Category Archives: Student News

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 […]

Madi Crow Shines a Light on Latin American Indigenous Languages

A news story has been posted at CofC Today regarding Madi Crow and her visual dictionary portraying some the immigrant indigenous languages that she identified in her Bachelor’s Essay project. We are all very proud of her work and her achievements. Enhorabuena, Madi! Ricard Viñas-de-Puig, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic Studies Director, Linguistics Studies […]

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 Student Focus for March 2020: Ms. Brandy del Río

Ms. Brandy del Río (’20) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for March, 2020. A Spanish minor, with a major in English, Brandy keeps herself quite occupied, being associated with such departmental organizations as the Hispanic Latino Club, as well as with others on campus, including the Vegan Club, the Alliance for Planet Earth and the […]

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 […]

Alumni Corner: Christin Stewart, ’11 – Spanish Beyond the Classroom

Dear HISP Students, Faculty & Friends, I thought that I would pass along a link to Hispanic Studies’ Alumni Corner: http://spanish.cofc.edu/alumni-corner/index.php As you will see from looking through the included biographies, Hispanic Studies’ graduates have become involved in many fascinating fields—from public health, to education, to medicine and business, etc.—since finishing their respective degrees. In […]