Category Archives: Departmental News

HISP / Yulian Martínez-Escobar’s Documentary “Invisible Hands”

Dear HISP Colleagues, Students and Friends, For those of you who have not seen it, I would like to pass on the following link to Hispanic Studies’ own Yulian Martínez-Escobar’s short documentary film, Invisible Hands: https://bittersoutherner.com/video/invisible-hands Invisible Hands is an intimate film documenting a group of Mexican seasonal laborers in rural South Carolina. The film […]

HISP / AY 2019-2020 Edition of Hispanews Magazine

Dear HISP & Friends, It is with great pride that I present you with the latest edition of the official magazine of Hispanic Studies, Hispanews. As you will see, we packed a lot into this past academic year of 2019-2020. Thanks to all who participated in our many activities—students, teachers and friends. Truly, things wouldn’t […]

HISP / Lola Colomina’s Article Acceptance / Bulletin of Contemporary Hispanic Studies

Dear HISP & Friends, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Lola Colomina’s article, “‘Mediación cognitiva y simulacro en el marco de lo virtual: La gran ventana de los sueños (2013) de Fogwill’,” has been accepted for publication in the Bulletin of Contemporary Hispanic Studies. Congratulations, Lola! A wonderful conclusion to a brilliant career at […]

HISP / Dr. Joseph Weyers’s Contribution to CuéntELE Published

Dear HISP & Friends, I am proud to announce that Dr. Joe Weyers’s contribution to  CuéntELE– an online publication of the School of Languages at EAFIT University, an esteemed private institution in Medellín, Colombia—has just been published. Dr. Weyers’s invited piece forms part of a wider collection of short, thematically focused articles written by students, […]

HISP Faculty Focus, March 2020: Dr. Edward Chauca

Dr. Edward Chauca, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, is HISP’s Faculty Focus for March 2020. Dr. Edward Chauca, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies since 2015, received his B.A. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2002) and his M.A. and Ph.D., in Spanish and Hispanic Languages […]

HispaCasts: Episode 11, Alumnus Will Davis (CofC Class of 2016)

Click the playbar below to hear the 11th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Will Davis  – January 31, 2020 Dr. Michael Gómez, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews CofC alumnus Will Davis (2016) to discuss his post-CofC education in International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of […]

HISP Faculty Focus, February 2020: Prof. Gustavo Urdaneta

The Department of Hispanic Studies is proud to present its Faculty Focus for February of 2020, Prof. Gustavo Urdaneta. Mr. Urdaneta was born in Venezuela, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education in the field of Modern Languages at the University of Zulia “LUZ”. In 2013 he went on to obtain an M.S. in […]

HISP Student Focus for February 2020: Mr. Aman Paintlia

Mr. Aman Paintlia (’20) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for February 2020.  A double major in Biology and Spanish–with a minor in Linguistics to boot–Aman is the embodiment of a well-rounded, liberal arts education. Within the context of his studies of language, Mr. Paintlia has distinguished himself both through his being accepted into the ranks […]

HISP Faculty Focus, January 2020: Dr. Emily Beck

Dr. Emily Beck, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, is HISP’s Faculty Focus for January 2020. Dr. Beck, a graduate of Columbia University, arrived at the College of Charleston in 2008. Since this time she has contributed immeasurably to the life of the institution. In her role as professor and scholar, Emily–a specialist in Medieval and […]