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Department of Hispanic Studies

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos!

Home to the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate Spanish HISP muralprogram in the Southeast, the Department of Hispanic Studies is unique. We have a dynamic, engaged faculty whose expertise spans the spectrum from linguistics to translation to literature and film.
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Message from the Chair

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Mark P. Del Mastro
Department Chair

Welcome to the College of Charleston’s Department of Hispanic Studies, which boasts the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate program of its kind in the southeast. We are committed to preparing our students for the language demands of a world made increasingly smaller by technology, the global economy, and immigration. Read more

Video Highlights

Video Highlight

Students Study Abroad in Brazil
College of Charleston student Casey Wadsworth traveled to Brazil for college credit and to experience life outside of the United States for the first time.
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Video HighlightStudents Study Abroad in Cuba
The College of Charleston study abroad program in Havana, Cuba is designed for students majoring or minoring in Spanish, Latin American Caribbean Studies, International Studies and or others who can apply this study towards their degree program.
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Department News

Dr. Carrillo Arciniega’s Book is Reviewed in _Chasqui_
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 10:26 am
A review of Professor Raúl Carrillo Arciniega’s book La mitografía del poeta: filosofía de la sensación poética (2015) has been published in the refereed journal Chasqui:  http://chasquirll.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/REVIEWS-may17_EDITED.pdf.
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Dr. Avendaño’s Essay to Appear in _Confluencia_
Posted on 24 August 2017 | 12:57 pm
Professor Nadia Avendaño’s study “The Road to Healing, Pilgrimage and the Vietnam War in Let Their Spirits Dance” will appear in the fall 2018 issue of the refereed journal Confluencia.
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