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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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.
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’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 […]
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 […]