Category Archives: Faculty News

HISP / Devon Hanahan named one of Top 10 Professors in the Nation by CEOWORLD Magazine

Dear HISP Colleagues & Friends, I wanted to share the news that Devon W. Hanahan, CofC ’87, Faculty Marshal and Basic Spanish Language Program Coordinator, has been named one of the Top 10 professors in the nation by CEOWORLD Magazine.  Hanahan, a senior instructor in the College of Charleston Department of Hispanic Studies, was ranked […]

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, October, 2020: Yulian Martínez-Escobar

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for October 2020 is Yulian Martínez-Escobar. Mr. Yulian Martínez-Escobar joined the Department of Hispanic Studies for the first time in 2011 and, since  his arrival, has taught extensively in the Basic Spanish Language Program. With respect to his professional formation, Mr. Martínez-Escobar’s experience has been both varied and impressive, with studies […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, September 2020: Dr. Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for September 2020 is Dr. Falcon Restrepo-Ramos Dr. Restrepo Ramos–who received his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics and his M.A. in Computational Linguistics and Linguistics & TESOL, from the University of Florida-Gainesville, Indiana University and West Virginia University, respectively—comes to the College of Charleston by way of Indiana University, where he most […]

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 […]

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 […]