Category Archives: Linguistics

HISP Student Focus, April 2024: Mr. Kit Fischer

HISP Student Focus, April 2024: Mr. Kit Fischer Hispanic Studies is more than proud to feature Mr. Kit Fischer as its Student Focus for April 2024. Yet another example that one can major in Spanish while simultaneously doing a primary course of study in another field, Kit Fischer finds himself in his third year at […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, March 2023: Ms. Regan Honeycutt (’23)

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, March 2023: Ms. Regan Honeycutt (’23) Ms. Regan Honeycutt is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for March of 2023. Ever wonder if you could fit in a major in Spanish along with that B.S. in Biology? Well, ecce Regan Honeycutt and wonder no more. A major in Spanish since her first year […]

HISP Student Focus for April 2021: Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22)

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 […]

HISP’s Dr. Joe Weyers’ Forthcoming Article in The Southern Journal of Linguistics

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 Faculty Focus, December 2020: Dr. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig

  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 […]