Good discussion (with detailed examples) of the kinds of skills cultivated by the study of linguistics and some great thinking about where these might be applied from Professor Devyani Sharma from Queen Mary University of London. As part of career next steps for those who are studying linguistics, Professor Sharma suggests that students reach out […]
I loved my conversation with Drs. Carrie Gillon @carrie_gee and Megan Figureoa @megandfigueroa hosts of the excellent Vocal Fries podcast. Won’t you consider supporting them on Patreon? $2 a month seems a fair shake for promoting greater linguistic understanding!
I had so much fun talking with John Paulas of PhD Matters and Ann Wand as part of lucky number 13 episode of the Coffee and Cocktails podcast! Would love to hear thoughts: How do you think about networking?
Some great fellowship opportunities from the Rita Allen Foundation as part of their civic science initiative. Civic Science The Rita Allen Foundation seeks to foster a culture of civic science, in which broad engagement with science and evidence helps to inform solutions to society’s most pressing problems. Making progress toward this goal requires building new […]
Just came across this fabulous talk about talk – and thinking about the connection between conversation analysis and the “nudge” concept! my favorite moment “we all think we know about talk…until we look! just brilliant! 🙂
In my years of working with career-oriented linguists, I’ve recognized a simple opportunity that more linguists should be exploiting: we need to be having more conversations about career! That’s why it so exciting to have a version of this book now available in audio book form, one that feels more like a conversation. A conversation […]
Linguist Liz Marasco brings a conversation analytic approach to the consent conversation. Scholars in conversation analysis have known for a long time that we try to avoid using the word ‘no’. We rely on a number of other linguistic resources to ‘say no’ in order to save face. So why is this word necessary in […]
Mackenzie Price talks with us about how she works as a researcher and discourse analyst in the work that she does with the FrameWorks Institute, where she helps advocates tell more powerful stories about their issues, or as she puts it “guide them through a process of thinking about how the language that they […]
Hannah gives great perspective for anyone embarking on a new career, from the perspective of someone who has just started a new job herself, not just 4 months ago. The conversation begins with a glimpse of a day in the life on the Bixby project at Samsung Research America – whose goal is to […]