Professor Joseph Weyers’ co-authored article “Tuteo and voseo in the classroom: Linguistic attitudes among Montevidean educators” has been accepted for publication in Spanish in Context. Dr. Weyers’ co-author is Germán Canale, Instituto de Lingüística, Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay.
Dr. Joseph Weyers’ article ”The tuteo of Rocha, Uruguay: A study of pride and language maintenance” has been accepted for publication in the journal Hispania.
We hope that you have a wonderful holiday and look forward to seeing you as the new year approaches. Join us for the annual celebrations of Watch Night and the Emancipation Parade, both events made more significant and special on the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
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The U.S. Government’s Office of Postsecondary Education’s (OPE’s) International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) has announced several of its 2013 grant funding opportunities. Including one which provides funds to plan, develop, and carry out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages.
Julie King–Spanish Major, Sigma Delta Pi Chapter President and Spanish House RA-has been accepted to American University’s Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation program.
This is to announce limited opportunity for student internships at the U.S. Department of State which has just been posted to USAJOBS.gov: Pathways Internship Program vacancy announcement
The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational program (degree, diploma, certificate, etc.) in an accredited institution, on a full or half-time basis with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. Applicants must meet the definition of “student” in order to
be considered for this opportunity. Internship appointments under the Internship Experience Program (IEP) are non-temporary and can last the duration of the students academic program. This will be determined at the time of selection. At
the successful conclusion of the program, interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position in the competitive service. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules. The Pathways Internship Program replaces the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) and Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP).
Please share this announcement with any students who may be interested in applying for this paid internship opportunity.
Open Enrollment Period: December 13, 2012 to December 20, 2012 (or until 250 applications have been received)
- A U.S. Citizen;
- 16 years or older at the time of appointment;
- Enrolled or formally accepted for enrollment as a full-time or half-time student into an accredited college or university in a degree-seeking program, or enrolled or formally accepted for enrollment in a certificate program;
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment; and
- Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however, to be eligible, candidate must meet OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.
Professor Joseph Weyers has been approved for recertification as an ACTFL (American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Oral Proficiency Interview Tester.
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You will be able to register for the conference online in January.
Join Political Sciences Professor, Dr. Christopher Day, on Wednesday 12 at 9am as he presents a web-based lecture for the Cultural Knowledge Consortium’s Speaker Series. Access to the lecture is available at: https://connect.dco.dod.mil/ckcspeakers.
For full details, see: Speaker Series 12Dec2012 Day Insurgency
CofC’s own Political Sciences professor, Dr. Christopher Day will contribute to the Cultural Knowledege Consortium’s Speaker Series this Wednesday, December 12 at 9am. Seen by many to be an important calendar date (12/12/12) the topic of Dr. Day’s lecture Wednesday will also surely give you shivers up your spine as he ponders the divergent outcomes rebel groups experience as their fate in civil wars across sub-Saharan Africa.
You may join the lecture through https://connect.dco.dod.mil/ckcspeakers
Or, if you miss the event, you can listen to the recording on the CKC YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/CulturalKnowledge
For full details: Speaker Series 12Dec2012 Day Insurgency