Tag Archives: Department of Hispanic Studies

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2019: Dr. Daniela Meireles

  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 […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for December 2019: Mr. Bryson Cook

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 […]

HISP Faculty Focus, November 2019: Marisol Castro-Calzada

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 […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for October 2019: Ms. Arianna Alvarado

  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 […]

HispaCasts: Episode 8, Devon Hanahan (Senior Instructor and Director of Casa Hispana)

Click the link below to hear the 8th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Devon Hanahan Episode 8 – Devon Hanahan – July 17, 2019 Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews Devon Hanahan, Senior Instructor of Spanish, Coordinator of the College of Charleston’s […]

HispaCasts: Episode 7, Esther Ferguson (Philanthropist and Founder of CofC’s Program in Trujillo)

Click the link below to hear the 7th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Dr. Del Mastro with Esther Ferguson Episode 7 – Esther Ferguson – June 18, 2019 Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews Esther Ferguson, philanthropist, community leader and founder of […]

Department of Hispanic Studies Boasts Salient Achievements for AY 2018-19

Department of Hispanic Studies Academic Year 2018-19 Salient Achievements 23% increase in declared Spanish majors 4% increase in declared Spanish minors 15% increase in declared Business Language Spanish minors 120% increase in declared Portuguese & Brazilian Studies minors Launch of HispaCasts podcast series (6 episodes to date) New Hispanic Studies Trujillo Scholarship (founded by HISP […]