Professional Applications of Ethnography

Many of us linguists who do ethnographic work are inspired by the possibility of finding organizations who value our skills and training enough to hire us to do it. If you are one such, Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland’s new edited volume might just be the book you have been waiting for!!! As the first …

The changing resume as explored with the SPEAKING grid

In thinking through the changes that are happening to resumes (and the contexts in which this document is typically encountered), Hymes’ SPEAKING grid mnemonic provides a means for capturing and organizing some of the more salient developments. S – setting P – participants E – ends A – acts K – key I – instrumentalities …