Category Archives: Faculty News

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 […]

Professors Hanahan and Hetrovicz Earn Campus-Wide Awards

Professor Devon Hanahan, Senior Instructor of Hispanic Studies, and Professor Lauren Hetrovicz, Adjunct Lecturer of Hispanic Studies, were recipients of the campus-wide Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award respectively at the College of Charleston’s “Celebration of Faculty” ceremony on Wednesday, April 24. For additional pictures and the related details, click here for The College Today […]

Dr. Christina García’s Essay Published in _Cuban Studies_

Professor Christina García’s article “Baroque Revolutionaries, Communist Fags, and Risky Friendships: Reading the Politics of Friendship in Fresa y chocolate” has been published in Volume 47, 2019 issue of Cuban Studies.

Hispanic Studies Professors Collaborate in the 72nd Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

Several faculty members of the Department of Hispanic Studies participated in the 72nd Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on April 11-13, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky: Professors Raúl Carrillo Arciniega, Mark P. Del Mastro, Susan Divine and Daniel Delgado were panelists in the 3rd annual “Strategies for Academic Journal Publishing” session hosted by Hispanic Studies Review.  Dr. […]