Tag Archives: Hispanic Studies Faculty

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. […]

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 […]

HISP Faculty Focus for April 2021: Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega

Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for April 2021. Dr. Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega, a member of HISP since 2005, received his doctorate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2004), where he specialized in Latin American Literature. Prior to this, he earned his Licenciatura (with honors) in Hispanic Literature from the Universidad Autónoma de México […]

HISP Faculty Focus, January 2021: Prof. Betsy Hance

HISP’s Faculty Focus for January 2021 is Prof. Betsy Hance With a B.A. and an M.A. in Spanish—from UNC Charlotte and Chapel Hill, respectively—Prof. Betsy Hance brings considerable experience to her role as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Following the completion of her Master’s thesis, which dealt with the topic of […]

HISP Faculty Focus, December 2020: Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig

  Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for December 2020 is Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig. A member of Hispanic Studies since 2014, Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig received his B.A. in Translation and Interpreting from the Universitat de Vic (Vic, Spain) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics and Linguistics, respectively, from Purdue University—with his doctoral dissertation focusing on […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, November 2020 / Carola Ramírez-Castello

Carola Ramírez-Castello is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for November 2020 An adjunct faculty member since 2016, Ms. Ramírez-Castello  has formed an important part of the Department’s Basic Spanish Language Program. Prior to arriving at the College, Carola completed studies in Biology at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, in Lima, Peru, and earned her […]

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, October, 2020: Yulian Martínez-Escobar

Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for October 2020 is Yulian Martínez-Escobar. Mr. Yulian Martínez-Escobar joined the Department of Hispanic Studies for the first time in 2011 and, since  his arrival, has taught extensively in the Basic Spanish Language Program. With respect to his professional formation, Mr. Martínez-Escobar’s experience has been both varied and impressive, with studies […]

Dr. Joseph Weyers’ Invited Talk and Book Contribution

Congratulations to Hispanic Studies’ Dr. Joseph Weyers, who has been invited to present at the Coloquio Internacional de Español como Lengua Extranjera (ELE), organized by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile). The two day conference will be broadcast via YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DRIPUCV For those so interested—and why wouldn’t you be?—Dr. Weyers’ presentation is set for […]