Category Archives: Faculty News

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 […]

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 […]

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

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2019: Dr. Daniela Meireles

  Professor Daniela Meireles earned her Ph.D. in Iberian and Latin American Literature and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research on inter-American cultures focuses on contemporary Brazilian and Spanish-American literature and film and examines the ways such cultural production challenges mainstream discourses of hemispheric citizenship, while building on those of  pan-Americanism […]

HISP Faculty Focus, November 2019: Marisol Castro-Calzada

Ms. Marisol Castro-Calzada–a 2008 graduate of the College of Charleston’s M.Ed. in Spanish program, as well as of Western Carolina University (B.A. in Business Administration, 2002)–has been an integral part of Hispanic Studies since December of 2008. Since joining the department as an Adjunct Lecturer in Spanish, Ms. Castro-Calzada has expertly taught classes in the […]