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Title: Surviving Linguistics
Subtitle: A Guide for Graduate Students, Second Edition
Written By: Monica Macaulay
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/surviving.html
Description:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.

Cascadilla Press is delighted to announce the second edition of Surviving
Linguistics by Monica Macaulay. Surviving Linguistics is a valuable
resource for students at any stage of their graduate career, from learning
to write linguistics papers through completing their dissertation and
finding a job. Along the way, the author explains the process of submitting
conference abstracts, speaking at conferences, publishing journal articles,
writing grant applications, creating a CV, and much more. Throughout
Surviving Linguistics, Macaulay emphasizes the importance of working with
advisors, dissertation committees, and fellow graduate students.

The second edition includes new exercises as well as helpful references to
many new books and online resources. This fully updated edition contains
new advice about PowerPoint presentations, conference poster sessions,
citations and citation managers, funding sources, and applying for grants.
There are revised and expanded sections on informed consent and human
subjects, preparing to submit a journal article, and job options for
linguists. Undergraduates will find guidance on preparing for grad school
in linguistics, with advice on choosing, applying to, and visiting graduate
programs.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Not Applicable
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
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ISBN-13: 9781574731293
Pages: 159
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