Department of Hispanic Studies

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos!

Here are our Major & Minor Course Offerings in Hispanic Studies for Spring 2023. Please email hisp@cofc.edu if you have any questions about registering. Also see our Facebook album with course flyers!

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About the Department Home to the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate Spanish program 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. We have a Minor in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies which combines courses in advanced Portuguese language and culture, Portuguese literature in translation, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, History and Political Science. We have a Business Language in Spanish Minor designed for students interested in both Spanish language and business studies, and who would like to work in the international business community.

 

Department News

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus, February 2023: Ms. Elisa Peñaloza
Posted on 1 February 2023 | 3:37 pm
Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus, February 2023: Ms. Elisa Peñaloza Ms. Elisa Peñaloza is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for February 2023. As any smart, forward-thinking individual inclined towards business can tell you, in our increasingly diversifying society, cultural and linguistic fluency represents the difference between a sale made and an opportunity lost. Of course, you needn’t […]
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Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, February 2023: Prof. Elizabeth Cox
Posted on 1 February 2023 | 3:37 pm
Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, February 2023: Prof. Elizabeth Cox Prof. Elizabeth Cox is Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for February 2023. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Prof. Cox was raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Education in Early Child Development from the Instituto Superior de Profesorado de […]
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Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, December 2022: Dr. Ezequiel Durand-López
Posted on 7 December 2022 | 10:11 am
Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus, December 2022: Dr. Ezequiel Durand-López A recent graduate with a Ph.D. in Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition from Rutgers University, Dr. Durand-López also has received degrees from the Universidad Nebrija in Madrid, Spain (an M.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) and from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, […]
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Upcoming Events

February 9th from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join the Department of Hispanic Studies for a sabbatical presentation by Rcard Viñas-de-Puig, associate professor of Hispanic studies and director of linguistic studies. [...]
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February 10th from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Join the Portuguese Club for Bate-Pape, conversations in Portuguese! Bate-Papo meets twice a month for students to have conversations in Portuguese and to meet other students interested in the Portug [...]
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February 10th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join the Department of Hispanic Studies' Latin American Film Festival this semester! All students interested in viewing award-winning Latin American films are welcome.Popcorn will be provided! [...]
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February 16th from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Are you interested in pursuing a career as a health care professional and learning Spanish to better serve a diverse population in the modern health care system?Join the Department of Hispanic Studies [...]
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