At the 70th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 20-22, at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Carl Wise presented his study “Pirates, Empire, and National Identity in Lope de Vega’s Dragontea” and Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro organized and directed the 15th annual Informative Session of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
Hispanic Studies Review editorial team members: College of Charleston’s Carl Wise, Managing Editor of Transatlantic; Texas Tech University’s Diego Pascual, Managing Editor of Spanish Linguistics; College of Charleston’s Mark P. Del Mastro, Advising Editor before the journal’s inaugural panel “Strategies for Academic Journal Publishing” during the 70th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on April 21, 2017.
On April 11, 2017 the Goose Creek City Council honored Professor Leena Karambelkar, Director of the Hindi Program, with this year’s Goose Creek Artist Guild Purchase Award for her mixed media painting “Nirvana”.
The painting was presented during the meeting and will be on display at City Hall.
You can find the announcement of the award in The Berkeley Observer or at the link below.
The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors members of the College and community who promote excellence and contribute to the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.
The 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year for the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs was our very own Professor Mari Crabtree!
Another exciting ExCEL award is the Outstanding Students of the Year Lucille S. Whipper Award which was awarded to AAST major Aisha C. Gallion.
Award recipients were acknowledged on April 5, 2017 at the ExCel Awards Program held at the Sottile Theatre. The African American Studies program is very proud of all of our faulty and students and their accomplishments on and off of campus!
Despite the gray skies the 9th Annual World Cultures Fair was held on March 30, 2017. While the rain did come down and the event was cut short there was a great turn out! The fair’s aim is to bring various cultures and traditions from around the world to the Charleston community. The event showcased international cultures with over 30 tables displaying crafts, foods and information about student clubs and international programs at the College. Attendees were entertained by student, faculty, and community musicians and performers.
Coty Hoover, a CofC Spanish major who graduated in May 2015, has been accepted into the Spanish M.A. program at the University of South Carolina with tuition remission and a graduate assistantship.