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.
Dr. Joseph Weyers’ book review on Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition has appeared in the summer 2015 issue of The Modern Language Journal.
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 [firstname.lastname@example.org] 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/.
Professor Lola Colomina-Garrigós has been appointed the new Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program effective July 2015.
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.