Department of Hispanic Studies

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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.

Message from the Chair

Michael A. Gómez

Michael A. Gómez
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


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Department News

HISP Student Focus, December 2020: Ms. Nicole Rogers
Posted on 1 December 2020 | 10:53 am
  December 2020’s HISP Student Focus is Ms. Nicole Rogers (’21) After starting off as a minor in Spanish, Nicole eventually decided to extend her studies by declaring a SPAN major…and a minor in Linguistics to boot! Of course, as is the case with all Hispanic Studies majors and minors, Nicole has a wide range […]
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HISP Faculty Focus, December 2020: Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig
Posted on 1 December 2020 | 10:50 am
  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 […]
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Events

April 8th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Join the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs for the World Affairs Signature Series discussion with bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick, who will discuss his latest book, In the Hurric [...]
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