Upcoming workshop: THE STORY APPROACH TO A CAREER

THE STORY APPROACH TO A CAREER: LIFE AFTER A LIBERAL ARTS DEGREE Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Roberts Reception Hall, Performing Arts Center. South Dakota State University Open house at 4:30, networking until 8:00. How do I choose a career when my major prepares me for all of them? “Career Linguist” Dr. Anna Marie Trester …

Beyond Academia Conference (@UC Berkeley – March 2nd and 3rd)

http://www.beyondacademia.org/ Beyond Academia is a career education conference @ UC Berkeley that will take place on March 2nd and 3rd, 2017.  The event is designed to expose PhD students and postdocs to career options outside of academia through direct exposure to a diverse representation of non-academic careers, presented by individuals (including UC Berkeley alumni) who …

book raffle – Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact

Enter to win a free copy of Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact’ (Lawson & Sayers eds., 2016)   Dave Sayers has created an opportunity to win a free copy of his latest book.  See instructions for how to enter from Dave below: Today for some reason I received from Routledge three more copies of ‘Sociolinguistic …

Lingthusiasm podcast

I am delighted to report that two of my very favorite internet linguists Lauren Gawne and Gretchen McCulloch have teamed up to launch a podcast called Lingthusiasm.  It’s a podcast that’s enthusiastic about linguistics!!! You can listen to it on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play Music, YouTube or most other podcast apps via rss. They launched with three episodes: …

Career Events at the 2017 LSA annual meeting (Austin, TX)

For those of you linguists thinking about next steps in your career, there are a bunch of events at the upcoming LSA 2017 meeting in Austin being put on by the Linguistics Beyond Academia SIG. We will be hosting a salon and a “linguistics career mixer.” Salon: Friday, 3:30-5 pm, January 6th Linguistics Career Mixer: Saturday, 3:30-5 …

Conference on Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise

About DICOEN9 The 9th international conference on Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise aims to promote and foster interaction between those interested in discourse and communication in organisational settings, and follows a series of successful conferences (Lisbon 2001, Vigo 2003, Rio de Janeiro 2005, Nottingham 2007, Milan 2009, Hong Kong 2011, Beijing 2013 and Naples 2015). …

Translating Linguistics – a webinar for jobseeking linguists hosted by the LSA

Translating Linguistics: A view from the other side of the table what job-seeking linguists can learn from a recruiter  A webinar for the Linguistics Society of America’s Special Interest Group – Linguistics Beyond Academia Wed, July 27th 2016 3pm EST http://davidrobinson.enterthemeeting.com/m/FKF9MXCE   Panel Discussion Melissa Reitkopp (Executive Recruiter) Anastasia Nylund (Program Director – MA in …

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 …