Laura and I presenting at IMI Talking about intercultural communication on Facebook between members of different generations.
Q: What does Becker’s (1994) observation that “social groups seem to be bound primarily by a shared repertoire of prior texts” have to do with the job search (165)? A: A new way to approach Informational Interviewing. We know that when we sit down for an informational interview, it is important to ask our interviewee […]
Students often ask me questions about the IRB process couched in terms of what they *have* to do or about what I want them/need them to do for a particular project, to which I usually answer “what do YOU think you need to do?” By reframing the question in this way, I am not avoiding […]
My most resent presentation at the American Anthropological AssociationNarrative presentation
Begin by being reflective about yourself – Linguist, know thyself: Examine your own path with an eye to identifying patterns in the choices that you make and have made. In the way that you are trained as a sociolinguist to examine presuppositions, identify underlying assumptions and (often largely unsconscious) systematicity and patterning in your own […]
http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/392 Tim Brown, the CEO of the “innovation and design” firm IDEO talks about the need for (and benefit of) play in creativity. He gives some great activities to catalyze an audience in a smart and fun way!! What a great place to work!