Jeriel Melgares

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jeriel Melgares plays a role.


This qualitative study takes the analysis of Honduran voseo beyond the examination of ‘who’ uses vos to include answers to ‘why’ speakers use vos the way they do. To that end, thirty informants shared their attitudes toward address forms through semi-directed interviews from which three themes… read more
Terkourafi, Marina, Lydia Catedral, Iftikhar Haider, Farzad Karimzad, Jeriel Melgares, Cristina Mostacero-Pinilla, Julie Nelson and Benjamin Weissman 2018 Uncivil Twitter: A sociopragmatic analysisJournal of Language Aggression and Conflict 6:1, pp. 26–57 | Article
Using four tweets by Steven Salaita about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that resulted in the retraction of his academic job offer in September 2014 as our case study, we investigate the role of Twitter in the shaping and reception of the controversial messages. Our analysis combines Gricean… read more