forceful presence to […]

Frederic Neyrat, Wednesday 11/15, 5PM, Class of 41 Studio, Daniel
Posted on Tuesday November 14, 2017

Frédéric Neyrat, author of Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism, will be speaking at Clemson on Wednesday evening at 5 […]

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Posted on Thursday October 26, 2017

IMG_0914In 1517, it is said, Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses to the door of a Church, signaling the beginning of […]

Professor Kantrowitz’s Lecture on Ben Tillman (video)
Posted on Thursday October 26, 2017

A video of University of Wisconsin History Professor Stephen Kantrowitz's lecture on Ben Tillman can be found here.

Plantation Modernity
Posted on Friday October 13, 2017

On Friday, October 20th, Clemson will host a symposium on Plantation Modernity, the topic of a recent special issue of […]