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Margaret "Peggy" Szymanski

Career Profile: Corporate Research at IBM

The Career Profiles in Linguistics section regularly highlights career paths taken by linguists. If you would like to recommend someone (including yourself) for a future profile, please contact… 938 more words

Career Paths For Linguists

Seminar on ITMS and LVS: Quantitative Methods and Text Mining

The main objective of this workshop is to introduce researchers to user-friendly analytical tools. ITMS and LVS are two web-based tools for visualization and quantitative analysis.   116 more words


A New Linguistic Environment

Note: This blog post is my effort to incorporate the “Discourse Analysis” (by James Paul Gee) into a real life encounter. Be forewarned: this might be boring. 570 more words


U London Job Ad: Sociolinguistics (UK)

Lecturer A/B in Sociolinguistics
Birkbeck, University of LondonApplied Linguistics and Communication
Deadline: March 2, 2017

The Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy invites applicants for a lectureship with a track record and relatively extensive experience in the research area of Sociolinguistics. 16 more words

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Tha street tawk, innit?

In The Voice, January 26-February 1, 2017

“Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.”

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I Spy

On Haccents in the Roman World

…sit quaedam certa uox Romani generis urbisque propria…

…there is a certain voice (=accent) peculiar to the Roman people and city…

Cicero, De Oratore 3.44… 2,339 more words


Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Sociolinguistics is the study of language in relation to various social factors. For the first part of the essay, I will attempt to explain all the variants that affect the way we speak, before narrowing the focus to how the way that we speak affects people’s perceptions of us. 4,794 more words