For those of you engaged in career reflection, thought I would share this excellent (and entirely open) skills inventory resource created by Beth Duckles from her book Leaving the Academy: Resources from Open Post Academics Skills Inventory http://book.openpostac.org/exercises.html#skills-inventory The purpose of this worksheet is for people with a PhD to start to think about their […]
A Missouri woman asked Merriam-Webster to update its definition of racism and now officials will make the change https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/09/us/dictionary-racism-definition-update-trnd/index.html? Mitchum – a recent law school graduate – said she hopes the vocabulary change helps people have more productive conversations about race. She said she appreciated them taking her concerns seriously and talking through the issue.
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Delighted to have stumbled upon a new series of interviews with career linguists on Linguamonium, a blog from Hannah Van Brunt! Loyal fans may remember Hannah from the conversations around the campfire series: where she talked about her work as a Linguist on the Bixby Voice team at Samsung, Research Assistant on the FrameNet project, English […]
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I have found myself taking a lot lately about this tweet from Lauren Collister at the LSA conference earlier this month: I’m really struck by how “we’ll miss you” while likely well-intended, functions so clearly as performatively othering when given in response to career news. It unambiguously places the addressee outside. And just as simply, […]
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One of the major highlights of my year in 2019 was the opportunity to go to Finland. And there were so very many things to appreciate, but something that particularly delighted me was the Finnair NOW/HERE campaign that set the tone for my trip: Nordic happiness is an experience of being one – with nature, […]