“It didn’t feel like trailblazing—it felt like floundering.”
This episode is an audio version of a virtual panel held at the Linguistics Career Launch in the summer of 2021. The title of the panel is Stages & Changes over the Course of your Career, and the moderator is Susan Steele.
Academic linguist, career linguist, whatever linguist. This part of your life has to negotiate with the other roles you fill – parent, partner/spouse, child. The negotiation is ongoing, but the terms may vary with time and circumstances. The members of this panel will discuss examples of such negotiation from their own lives and consider the major changes that ensued.
– changing jobs
– being a female linguist
– two-body problem
– taking risks