Category Archives: Departmental News

HispaCasts: Episode 9, Mike Gómez (Professor and Chair)

Click the playbar below to hear the 9th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.Dr. Michael A. Gómez – October 2019   This summer, Professor and Chair Mark Del Mastro accepted the position of associate provost for curriculum and academic administration in the Office of the Provost and […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for October 2019: Ms. Arianna Alvarado

  Arianna Alvarado (Class of 2021) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October of 2019. In addition to her declared minor in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Ms. Alvarado is also engaged in dual Bachelor’s programs: a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies–no small feat! Besides her academic involvement as […]

HISP Faculty Focus, October 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson

Dr. Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson has a B.A. in French Language and Literature from De Sales University, an M.A. in Hispanic Literature and a Ph.D. in Spanish with a specialization in Spanish and General Linguistics from the University at Albany. Before joining the faculty at the College of Charleston twenty-eight years ago, she taught at the University […]

Department of Hispanic Studies Boasts Salient Achievements for AY 2018-19

Department of Hispanic Studies Academic Year 2018-19 Salient Achievements 23% increase in declared Spanish majors 4% increase in declared Spanish minors 15% increase in declared Business Language Spanish minors 120% increase in declared Portuguese & Brazilian Studies minors Launch of HispaCasts podcast series (6 episodes to date) New Hispanic Studies Trujillo Scholarship (founded by HISP […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus: May 2019

A Foreign Language Education major in Spanish (’20), Jessica Lassiter also earned a BS in Exercise Science with a Spanish minor at the College of Charleston in 2017.  Currently she is Assistant Director, Media Manager and Senior Spanish Instructor at WL4K World Languages for Kids; has served as a medical interpreter for three different mission […]

Professors Hanahan and Hetrovicz Earn Campus-Wide Awards

Professor Devon Hanahan, Senior Instructor of Hispanic Studies, and Professor Lauren Hetrovicz, Adjunct Lecturer of Hispanic Studies, were recipients of the campus-wide Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award respectively at the College of Charleston’s “Celebration of Faculty” ceremony on Wednesday, April 24. For additional pictures and the related details, click here for The College Today […]

Dr. Christina García’s Essay Published in _Cuban Studies_

Professor Christina García’s article “Baroque Revolutionaries, Communist Fags, and Risky Friendships: Reading the Politics of Friendship in Fresa y chocolate” has been published in Volume 47, 2019 issue of Cuban Studies.

Hispanic Studies Professors Collaborate in the 72nd Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

Several faculty members of the Department of Hispanic Studies participated in the 72nd Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on April 11-13, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky: Professors Raúl Carrillo Arciniega, Mark P. Del Mastro, Susan Divine and Daniel Delgado were panelists in the 3rd annual “Strategies for Academic Journal Publishing” session hosted by Hispanic Studies Review.  Dr. […]