Category Archives: Departmental News

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 Student Focus for April 2021: Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22)

Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22) is the Hispanic Studies Student Focus for April 2021. Creighton Shelby, a Spanish Language Education major and Linguistics minor remarks, “For me, Hispanic Studies is home.” When one considers just how much of a part he plays in some of the department’s most important activities –and, thus, how much he forms […]

HispaCasts, Episode 12 (February 11, 2021): Alumna Christin Stewart (Class of 2011)

Click the playbar below to hear the 12th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.   In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, sits down with Ms. Christin Stewart (B.A. Spanish / B.S. Sociology, 2011) to discuss her experiences as a student of […]

HISP Faculty Focus, March 2021: Prof. Georgia Schlau

Prof. Georgia Schlau is HISP’s Faculty Focus for March 2021. Prof. Georgia Schlau received her Master’s from the University of South Carolina (’69), where her thesis focused on The Novels of Rafael F. Muñoz, before beginning study for a Ph.D. in Romance Literatures and Languages, at the University of Georgia. Following her graduate-level studies, Ms. […]

SPAN Major, Isabel Del Mastro (’22), Awarded Sigma Delta Pi Internship Prize

Hispanic Studies’ Spanish major Ms. Isabel Del Mastro (’22) was recently awarded National Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi’s inaugural Virtual Internship Scholarship. The internship, to be conducted during the upcoming summer of 2021, will put Ms. Del Mastro into contact with an organization in Medellín, Colombia, in either the field of NGOs & Nonprofits or […]

HISP’s Student Focus, February 2021: Ms. Isabel Del Mastro (’22)

Hispanic Studies’ Student focus for February 2021 is Ms. Isabel Del Mastro (’22) A double major in Spanish and Latin American & Caribbean Studies and a double minor in Linguistics and Studio Art, Ms. Del Mastro has participated actively in the life of the department since arriving at the College of Charleston—most recently, in her […]

HISP Faculty Focus, February 2021: Dr. Christina García

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus for February 2021 is Dr. Christina García A member of Hispanic Studies since 2018, Dr. García holds a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Irvine (2018) [with a dissertation focusing on “Touching Impenetrable Bodies: Material Ecologies in Cuban Literary and Visual Works”], an M.A. from New York University (2009) […]

Dr. Christina García’s Forthcoming Article in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos

Hispanic Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Christina García’s article, “Of Souls, Skins and Leopard Prints: Queer and Animal Creations of Cubanbeings,” was recently accepted for publication in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. The piece will appear in the June 2021 volume. Congratulations to her on this impressive feat of scholarship.    

HISP Student Focus, January 2021: Ms. Lily Andrews

HISP’s Student Focus for January 2021 is Ms. Lily Andrews (’23) Ms. Andrews, a double minor in Spanish and Medical Humanities and a major in Public Health, is yet another wonderful example of the manner in which language and cultural studies can combine with other fields to enrich students personally and professionally. Within the context […]