Category Archives: Departmental News

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 […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for January 2020: Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds

  HISP’s Student Focus for January 2020 is Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds.  Ms. Edmunds, a major in Elementary Education and Spanish, has formed an important part of Hispanic Studies since 2018, when she began contributing her talents as a Peer Educator within the departmental Basic Spanish Language conversational supplement. Besides honing her pedagogical and linguistic chops […]

Dr. Rodríguez Sabater’s article accepted for publication

Dear HISP Faculty & Friends, I am very happy to announce that Dr. Silvia Rodríguez Sabater’s short-form article, “Food for Thought: Building Socially Conscious Readers and Writers through Exploring Eating Practices and Sustainability Perspectives,” has been accepted for publication in Hispania. Please join me in congratulating her for this significant achievement. All best, Mike Gómez