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The College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was selected as an “Honor Chapter” for  the 5th consecutive year.  Only 12 of the 607  chapters nationwide were selected for this prestigious honor for outstanding activities realized during the 2014-15 academic year. In 2014-15, Nu Zeta was led by student officers Adriana Bonasorte, President; Lisa Dealmeida and Olivia Ghiz, Vice-Presidents.  Drs. Carmen Grace and Mark Del Mastro served as co-chapter advisers.

under: Achievements, Hispanic Studies, Sigma Delta Pi

Dr. Joseph Weyers’ book review on Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition has appeared in the summer 2015 issue of The Modern Language Journal.

under: Faculty News, Hispanic Studies, Research

Hispanic Studies Review (HSR) invites submissions for its inaugural issue to be published in Fall 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 [[email protected]] 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/.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies, Research

Dr. Colomina Appointed New Director of LACS

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | July 7, 2015 | No Comment |

Professor Lola Colomina-Garrigós has been appointed the new Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program effective July 2015.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies, Latin America & the Caribbean

Professor Silvia Rodríguez Sabater has been named the College of Charleston’s new Director of the Master in Education in Languages effective July 1, 2015.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies

On July 1, 2015, the Department of German and Slavic Studies will have a new name: German and Russian Studies.  “This name change highlights our emphasis on Russian literature, film, and culture and on Russian as a critical language. With our new hire, Dr. Irina Erman, joining us as a tenure track assistant professor of Russian this fall, we are poised to build on the stellar work of our retiring colleague Professor Raisa Gomer and continue to offer our students an excellent Russian Studies program,” observes Dr. Morgan Koerner, Department Chair-Elect.

under: German & Slavic Studies

Professor Carl Wise’s article “Eclipsed Autonomy: Celestial Images and the Free Will Debate in Antonio Mira de Amescua’s Álvaro de Luna Plays” was published in the latest issue [66.2 (2014): 109-122] of the Bulletin of the Comediantes.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies, Research

Hispanic Studies Faculty Populate KFLC Landscape

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | May 4, 2015 | No Comment |

At the annual Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference on April 23-25 at the University of Kentucky, four Hispanic Studies faculty members collaborated. Professors Susan Divine, Michael Gómez and Sabrina Laroussi presented their studies respectively: “Transforming the Narrative: Isaac Rosa, Historiography, City Space, and Live Tweeting Democracy,” “Playing with Time: Relativistic Reverberations and Entropic Echoes in Lorca’s Así que pasen cinco años” and “Entre lo fantástico y lo extraño: Un estudio narcorreligioso de María llena eres de gracia.” Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro also attended to conduct the 13th Annual Sigma Delta Pi Informative Session.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies, Research

Professor Mark P. Del Mastro is featured in the “Member Spotlights” section of the national website of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies

Professor Sarah E. Owens article “El legado del rosario milagroso en los escritos de viaje de sor Ana de Cristo hacia Filipinas” has appeared in the Mexican journal Boletín de Monumentos Históricos.

under: HISP faculty news, Hispanic Studies

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