Category Archives: Student News

Hispanic Studies Student Focus for September 2021: Ms. Emma Burton, Class of 2022

The fall semester is upon us, once again, and with it comes another installment of Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus. Featured this September of 2021 is Ms. Emma Burton (’22)—a double major in Spanish and International Studies (with a concentration in Latin America and the Caribbean), a minor in Marketing and, last but not least, a […]

HispaCasts, Episode 13 (April 12, 2021) Alumna Hallie Ritzu (Class of 2008)

Click the playbar below to hear the 13th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Hallie Ritzu – April 12, 2021 In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, sits down with Ms. Hallie Ritzu (B.A. Spanish / Political Science) to discuss […]

HISP Student Focus for April 2021: Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22)

Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22) is the Hispanic Studies Student Focus for April 2021. Creighton Shelby, a Spanish Language Education major and Linguistics minor remarks, “For me, Hispanic Studies is home.” When one considers just how much of a part he plays in some of the department’s most important activities –and, thus, how much he forms […]

HispaCasts, Episode 12 (February 11, 2021): Alumna Christin Stewart (Class of 2011)

Click the playbar below to hear the 12th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.   In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, sits down with Ms. Christin Stewart (B.A. Spanish / B.S. Sociology, 2011) to discuss her experiences as a student of […]

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 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 […]