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2017 LCWA Awards Ceremony

Posted by: smithcn1 | May 12, 2017 | No Comment |

On May 11, 2017 the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs hosted their annual Awards Ceremony honoring distinguished students. Congratulations to the following students

Graeser Memorial Award – Tori Lisa Akerley

Harold A. Mouzon Award – Sarah Legendre

Robert H. Duryea, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Award – Catherine R. Raines

Josef Modzelewski Memorial Award – Victoria Mary Lane Ruedy

German Friendly Society Travel Scholarship – Hillary McLaurin

Conseula Francis Outstanding Student Award – Aisha Gallion

James F. Snyder European Studies Award – Kathryn Hemphill, Shelly Phillips

Ludwig Lewisohn Prize – Sierra Debrow

Norton Seltzer Awards in Jewish Studies (2)

  1. Tikkun Olam Award – Gabriella Sitrin
  1. Jewish Citizenship AwardGabrielle S. Kaye

African American Studies, Dr. Simon Lewis

Community Activism Award – Chantelle M. Lebeau

Rising Scholar Award – Lanasa A. Clarkson

Outstanding Senior Award – Ashley Padilla

Capstone Project Award – Aisha Gallion

Archaeology, Dr. Jim Newhard

Golden Marshalltown Award – Sarah Legendre

Classics, Dr. Jim Newhard

Outstanding Student, BA – Sarah F. Cohen

Outstanding Student, AB – Hannah C. Edwards

Departmental Honors – Erik Cardwell

Hannah C. Edwards

French, Francophone, and Italian, Dr. Lisa Signori

Departmental Honors – Salvador Lopez Rivera

French Club Award – Tatyana Ponds, Lea Wright

Italian Outstanding Student Award – Jordan Buckner, Mary Rose White

German and Russian, Dr. Morgan Koerner

Russian Studies Award – Natalia Hardee

Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate – Nathaniel Dabbs

American Council of Teachers of Russian

Hispanic Studies, Dr. Mark Del Mastro

Most Accomplished Major – Tori Akerley

Outstanding Spanish Major – Zach Sturman

Departmental Honors – Torrie Buchanan

Gabriela Mistral Award – Maya Novák-Cogdell

National recognition for outstanding member of Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society

Distinguished Spanish Majors:

Tori Akerley                                                                         Bailey Kirkland

Carmen BensVega                                                              Zachary Sturman

Torrie Buchanan                                                                Kelsey Vories

Jasmin Graham                                                                   Mary Watkins

Portuguese Award – James Riggs

International Studies, Dr. Doug Friedman

Departmental Honors:                                          Outstanding Student Award

Kathleen Crotty                                                       Elizabeth Beyer

Emma Denley                                                          Grace Compton

Bailey Kirkland                                                        Sarah Dudley

Margaret Panetta                                                   Sara Ford

Krista Pequegnat                                                    Gabrielle Kaye

Alexandra Rodriguez                                             Alexis Logan-Brown

Katherine Williams

 Jewish Studies, Dr. Marty Perlmutter

Outstanding Student Award    Jazmine L. Morgan

 Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Dr. Lola Colomina-Garrigos

Outstanding Student Award – Tori Akerley


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Steven Kramer, double major in International Business and Spanish with a minor in German (CofC ’14), will begin the MA program in linguistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in fall 2017.

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Maya Novak-Cogdell, Spanish major and 2017 CofC graduate, will enter the Ph.D. program in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin in fall 2017.

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Drs. Wise and Del Mastro Participate in the 70th Annual KFLC

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | April 25, 2017 | No Comment |

At the 70th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 20-22, at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Carl Wise presented his study “Pirates, Empire, and National Identity in Lope de Vega’s Dragontea” and Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro organized and directed the 15th annual Informative Session of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

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Hispanic Studies Review editorial team members: College of Charleston’s Carl Wise, Managing Editor of Transatlantic; Texas Tech University’s Diego Pascual, Managing Editor of Spanish Linguistics; College of Charleston’s Mark P. Del Mastro, Advising Editor before the journal’s inaugural panel “Strategies for Academic Journal Publishing” during the 70th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on April 21, 2017.

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Coty Hoover, a CofC Spanish major who graduated in May 2015,  has been accepted into the Spanish M.A. program at the University of South Carolina with tuition remission and a graduate assistantship.

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Professor Joseph R. Weyers’ article “Cross national forms of address in the US and Mexico: Addressing the consumer aquí y allí” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest.

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Studies by Drs. Chauca and Divine Appear in _Hispanófila_

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | March 28, 2017 | No Comment |

Professor Edward Chauca’s study “Fanatismo en tiempos de guerra y neoliberalismo: Poeta ciego de Mario Bellatin y Un ejército de locos de José B. Adolph,” and Professor Susan Divine’s article “Recuperating Losses: History, Spectacle, Motility in Julio Medem’s Room in Rome/Habitación en Roma” were both published in the latest issue (December 2016) of the refereed journal Hispanófila.

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College of Charleston Hosts 84th Meeting of SECOL

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | March 13, 2017 | No Comment |

Due to the efforts of Drs. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig (Organizer) and Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson (Co-Organizer), the College of Charleston sponsored the 84th Meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics on March 8-11, 2017.  CofC students Bethany Blamphin and Torrie Buchanan also collaborated with their research presentations.  Click here for the complete conference program.

The following co-sponsored this event:

Linguistics Program
Department of Hispanic Studies
School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
Avery Research Center
Office of Institutional Diversity

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LCWA World Affairs Colloquium Series Spring 2017

Posted by: smithcn1 | March 6, 2017 | No Comment |

On Thursday, April 13th at 4:30pm the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs will be hosting its 2nd World Affairs Colloquium Series.

Ambassador Cameron Munter, Chief Executive Officer and President of the EastWest Institute will be presenting “The New Diplomacy: In the Trump Era“.

Ambassador Munter has been a career diplomat, serving in some of the most conflict-ridden areas of the globe. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan from 2010-2012, while leading a 2,500- employee embassy. Previously he served as Ambassador to Serbia.
Ambassador Munter also served twice in Iraq, leading the first Provincial Reconstruction Team in Mosul and then overseeing U.S. civilian and military cooperation in planning the drawdown of U.S. troops. In Europe, he served in the Czech Republic and Poland, where he helped manage the American contribution to those countries’ integration into the global economy. He was a Director at the National Security Council at the White House, and had numerous other domestic assignments at the State Department in Washington. Before joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Munter taught European history at the University of California Los Angeles. He also has been Professor of International Relations at Pomona College in Claremont, taught at Columbia University School of Law, was a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and has two honorary doctoral degrees.

The event will be held on April 13, 2017 at 4:30pm in the
Alumni Center, School of Education, Health, and Human Performance, 86 Wentworth St.

This event is Free and Open to the Public.



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