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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Professor Daniela Meireles earned her Ph.D. in Iberian and Latin American Literature and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research on inter-American cultures focuses on contemporary Brazilian and Spanish-American literature and film and examines the ways such cultural production challenges mainstream discourses of hemispheric citizenship, while building on those of pan-Americanism […]
Mr. Bryson Cook (Class of 2022) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for December 2019. Pursuing an impressive triple major course of study in Public Health (B.S.), Exercise Science (B.S.) and Spanish [with a focus in Linguistics] (B.A.), as well as a minor in Medical Humanities, Mr. Cook still finds time to lead an active life […]
Ms. Marisol Castro-Calzada–a 2008 graduate of the College of Charleston’s M.Ed. in Spanish program, as well as of Western Carolina University (B.A. in Business Administration, 2002)–has been an integral part of Hispanic Studies since December of 2008. Since joining the department as an Adjunct Lecturer in Spanish, Ms. Castro-Calzada has expertly taught classes in the […]
Arianna Alvarado (Class of 2021) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October of 2019. In addition to her declared minor in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Ms. Alvarado is also engaged in dual Bachelor’s programs: a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies–no small feat! Besides her academic involvement as […]
Dr. Joe Weyers’ article, ‘Vos and tú in the linguistic landscape: Attitudes toward their use in Medellín, Colombia,’ has been accepted for publication in Spanish in Context.
Professor Ricard Viñas-de-Puig’s article, “This is not the Case of the Indirect Object: Linguistic and sociolinguistic factors in double object marking constructions in Eastern North Carolina Spanish,” will be published in the December 2019 issue of Heritage Language Journal.