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Surviving Linguistics: A Guide for Graduate Students
Second Edition

Monica Macaulay
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Front cover image   xiv + 159 pages
publication date: January 2011

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Chapter 1

Before Graduate School

Graduate Study in Linguistics: Choosing a Program That's Right for You
www.lsadc.org/info/res-gradschool-guide.cfm
web.archive.org/web/20100621054949/https://lsadc.org/info/res-gradschool-guide.cfm

Zachary Brooks on applying to grad school in linguistics
applelinguist.wordpress.com/linguistics-phd-programs-application-and-review
or applelinguist.wordpress.com/linguistics-phd-programs-–-application-and-review/linguistics-phd-programs-application-and-review/

LSA descriptions of subfields
www.lsadc.org/info/ling-fields.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/lsa-publications/articles

FAQs from the LSA
www.lsadc.org/info/ling-faqs.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/resource/linguistics-and-language-FAQs

GRE
www.ets.org/gre

Linguist List job listings
www.linguistlist.org/jobs

Linguistics programs
www.linguistlist.org/teach/programs

Resources for language and gender
www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/lng
or web.archive.org/web/20130524094737/http://
  www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/lng/


International Gender and Language Association email list
www.linguistlist.org/lists/get-list-detail.cfm?List=30

Resources

At Cross Purposes: What the Experiences of Today's Doctoral Students Reveal about Doctoral Education
www.phd-survey.org
www.phdcompletion.org/promising/golde.pdf

So long, and thanks for the Ph.D.!
www.cs.ucla.edu/~palsberg/azuma.html

University of Wisconsin Writing Center Writer's Handbook
www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook

Funding and Job Prospects Post-Degree

National Science Foundation
www.nsf.gov

Linguist List's "How They Became Linguists"
www.linguistlist.org/studentportal/linguists/index.cfm

Careers in linguistics
www.lin.oakland.edu/careers.html
wwwp.oakland.edu/linguistics/field-of-/#tab-2

Linguist List job listings
www.linguistlist.org/jobs

While You're Still in School: Consider Computational Linguistics
This page mentioned in the 1st edition is no longer available
web.archive.org/web/20070213075932/http://
  www.georgetown.edu/compling/compling-careers.html


Linguistic Enterprises
This page mentioned in the 1st edition is no longer available
web.archive.org/web/20080123200018/http://
  www.lsadc.org/info/lingent/index.htm


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
www.woodrow.org

Chapter 2

Learning about the Field

Why Major in Linguistics?
www.lsadc.org/info/ling-faqs-whymajor.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/content/why-major-linguistics

Linguist List
www.linguistlist.org

The Linguist List Student Portal
www.linguistlist.org/studentportal

Linguistic Fieldwork Preparation: A Guide for Field Linguists
www.chass.utoronto.ca/lingfieldwork
or projects.chass.utoronto.ca/lingfieldwork

Linguistic Society of America (LSA)
www.lsadc.org
www.linguisticsociety.org

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
www.aaal.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
www.actfl.org

Computational Linguistics
www.ai.mit.edu/projects/iiip/nlp.html

Endangered Language Fund
www.endangeredlanguagefund.org

The International Phonetic Association
www.langsci.ucl.ac.uk/ipa
www.internationalphoneticassociation.org

Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG)
www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/external/LFG

Rutgers Optimality Archive (ROA)
roa.rutgers.edu

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)
www.ssila.org
www.ssila.net

Funknet
mailman.rice.edu/mailman/listinfo/funknet

Linguist List and more
www.linguistlist.org/lists

Optimal List
camba.ucsd.edu/mailman/listinfo/optimal
or mailman.ucsd.edu/mailman/listinfo/ling-optimal-l

AAAL-l
This mailing list mentioned in the 1st edition is no longer active

PrinParam
This mailing list mentioned in the 1st edition is no longer active

Discussion of gender issues in academia
This link is no longer available.
people.mills.edu/spertus/Gender/pipeline.html

Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL)
www.lsadc.org/info/lsa-comm-women.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/about/who-we-are/committees/status-women-linguistics

OUT in Linguistics (OUTIL)
www-csli.stanford.edu/~zwicky/outil
www.stanford.edu/~zwicky/outil

Women in Linguistics Mentoring Alliance (WILMA)
ling.wisc.edu/wilma
www.linguisticsociety.org/wilma

Feminists in Linguistics (FLING)
listserv.linguistlist.org/archives/fling.html
listserv.linguistlist.org/mailman/listinfo/fling

Fonts and Software

Arboreal
www.cascadilla.com/arboreal.html

IPAPhon
This link is no longer available.
www.chass.utoronto.ca/~rogers/fonts.html

SIL International IPA Fonts
scripts.sil.org/FontDownloads
or scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?cat_id=FontDownloads

Yamada Language Center Font Archive
This site mentioned in the 1st edition has been taken off-line.
Similar resources: www.freelang.net/fonts

LaTeX for Linguists
www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/external/clmt/latex4ling/

Linguist List Text and Computer Tools
www.linguistlist.org/tools

SIL International software
www.sil.org/computing/catalog
or www-01.sil.org/computing/catalog

Linguistics Fun

Robert Beard's links
www.alphadictionary.com/fun/fun.html

Speculative Grammarian
www.specgram.com

Don't write like this (artificial Chomsky)
rubberducky.org/cgi-bin/chomsky.pl

Linguistics Challenge
This has evolved into the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad
www.nacloweb.org
Chapter 3

LSA guidelines on nonsexist writing
www.lsadc.org/info/lsa-res-usage.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/about/who-we-are/committees/status-women-linguistics/selected-projects/non-sexist-usage

American Philosophical Association guidelines on nonsexist writing
www.apaonline.org/publications/texts/nonsexist.aspx
www.apaonline.org/?page=nonsexist

University of Wisconsin Writing Center Writer's Handbook
www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook

The LSA's Ethics Statement
www.lsadc.org/info/lsa-res.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/files/Ethics_Statement.pdf

Chapter 4

Committee of Editors of Linguistics Journals
www.celxj.org

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine
www.archive.org

Comparison of citation managers
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_reference_management_software


Chapter 6

Linguistics conferences
www.unc.edu/linguistics/confinfo.html
linguistics.web.unc.edu/student-resources/conference-resources-for-linguistics/

LSA model abstracts
www.lsadc.org/info/abstract-models.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/model-abstracts

Guide to writing conference abstracts at unc.edu
www.unc.edu/linguistics/confinfo.html
linguistics.web.unc.edu/student-resources/conference-resources-for-linguistics/

Guide to writing conference abstracts at ufl.edu
web.clas.ufl.edu/users/wiltshir/abstract.htm

Guide to writing conference abstracts at ucsb.edu
www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/sociocultural/abstracttips.html
web.archive.org/web/20130524103711/http://
  www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/sociocultural/abstracttips.html


Guide to writing conference abstracts at leidenuniv.nl
This page mentioned in the 1st edition is no longer available.

Guidelines for Giving an LSA Paper
www.lsadc.org/info/meet-papguide.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/files/Guidelines%20for%20Giving%20an%20LSA%20Paper.pdf

Guide to designing a poster
www.lsadc.org/info/meet-poster.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/meetings-institutes/annual-meetings/poster-guidelines

Chapter 7

Grant Proposals

National Science Foundation (U.S.): Grant Proposal Guide
www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=gpg11001
replaced by www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf17001&org=NSF

National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.): Advice on Preparing Your Grant
www.neh.gov/grants/advice.html
web.archive.org/web/20120317150034/http://
  www.neh.gov/grants/advice.html


Social Science Research Council: The Art of Writing Proposals
www.ssrc.org/publications/view/7A9CB4F4-815F-DE11-BD80-001CC477EC70/

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
www.cfda.gov

Publishing an Article in a Journal

Neal Whitman's summary of panel on publishing
literalminded.wordpress.com/2010/01/13/how-to-publish-a-scholarly-paper/

Linguistics journals list
www.linguistlist.org/pubs/tocs

Language's Notes to Contributors
www.lsadc.org/info/pubs-lang-notes.cfm
www.linguisticsociety.org/lsa-publications/language/notes-to-contributors

Chapter 8

Writing center guide to dissertations
www.cgu.edu/pages/880.asp web.archive.org/web/20160803173737/http://www.cgu.edu/pages/880.asp

How to Avoid Graduation
www.ling.su.se/staff/oesten/undvik
www2.ling.su.se/staff/oesten/undvik

Dissertation consultants
www.asgs.org/consults.html
www.asgs.org/dissertation-consultant-directory

Chapter 9

Chronicle of Higher Education
www.chronicle.com

MLA Career Resources
www.mla.org/resources/career_resources
www.mla.org/Resources/Career/Career-Resources

Dos and Don'ts for MLA Convention Interviews
www.mla.org/jil_jobseekers_dos

MLA page for job candidates
www.mla.org/jil_jobseekers_che

The MLA Job Information List
www.mla.org/jil

References

Golde, Chris M., and Timothy M. Dore. 2001. At Cross Purposes: What the Experiences of Today's Doctoral Students Reveal about Doctoral Education. Philadelphia: A report prepared for The Pew Charitable Trusts.
www.phd-survey.org
www.phdcompletion.org/promising/golde.pdf


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