Category Archives: Spanish

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’ Student Focus for September 2020: Ms. Sara Thornton

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for September 2020 is Ms. Sara Thornton (’21). Beginning her college career with a major in Biology and a minor in Studio Art, Sara quickly realized her passion for Spanish and teaching, making the switch to a primary course of study in Spanish / Foreign Language Education and secondary concentrations in […]

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 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 […]

HispaCasts: Episode 11, Alumnus Will Davis (CofC Class of 2016)

Click the playbar below to hear the 11th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Will Davis  – January 31, 2020 Dr. Michael Gómez, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews CofC alumnus Will Davis (2016) to discuss his post-CofC education in International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of […]

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 Student Focus for February 2020: Mr. Aman Paintlia

Mr. Aman Paintlia (’20) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for February 2020.  A double major in Biology and Spanish–with a minor in Linguistics to boot–Aman is the embodiment of a well-rounded, liberal arts education. Within the context of his studies of language, Mr. Paintlia has distinguished himself both through his being accepted into the ranks […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for January 2020: Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds

  HISP’s Student Focus for January 2020 is Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds.  Ms. Edmunds, a major in Elementary Education and Spanish, has formed an important part of Hispanic Studies since 2018, when she began contributing her talents as a Peer Educator within the departmental Basic Spanish Language conversational supplement. Besides honing her pedagogical and linguistic chops […]