Hispanic Studies Student Focus, October 2021: Ms. Mollie Zuyus

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October 2021 is Ms. Mollie Zuyus (’22). On her impressive curriculum vitae, Mollie describes herself as “a driven student”—an apt description to be sure, judging from her demanding course of study, which is split between a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Spanish (to say nothing of her being […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, October 2021: Prof. Soledad Francis

Prof. Soledad Francis is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for October 2021. Armed with a B.A. from the Universidad de Concepción in Concepción, Chile and a Master of Education in Languages from the College of Charleston, Prof. Francis has been an integral member of the Hispanic Studies faculty since 2018, during which time she has expertly […]

HISP Graduate Madison Crow Publishes Bachelor’s Essay

Dear HISP Faculty & Friends, Although long overdue, I wanted to pass along former student Madison Crow’s article, “‘Sí, hablo dialecto’: A Study to Identify the Presence of and Promote Pride for Indigenous Languages in Charleston, SC,” which has been published in the prestigious Southern Journal of Linguistics. The article arose from Ms. Crow’s Bachelor’s […]

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 […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus for September 2021: Dr. José Chávarry

The Department of Hispanic Studies is very happy to dedicate its Faculty Focus for September 2021 to Dr. José Chávarry. Dr. Chávarry, who joins HISP as an Assistant Professor of Spanish during fall 2021, comes to Charleston by way of Franklin & Marshall College, where he served as Visiting Assistant Professor from 2019 to 2021. […]

The College Today Features Dr. Carrillo

Be sure to check out the following piece on Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Raúl Carrillo—published CofC’s The College Today—in which Dr. Carrillo speaks about his recent novel, Hotel Francés, and its being awarded the Premio Internacional de Narrativa “Ignacio Manuel Altamirano.” https://today.cofc.edu/2021/07/28/hispanic-studies-faculty-receives-prestigious-international-literary-award-fs/

HISP / Dr. Carrillo-Arciniega Receives Literary Prize for Hotel Francés.

Congratulations to Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega, who was recently awarded the Premio Internacional de Narrativa ‘Ignacio Manuel Altamirano’ for his novel, Hotel Francés. This prize, sponsored in part by the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, was granted to Dr. Carrillo Arciniega following a careful consideration of 750 novels, submitted by authors from 17 […]

Dr. Sarah Owens’ Health and Healing in the Early Modern Iberian World Now in Print

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Owens, whose co-authored work, Health and Healing in the Early Modern Iberian World: A Gendered Perspective (University of Toronto Press, 2021), is now in print and ready for consumption. The following description, provided by the publisher, gives a little idea of the focus of this fascinating study: “Recognizing the variety of […]