Storytelling: the best of the better

Over 1000 people voted for their favorite storyteller in Better Said Than Done’s online storyteller competition, and finalists have been selected to perform in “Best in Show” on May 28th to celebrate Better Said Than Done’s five year anniversary! Dustin Fisher, Brent Heard, Alison Hughes, Liezel Munson, Miriam Nadel, Jack Scheer, David Supley Foxworth, Anne […]

LSA to Host Webinar on Linguistic Entrepreneurship

Saturday, April 23rd at 1:00 PM Eastern The LSA is pleased to offer a new webinar sponsored by the Special Interest Group on Linguistics Beyond Academia.  Learn more about career paths for linguists and alternatives to academic-related careers. Attend the Linguistic Entrepreneurship webinar and hear from presenters who are using their linguistics degrees in unique or […]

online resume workshop

Laura Pelcher, a member of the Linguists Outside Academia community, has organized another resume workshop for our community!  We did one of these a few years ago and it was a tremendous success. Great participation, and folks expressed that they learned a great deal both by giving and receiving feedback! To get in on the […]

Lx Beyond Academia SIG events at LSA

The Linguistics Beyond Academia SIG is pleased to announce our activities at the 2016 LSA Annual Meeting in Washington DC: We will be hosting a salon and a “linguistics career mixer.” For a more detailed description of each, check out page 17 of the LSA program. Salon: Friday, 3:30-5 pm, January 8th Linguistics Career Mixer: […]

Linguistics Career Mixer

An informal conversational context for learning about careers for linguists at the Linguistics Society of America annual meeting. Note: this is not a job fair! The Linguistics Career Mixer (formerly Career Exploration Expo) brings together: linguists who have found professional expression of their skills and training in a variety of fields — from research and […]

Join the Lx Beyond Academia SIG

Now is the time!!! The “Linguistics Beyond Academia” SIG is planning many exciting events at the upcoming 2016 annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Detailed program coming very soon, but over the course of the conference Jan 7-10th, we are organizing/helping to organize:a networking mixer, a salon, 2 career panels, and one-on-one professional […]