Category Archives: Hispanic Studies Faculty

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, 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. […]

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’s Dr. Joe Weyers’ Forthcoming Article in The Southern Journal of Linguistics

The Department of Hispanic Studies is proud to announce that Dr. Joe Weyers’ article, “A tale of three languages: Spanish, Guaraní, and English in Asunción, Paraguay,”  has recently been accepted for publication in the spring 2021 issue The Southern Journal of Linguistics. A hearty congratulations to Dr. Weyers for this considerable achievement!

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 […]