Category Archives: Faculty News

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, April 2022: Dr. Nadia Avendaño

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, April 2022 The final HISP Faculty Focus of 2021-2022 features Dr. Nadia Avendaño. Dr. Avendaño–a graduate of the University of California, Davis (B.A. in Spanish and French), as well as of the University of Arizona (from which she earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in 20th Century Latin American Literature) first […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, March 2022: Prof. Eileen Shields

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, March 2022: Prof. Eileen Shields Prof. Eileen Shields is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for the month of March, 2022. A graduate of the College of Charleston (B.A.) as well as of The Citadel (M.Ed. with a minor in Spanish), Prof. Eileen Shields has had an impressive academic formation, which also includes […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, February 2022: Dr. Colleen Moorman Dr. Colleen Moorman is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for February of 2022. Dr. Colleen Moorman—who graduated from the prestigious Georgetown University with a Ph.D. in Spanish Applied Linguistics in 2017 (completing a dissertation on Individual differences and linguistic factors in the development of mid vowels in […]

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2021: Prof. Tina Maric

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2021: Prof. Tina Maric Hispanic Studies is pleased to be able to feature Prof. Tina Maric as its Faculty Focus for December 2021. Prof. Maric joined the Department of Hispanic Studies in the fall of 2020, where she has since ably served in the capacity of Adjunct Lecturer of Spanish. Prior […]

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, November 2021: Dr. Antonio Pérez-Núñez

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for November 2021 is Dr. Antonio Peréz-Núnez Dr. Peréz-Núnez, an Associate Professor in Hispanic Studies as of fall 2021, joined the College of Charleston in 2015 after completing his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, with a concentration in the field of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, at the University of Illinois, […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, October 2021: Prof. Soledad Francis

Prof. Soledad Francis is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for October 2021. Armed with a B.A. from the Universidad de Concepción in Concepción, Chile and a Master of Education in Languages from the College of Charleston, Prof. Francis has been an integral member of the Hispanic Studies faculty since 2018, during which time she has expertly […]

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 […]