Category Archives: Student News

HISP’s Student Focus, February 2021: Ms. Isabel Del Mastro (’22)

Hispanic Studies’ Student focus for February 2021 is Ms. Isabel Del Mastro (’22) A double major in Spanish and Latin American & Caribbean Studies and a double minor in Linguistics and Studio Art, Ms. Del Mastro has participated actively in the life of the department since arriving at the College of Charleston—most recently, in her […]

HISP’s Student Focus, January 2021: Ms. Lily Andrews

HISP’s Student Focus for January 2021 is Ms. Lily Andrews (’23) Ms. Andrews, a double minor in Spanish and Medical Humanities and a major in Public Health, is yet another wonderful example of the manner in which language and cultural studies can combine with other fields to enrich students personally and professionally. Within the context […]

HISP Student Focus, December 2020: Ms. Nicole Rogers

  December 2020’s HISP Student Focus is Ms. Nicole Rogers (’21) After starting off as a minor in Spanish, Nicole eventually decided to extend her studies by declaring a SPAN major…and a minor in Linguistics to boot! Of course, as is the case with all Hispanic Studies majors and minors, Nicole has a wide range […]

Hispanic Studies, November 2020 Student Focus: Mr. John Quirk

John Quirk is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for November 2020 Following his arrival at CofC in the fall of 2018, John wasted little time in getting involved with the Department of Hispanic Studies as a student pursuing a minor in Spanish, a peer tutor in the language with the Center for Student Learning, an attendant […]

HISP / Dr. Christina García’s interview with novelist Susannah Rodríguez Drissi

Dear HISP & Friends, Recently, Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Christina García interviewed Cuban-American author Susannah Rodríguez-Drissi on the occasion of the launch of Ms. Rodríguez-Drissi’s novel Until We’re Fish—a work which was nominated for the prestigious National Book Award. The interview is now available for your listening pleasure at the below link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/susannah-drissi/register?fbclid=IwAR0Hd968MlL1EIh-u99Hn4DsgfLr-7UchtH5oBQAz-6041m4nraKhnWqRWU Give it a […]

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus, October, 2020: Tomás Cox

Tomás Cox (2021) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October, 2020: Mr. Cox, a double major in Political Science and Spanish—with concentrations in politics, philosophy and law—has certainly not wasted time since arriving at CofC, keeping himself quite occupied as a member of the College’s Division I Men’s Soccer Team, as well as serving on […]

HISP / Dr. Carrillo’s “Neoliberalismo en el espejo”

Dear HISP & friends, I present to you Dr. Raúl Carrillo’s recent collaboration with Baja California-based Culco BCS, titled “Neoliberalismo en el espejo.” Dr. Carrillo’s article, which offers reflections on President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, is sure to engage and inform. Neoliberalismo en el espejo Saludos cordiales, Mike Gómez Dr. Michael A. Gómez […]

HISP Study Abroad reflection: Argentina, by Mallory Watford

Argentina, by Mallory Watford I went to Buenos Aires, Argentina in the spring of 2020. Writing that, I had to check myself to make sure I wrote the correct year—it now feels like so long ago. During an incredibly unexpected and unprecedented year, I am grateful for my six weeks in Argentina even though the […]

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 […]

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 […]