Prof. Lola Colomina’s article “Urbana (2003) de Fogwill o cómo revertir prácticas narrativas de la literatura de consumo” has been accepted for publication in Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos.
Professor Raúl Carrillo Arciniega’s article “Un acercamiento a la figuración del sentido poética en Pascual Buxó” has been accepted for publication in the University of Pittsburgh’s Revista Iberoamericana.
Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause (Classics) and her student, Classics/Archaeology major, Sarah Legendre presented their research, “Is it a Bottle?” at the “Celebration of Summer Scholars Poster Session” (August 24, 2015). Their work includes a new typology for identifying the object to which a particular glass fragment belonged. They will also present their work at the 2oth congress of the International Association for the History of Glass, held at Fribourg, Switzerland (September 7-11, 2015).
Professor Silvia Rodríguez Sabater’s article “Cultural activities in Spanish college textbooks” has been accepted for publication in theAcademic Exchange Quarterly‘s Fall 2015 special issue on practical and theoretical approaches to language.
We are very pleased to welcome to our faculty Dr. Jennifer Gerrish and Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause.
Dr. Jennifer Gerrish received her Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Her teaching interests include Greek and Latin language and Greek and Roman history, and her research focuses on Roman historiography, particularly conceptions of civil war and stasis. Dr. Gerrish is currently writing a monograph on Sallust’s Histories.
Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause is a Roman archaeologist with special interest in the western Roman world. Her research encompasses both large social trends (gender, agency, and economy) and small archaeological artifacts (Roman inscriptions, Roman glass). She holds a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Cincinnati and teaches Roman civilization, archaeology, and Latin.
The Department of Hispanic Studies is pleased to announce the addition of 8 new faculty members beginning August 2015:
Bethany Beyer, Visiting Assistant Professor
Edward Chauca, Assistant Professor
Carla Collins, Adjunct Faculty
Victoria Garrett, Adjunct Faculty
Lauren Hetrovicz, Adjunct Faculty
Martha Maus, Adjunct Faculty
Antonio Pérez-Núñez, Assistant Professor
Carl Wise, Assistant Professor (returning to CofC in a new faculty rank
The Department of Hispanic Studies proudly rolls out its new curriculum for Spanish majors and minors beginning August 2015. With a new “Level” system that assists students with following program pre-requisites, the revamped curriculum also presents an array of new topical courses that affords Spanish majors and minors expanded opportunities to explore the Hispanic world through exciting new courses on literature, culture and film, among other areas. For additional details on the new Spanish major curriculum click here. For the Spanish minor, click here. For the Business Language Minor in Spanish, click here.
Dr. Irina Erman, our new assistant professor of Russian and director of the Russian Studies program, was profiled in an interview with the College Today about her Vampires course (LTRS 250) this fall, which counts towards the Gen Ed requirement, the Women’s and Gender Studies major/minor, and the Russian Studies minor. Welcome to Charleston, Dr. Erman!