Category Archives: Faculty 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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Gómez Becomes Chair of HISP, Dr. Del Mastro Transitions to Associate Provost

Effective August 5, 2019, Dr. Michael Gómez, Professor of Hispanic Studies, will become Chair of his department.  Professor Gómez has served as the inaugural Associate Chair of Hispanic Studies since July 1, 2015, and in his new leadership role he brings a wealth of administrative experience and knowledge. Professor Mark P. Del Mastro, who has […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Participate in 101st Annual Conference of the AATSP

On July 8-11, 2019 at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, CA, four faculty members of the Department of Hispanic Studies participated in the 101st Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). In the session “Innovative Curriculum II,” Professor Claudia Moran gave her presentation “Launching a Successful […]

Dr. Christina García Presents Research in Multiple Venues

Professor Christina García presented her research in three different venues during the spring of 2019: In March she participated in the American Comparative Literature Association Conference at Georgetown University with a presentation “Eat Me: Inhuman Writings and Failed Incorporations.” In April she was the featured speaker in Sigma Delta Pi’s Faculty Lecture Series with her […]

HispaCasts: Episode 6, Dr. Carl Wise (Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies)

Click the link below to hear the 6th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Episode 6 – Dr. Carl Wise – April 25, 2019 Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews Dr. Carl Wise, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, to discuss Professor Wise’s work […]

HISP Faculty Focus, May 2019: Professor Mary Ann Blitt

Upon completing her M.A. in Spanish language and literatures with interdisciplinary studies in French language and literatures at Colorado State University, Professor Blitt continued teaching for one year at the same institution as a Spanish Lecturer until she joined the Spanish faculty at Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods in Kansas City, Missouri, to serve as Foreign […]