Professor Nadia Avendaño presented her study “Viet Nam and the Chicano/a Casualties of War in Names on a Map” at the XI International Conference on Chicano Literature and Latino Studies in Salamanca, Spain, May 28-30, 2018.
On March 10, 2018, Professor Joseph Weyers, Co-Director of the College of Charleston’s Global Scholars Program, recognized three new Global Scholars members from the Department of Hispanic Studies: (left to right in photo above): Professors Lauren Hetrovicz, Antonio Pérez-Núñez and Ricard Viñas-de-Puig.
At the 71st Kentucky Foreign Language Conference held at the University of Kentucky on April 19-21, 2018, Professors Raúl Carrillo Arciniega and Mark P. Del Mastro collaborated in numerous venues:
Drs. Carrillo and Del Mastro were panelists in the session “Strategies for Academic Journal Publishing” that was hosted by Hispanic Studies Review, the international refereed journal of the College of Charleston’s Department of Hispanic Studies. Professor Del Mastro organized and chaired the session.
Professor Del Mastro also organized and chaired two other sessions: the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society’s Graduate Research Symposium and Special Informative Session.
Professor Sarah E. Owens’ book Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire has been published by the University of New Mexico Press.
Professor Sarah E. Owens’ peer-reviewed book chapter “Transoceanic Religious” has been published in The Routledge Research Companion to Early Modern Spanish Women Writers, an edition by Nieves Baranda Leturio and Anne J. Cruz.
Professor Mark P. Del Mastro participated and presented in various capacities during the 99th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese (AATSP):
- Co-panelist in the session “Hispania: Publishing your works in academic journals”
- Member of the AATSP Board of Directors/Collaborator in Board Meetings
- Organizer and Chair of the Sigma Delta Pi Best Practices and Informative Session
- Presenter of the 7th Annual Mario Vargas Llosa Award, joint recognition of Sigma Delta Pi and the AATSP
- Member of the AATSP Executive Director Search
- AATSP Finance Committee Chair
- Launch of Sigma Delta Pi’s new honor society for 2-year colleges.
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Professor Andrew Sobiesuo, Associate Provost for International Education and Professor of Spanish, to receive a prestigious Fulbright Award to Germany IEA (Internal Energy Agency).
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.
Professor Joseph R. Weyers’ article “Cross national forms of address in the US and Mexico: Addressing the consumer aquí y allí” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest.
Ambassador Cameron Munter, Chief Executive Officer and President of the EastWest Institute will be presenting “The New Diplomacy: In the Trump Era“.
Ambassador Munter has been a career diplomat, serving in some of the most conflict-ridden areas of the globe. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan from 2010-2012, while leading a 2,500- employee embassy. Previously he served as Ambassador to Serbia.
Ambassador Munter also served twice in Iraq, leading the first Provincial Reconstruction Team in Mosul and then overseeing U.S. civilian and military cooperation in planning the drawdown of U.S. troops. In Europe, he served in the Czech Republic and Poland, where he helped manage the American contribution to those countries’ integration into the global economy. He was a Director at the National Security Council at the White House, and had numerous other domestic assignments at the State Department in Washington. Before joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Munter taught European history at the University of California Los Angeles. He also has been Professor of International Relations at Pomona College in Claremont, taught at Columbia University School of Law, was a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and has two honorary doctoral degrees.
The event will be held on April 13, 2017 at 4:30pm in the
Alumni Center, School of Education, Health, and Human Performance, 86 Wentworth St.
This event is Free and Open to the Public.