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Dr. Garrett’s Book Chapter Is Published

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | January 30, 2016 | No Comment |

Professor Vicki Garrett’s book chapter “Violence, Injury, and Disability in Recent Latin American Film” has been published inLibre acceso: Latin American Literature and Film through Disability Studies, edited by Susan Antebi and Beth E. Jörgensen (Albany, NY: SUNY Press. 2016).

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Dr. Chauca and Garrett’s Study Published

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | January 4, 2016 | No Comment |

Professors Edward Chauca and Vicki Garrett’s article “Haunting Capitalism: Biutiful, the Specter, and Fantasies of the Global Market” has been published in Espectros: Ghostly Hauntings in Contemporary Transhispanic Narratives.

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Professor Silvia Rodríguez Sabater’s article “Beyond Mexico and Spain: Cultural Diversity in Spanish College Textbooks” has been accepted for publication in The Southern Journal of Linguistics.

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Professor Edward Chauca’s article “Comunidades imaginadas imposibles: derechos humanos y neoliberalismo en el cine y la literatura latinoamericana” has been published in the journal Alter/nativas. Revista de estudios culturales latinoamericanos.

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Dr. Chauca Presents Research at Conference in Greenville, SC

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | December 15, 2015 | No Comment |

Professor Edward Chauca presented his paper “Body-less Communities in Mexican/American Art” at the conference of The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present in Greenville, SC. on September 24-27, 2015.

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On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Professor Antonio Pérez-Núñez presented his talk “Beyond the Classroom: The Use of Online Platforms for Conversation Practice with Native Speakers” during the Hispanic Studies Teaching Discussion Series.

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Dr. Pérez-Núñez Receives TalkAbroad Grant

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | December 15, 2015 | No Comment |

In the fall of 2015, Professor Antonio Pérez-Núñez received a TalkAbout Grant to experiment with 1-on-1 interaction between students of his Spanish 313 class, Spanish Conversation, and native speakers

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Dr. Colomina Presents Research in Alicante, Spain

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | December 15, 2015 | No Comment |

Professor Lola Colomina-Garrigós presented her paper “La literatura en versión cinematográfica para el ahondamiento en el estudio del contexto de la dictadura militar chilena y la posterior transición democrática” at the XVI Congreso Internacional de la sociedad española de didáctica de la lengua y la literatura in Alicante, Spain on December 11, 2015.

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Hispanic Studies Faculty Collaborate in 65th Annual MIFLC

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | November 24, 2015 | No Comment |

Sponsored by the College of Charleston’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs, the 65th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC) was held in Charleston on October 15-17, 2015.  Hispanic Studies Faculty collaborated in multiple capacities for this event to include organization and presentation.  Dr. Mark Del Mastro served as the 2015 MIFLC President and chaired the Organizing Committee that included Dr. Lola Colomina-Garrigós (Program Director), Professor Devon Hanahan (Internship Director), and Ms. Laura Moses, among other faculty members across the school. Presenting their research were Professors Nadia Avendaño, Emily Beck, Mary Ann Blitt, Edward Chauca, Susan Divine, Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson, Antonio Pérez-Núñez, Marianne Verlinden, Joseph Weyers, Carl Wise, and Allison Zaubi. Chairing academic sessions were Drs. Hilary Barnes, Lola Colomina-Garrigós, Daniel Delgado, Susan Divine, Carmen Grace, Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson, Sarah Owens, Silvia Rodríguez Sabater, Joseph Weyers and Carl Wise.  Conference sessions were held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel on Lockwood Boulevard, and the Thursday night reception and Friday night banquet were both held on the College of Charleston campus.

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SCSpanishTeacheroftheYear2015

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 winner of their 11th annual South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award for 2015:

Elizabeth Carter of Meadow Glen Middle School (Lexington)

Congratulations also to the runners-up:

Gicela Mondragon of Montesorri School of Anderson
Amanda Langsdorf Reilly of S.C. Whitmore School (Chapin)

The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00pm at the College of Charleston.

All three finalists received 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) enjoyed complimentary lodging the evening of November 12, 2015 and breakfast on November 13 courtesy of the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston.

The 2015 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year also received a $500 cash award courtesy of D. Virgil Alfaro, III, M.D. ’84.

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.  Details for the 2016 contest will be available in March.

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