Hispanic Studies Student Focus for September 2021: Ms. Emma Burton, Class of 2022

The fall semester is upon us, once again, and with it comes another installment of Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus. Featured this September of 2021 is Ms. Emma Burton (’22)—a double major in Spanish and International Studies (with a concentration in Latin America and the Caribbean), a minor in Marketing and, last but not least, a […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus for September 2021: Dr. José Chávarry

The Department of Hispanic Studies is very happy to dedicate its Faculty Focus for September 2021 to Dr. José Chávarry. Dr. Chávarry, who joins HISP as an Assistant Professor of Spanish during fall 2021, comes to Charleston by way of Franklin & Marshall College, where he served as Visiting Assistant Professor from 2019 to 2021. […]

The College Today Features Dr. Carrillo

Be sure to check out the following piece on Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Raúl Carrillo—published CofC’s The College Today—in which Dr. Carrillo speaks about his recent novel, Hotel Francés, and its being awarded the Premio Internacional de Narrativa “Ignacio Manuel Altamirano.” https://today.cofc.edu/2021/07/28/hispanic-studies-faculty-receives-prestigious-international-literary-award-fs/

HISP / Dr. Carrillo-Arciniega Receives Literary Prize for Hotel Francés.

Congratulations to Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega, who was recently awarded the Premio Internacional de Narrativa ‘Ignacio Manuel Altamirano’ for his novel, Hotel Francés. This prize, sponsored in part by the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, was granted to Dr. Carrillo Arciniega following a careful consideration of 750 novels, submitted by authors from 17 […]

HISP / Dr. Carl Wise’s Article in the Bulletin of the Comediantes

Congratulations to Dr. Carl Wise, whose article, “The Atlantic Metropolis: Ships and Seafarers in Lope de Vega’s El Arenal de Sevilla,” is slated to appear in the  Bulletin of the Comediantes, vol. 73, no. 1 (2021).

Dr. Sarah Owens’ Health and Healing in the Early Modern Iberian World Now in Print

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Owens, whose co-authored work, Health and Healing in the Early Modern Iberian World: A Gendered Perspective (University of Toronto Press, 2021), is now in print and ready for consumption. The following description, provided by the publisher, gives a little idea of the focus of this fascinating study: “Recognizing the variety of […]

HispaCasts, Episode 13 (April 12, 2021) Alumna Hallie Ritzu (Class of 2008)

Click the playbar below to hear the 13th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Hallie Ritzu – April 12, 2021 In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, sits down with Ms. Hallie Ritzu (B.A. Spanish / Political Science) to discuss […]

HISP Faculty Focus for April 2021: Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega

Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for April 2021. Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega, a member of HISP since 2005, received his doctorate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2004), where he specialized in Latin American Literature. Prior to this, he earned his Licenciatura (with honors) in Hispanic Literature from the Universidad Autónoma de México […]

HISP Student Focus for April 2021: Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22)

Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22) is the Hispanic Studies Student Focus for April 2021. Creighton Shelby, a Spanish Language Education major and Linguistics minor remarks, “For me, Hispanic Studies is home.” When one considers just how much of a part he plays in some of the department’s most important activities –and, thus, how much he forms […]