Category Archives: Hispanic Studies Faculty

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2020: Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig

  Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for December 2020 is Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig. A member of Hispanic Studies since 2014, Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig received his B.A. in Translation and Interpreting from the Universitat de Vic (Vic, Spain) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics and Linguistics, respectively, from Purdue University—with his doctoral dissertation focusing on […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, November 2020 / Carola Ramírez-Castello

Carola Ramírez-Castello is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for November 2020 An adjunct faculty member since 2016, Ms. Ramírez-Castello  has formed an important part of the Department’s Basic Spanish Language Program. Prior to arriving at the College, Carola completed studies in Biology at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, in Lima, Peru, and earned her […]

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 […]

Dr. Joseph Weyers’ Invited Talk and Book Contribution

Congratulations to Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Joseph Weyers, who has been invited to present at the Coloquio Internacional de Español como Lengua Extranjera (ELE), organized by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile). The two day conference will be broadcast via YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DRIPUCV For those so interested—and why wouldn’t you be?—Dr. Weyers’ presentation is set for […]

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 […]