Professor Edward Chauca’s study “Fanatismo en tiempos de guerra y neoliberalismo: Poeta ciego de Mario Bellatin y Un ejército de locos de José B. Adolph,” and Professor Susan Divine’s article “Recuperating Losses: History, Spectacle, Motility in Julio Medem’s Room in Rome/Habitación en Roma” were both published in the latest issue (December 2016) of the refereed journal Hispanófila.
Due to the efforts of Drs. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig (Organizer) and Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson (Co-Organizer), the College of Charleston sponsored the 84th Meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics on March 8-11, 2017. CofC students Bethany Blamphin and Torrie Buchanan also collaborated with their research presentations. Click here for the complete conference program.
The following co-sponsored this event:
Department of Hispanic Studies
School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
Avery Research Center
Office of Institutional Diversity
Bethany Blamphin, Spanish major, will present her project “Intercultural Competence in the Language Classroom: Practices and Beliefs of Foreign Language Teachers in the US” at the annual Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference at Elon University on March 31 – April 1, 2017.
Professor Hilary Barnes attended the Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World conference at Florida State University, January 27-29 2017, where she co-presented a poster entitled “Kaqchikel in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala: Language maintenance or language shift?”
Professor Joseph Weyers’ study ““Medellín Cuenta con vos: The changing role of voseo in written communication” has been accepted for publication in the journal Comunicación of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia.
At the Midwest Modern Language Association’s 58th Annual Convention on November 10-13 in St. Louis, Missouri, Professor Susan Divine presented her paper “Javier Olivares from La luna de Madrid to El ministerio del tiempo.” Click here for full conference program.
HSR is an international refereed journal published twice a year by the Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston. The journal welcomes submissions on cultural studies, applied and theoretical linguistics, and the literatures of the Spanish-speaking worlds and their contact zones. HSR particularly invites scholarship with approaches that are interdisciplinary and/or that engage innovative dialogues. Articles may be written in Spanish or English. HSR only accepts electronic submissions at [firstname.lastname@example.org] and each manuscript will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review.
For additional information, please visit the journal’s website at http://hispanicstudiesreview.cofc.edu/.
The College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s Chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, named Clover High School‘s Stephanie Schenck the 2016 Sigma Delta Pi’s S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year. The awards ceremony was held at 7:15pm in Alumni Hall at the College of Charleston. Also recognized were finalists Loyda McClellan of Fort Dorchester High School and Kathleen Stafford of Irmo High School.
All three finalists were presented award plaques courtesy of the College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, and each finalist and their guests enjoyed complimentary lodging the evening of November 10, 2016 and breakfast on November 11 courtesy of the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston.
Sigma Delta Pi’s 2016 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year, Stephanie Schenck, also received a $500 cash award courtesy of D. Virgil Alfaro, III, M.D., Citadel class of 1984.
All questions regarding the contest should be forwarded to Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Founding Director of Sigma Delta Pi’s South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award, College of Charleston: email@example.com.
The three finalists (center) of Sigma Delta Pi’s S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year with Dr. Del Mastro (left) and the chapter presidents of The Citadel’s and Cof’C’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi.