Category Archives: Trujillo

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, November 2023: William Helfgott

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, November 2023: William Helfgott Hispanic Studies is proud to feature Mr. William Helfgott as its Student Focus for November of 2023. For anyone who wonders whether it is possible to pair a Spanish major with another rigorous course of study, William Helfgott is an excellent example of an emphatic answer in […]

HispaCast Episode 16: Alumnus Dr. Danny Pasko ’07

Click the playbar below to hear the 16th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Tamara Pradel from the Teaching and Learning Team. Dr. Danny Pasko –  2/17/2023 In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, talks to Dr. Danny Pasko (class of 2007) about his experiences studying abroad in Trujillo, […]

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, April 2023: Prof. Devon Hanahan

Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, April 2023: Prof. Devon Hanahan Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for April 2023 in Prof. Devon Hanahan. Who is that in the kitchen and what exactly is she doing? Why, it’s HISP’s own Prof. Devon Hanahan and, by the looks of those electrical outlets, I’d say she is in Spain whipping up […]

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 / AY 2019-2020 Edition of Hispanews Magazine

Dear HISP & Friends, It is with great pride that I present you with the latest edition of the official magazine of Hispanic Studies, Hispanews. As you will see, we packed a lot into this past academic year of 2019-2020. Thanks to all who participated in our many activities—students, teachers and friends. Truly, things wouldn’t […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hispanic Studies Launches Inaugural Trujillo Scholarship

Due to the exemplary generosity of the Hispanic Studies Advisory Board, the inaugural Hispanic Studies Trujillo Scholarship for spring 2020 is now open for applications. See the official website: http://spanish.cofc.edu/Hispanic-Studies-Trujillo-Scholarship/index.php This latest initiative in the Department of Hispanic Studies is made possible by the vision and hard work of the very active and dedicated Hispanic Studies […]

HISP Faculty Focus, January 2019: Dr. Félix Vásquez

Dr. Félix Vásquez Following his undergraduate degree in accounting from the Universidad Particular Ricardo Palma in Lima, Perú, Professor Vásquez continued his education in the U.S. with an M.A. in Spanish from Winthrop University, and a Ph.D. in Colonial and 19th-Century Spanish American Literature from the University of Kentucky. He taught at both the University […]