[lg policy] TeachLing annual recruitment drive!

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 11:28:33 EDT 2018


dave sayers at cantab.net

Hey Dave, way to go by listing my cartoons page and speaking for it.  I
think is a tremendous sociolinguistic
resource that is totally ignored most of the time.

Best,

Hal

On Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 6:41 AM Dave Sayers <dave.sayers at cantab.net> wrote:

> Hello one and all...
>
> It's that time of year again: the annual recruitment drive for TeachLing,
> the world's
> biggest online community for university linguistics teaching! As the
> serendipity and
> adventure of conference season winds down, as people change jobs (or
> finally get
> jobs), as the ivory tower ushers us back and the lecture halls beckon us
> into their
> warm embrace, now is the time to join our online community. We currently
> have 793
> members from all over the world, and regular useful discussions about a
> delightful
> diversity of pedagogical topics and subdisciplinary areas! What's not to
> like??
>
> As if all this wasn't exciting enough, this year I thought I'd remind
> everyone of a
> resource I put together in 2014, and kept updating regularly since. It's a
> full list
> of all the linguistics-related strips from my favourite web comic, XKCD:
> https://is.gd/p5uFOJ. Useful in bringing presentations to life! For other
> comics
> related to linguistics, there's also this page by Hal Schiffman (U Penn):
> http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/plc/clpp/images/cartoons/cartoons.html.
> (Discussions on
> TeachLing are usually more academically robust, honest.)
>
> ANYWAY... down to business: joining TeachLing! Please do join our little
> community by
> adding your email address here: https://goo.gl/34wVVk. (People on mobile
> toys will
> need to tap the little pencil icon in the top right, then install the
> Google Docs app
> if it isn't already installed.)
>
> Feel free to forward this message far and wide, and please share the tweet
> announcement too!
> https://twitter.com/DaveJSayers/status/1032938278234869761.
>
> See you on TeachLing :)
>
> Dave
>
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 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~haroldfs/

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