On March 26, 2014, Professor Joseph Weyers was named the 2014 LCWA Outstanding Faculty of the Year and Thais Vote the LCWA Outstanding Student of the Year during the 9th Annual ExCEL Awards Ceremony.
Film Screening: The Alliance for Full Acceptance and (AFFA) & the Avery Research Center present the South Carolina premier of “The New Black” and a discussion with the film’s producer, Yvonne Welbon. “The New Black” is a powerful story of Black families and churches grappling with gay rights and civil rights in the midst of the fight for marriage equality.
Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:00pm, 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC. Free and open to the public.
Professor Nadia Avendaño’s article “Negotiating Identities: Growing Up Female, Jewish, and Mexican” has been accepted for publication in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Professor Carl Wise’s study “América desencuadernada por Lope de Vega: Texto y escritura en El nuevo mundo descubierto por Cristóbal Colón” has been accepted for publication in the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies.
Brantley Nicholson, ’04 Spanish, has co-authored the book The Generation of ’72: Latin America’s Forced Global Citizens, published in January 2014 by Editorial A. Contracorriente of North Carolina State University.
On March 21, 2014, Professor Joseph Weyers presented a talk on sociolinguistic issues in the Spanish speaking world to visiting AP Spanish students from Charleston’s Academic Magnet High School. Professor Weyers’ lecture focused on forms of address (tú, vos, usted, vosotros, ustedes), their meaning and use … en español.