On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Professor Joseph Weyers gave a guest lecture “El voseo en Medellín: tradición lingüistica y dimensión cultural” in the course “Lengua y cultura” at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia. Dr Weyers’ lecture, held from 12:00-1:20pm, was open to the university community.
Dr. Weyers, far right, with the distinguished Colombian panel of “Encuentro con autores bolivarianos” On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Professor Joseph Weyers was guest speaker during the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana‘s Encuentro con autores bolivarianos / Encounter with Bolivarian Authors in Medellín, Colombia.
On March 10, 2018, Professor Joseph Weyers, Co-Director of the College of Charleston’s Global Scholars Program, recognized three new Global Scholars members from the Department of Hispanic Studies: (left to right in photo above): Professors Lauren Hetrovicz, Antonio Pérez-Núñez and Ricard Viñas-de-Puig.
Professor Joseph Weyers’ study “Quechua in the linguistic landscape of Cusco, Peru: Showcasing culture and boosting pride” has been accepted for publication in the fall 2018 issue of the Southern Journal of Linguistics.
Professor Joseph Weyers will present on the Day of the Dead at the Gibbes Museum of Art on November 1. Click here for more information.
Professor Joseph R. Weyers presented his study “Medellín cuenta con vos: Increasing prestige for a non-standard form” at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) at New Mexico State University, October 5-7, 2017.
Professor Joseph Weyers’ study “Beer, hot dogs, and politics: The vocative function of Medellín’s voseo” has been accepted for publication in the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies.
Professor Joseph R. Weyers’ article “Cross national forms of address in the US and Mexico: Addressing the consumer aquí y allí” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest.
Professor Joseph Weyers’ study ““Medellín Cuenta con vos: The changing role of voseo in written communication” has been accepted for publication in the journal Comunicación of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia.
Professor Joseph Weyers’ study “English shop names in the retail landscape of Medellín, Colombia” has just been accepted for publication in the journal English Today.