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Inaugural Issue of _Hispanic Studies Review_ Released

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | November 17, 2016 | No Comment |

Hispanic Studies Review (HSR) is pleased to announce its inaugural issue: Vol. 1, No. 1 (2016).

HSR is an international refereed journal published twice a year by the Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston. The journal welcomes submissions on cultural studies, applied and theoretical linguistics, and the literatures of the Spanish-speaking worlds and their contact zones. HSR particularly invites scholarship with approaches that are interdisciplinary and/or that engage innovative dialogues. Articles may be written in Spanish or English. HSR only accepts electronic submissions at [hsr@cofc.edu] and each manuscript will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review.

See Guidelines for Authors.

For additional information, please visit the journal’s website at http://hispanicstudiesreview.cofc.edu/.

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LCWA is excited to share with you the upcoming russia-on-the-world-stage-for-the-next-four-years

School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs: World Affairs Colloquia Series

On Thursday, December 1st at 5:00pm Dr. Eugene Rumer will be presenting “Russia on the World Stage for the Next Four Years”.

In the aftermath of the recent presidential election, we face renewed questions about the future of US-Russian relations and Russia’s role in world affairs. Dr. Eugene Rumer, the Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will address Russia’s foreign policy, its position on the world stage and the possible shape US-Russian relations will take over the next four years.

The Lecture will take place in the Science Auditorium at the School of Science and Mathematics, 202 Calhoun St. A reception will follow the lecture at the Hill Gallery in the Marion and Wayland H. Cato Center for the Arts, 161 Calhoun St.

 

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The College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s Chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, named Clover High School‘s Stephanie Schenck the 2016 Sigma Delta Pi’s S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year.  The awards ceremony was held at 7:15pm in Alumni Hall at the College of Charleston. Also recognized were finalists Loyda McClellan of Fort Dorchester High School and Kathleen Stafford of Irmo High School.

All three finalists were presented award plaques courtesy of the College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, and each finalist and their guests enjoyed complimentary lodging the evening of November 10, 2016 and breakfast on November 11 courtesy of the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston.

Sigma Delta Pi’s 2016 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year, Stephanie Schenck,  also received a $500 cash award courtesy of D. Virgil Alfaro, III, M.D., Citadel class of 1984.

All questions regarding the contest should be forwarded to Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Founding Director of Sigma Delta Pi’s South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award, College of Charleston: delmastromp@cofc.edu.

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The three finalists (center) of Sigma Delta Pi’s S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year with Dr. Del Mastro (left) and the chapter presidents of The Citadel’s and Cof’C’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi.

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Maya Novák-Cogdell, student president of the College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been selected to present in Sigma Delta Pi’s national “Best Practices Session” to be held during the 99th Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese from July 6-9, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Dr. Owens, Guest Speaker at Benedictine University

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | October 17, 2016 | No Comment |

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The College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, are proud to announce the finalists for their 12th annual South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award for 2016:

Loyda McClellan of Fort Dorchester High School
Stephanie Schenck of Clover High School
Kathleen Stafford of Irmo High School

All three finalists will receive award plaques courtesy of the College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, and each finalist and their guests (one guest per finalist) will enjoy complimentary lodging the evening of November 10, 2016 and breakfast on November 11 courtesy of the Francis Marion Hotel in historic downtown Charleston.

All questions regarding the contest should be forwarded to Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Founding Director of Sigma Delta Pi’s South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award, College of Charlestondelmastromp@cofc.edu.

The 2016 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year will receive a $500 cash award courtesy of D. Virgil Alfaro, III, M.D. ’84.
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Professor Mark P. Del Mastro organized, chaired and presented in the academic panel “The State of Publishing Today” during the 66th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC) at  James Madison University on October 15, 2016.  Dr. Del Mastro is past president of MIFLC and current member of the MIFLC Executive Committee.

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Del Mastro (center) with fellow panelists Drs. Jeremy Cass of Furman University
and Ben Fraser of East Carolina University.

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Dr. Tim Johnson, Chair of Department of Classics, gave a presentation during the August 12, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting concerning the Department of Classics.

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You can view Dr. Johnson’s presentation here: Tim Johnson – Board Presentation for Classics

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Archaeologists Report on Summer Research

Posted by: smithcn1 | September 16, 2016 | No Comment |

On Thursday, September 8, the Archaeology Program co-sponsored the opening talk in the South Carolina Society of the Archaeological Institute of America’s 2016-17 lecture series. The evening featured short reports from CofC faculty engaged in research. Dr. Maureen Hays reported on her excavations (involving CofC students) at the original site of St. Paul’s Parish Church and parsonage. Dr. Scott Harris reported on his work in uncovering the submerged landscapes of Greece, undertaken as a Fulbright fellow. Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause reported on her ongoing work on the funerary practices of late Roman north Africa and daily life in a ‘working man’s’ section of Pompeii via the study glass artifacts in collaboration with CofC students. Dr. Alvaro Ibarra reported on ongoing excavations at the Roman military outpost of Castra Cumidava (modern-day Romania), and Dr. James Newhard spoke of research conducted to date that is leading him to further investigations of the ancient city of Epidaurus (Greece).

For further information on these investigations, please contact the respective principal investigators.

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Dr. Divine, Guest Lecturer at USC-Columbia on 11/9/16

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | September 16, 2016 | No Comment |

Professor Susan Divine has accepted an invitation on behalf of the Spanish Program and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of South Carolina-Columbia, to give a talk related on her current research as part of USC’s Spanish Speakers Series on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016.

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