Fall 2022

October 31, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Leaving industry to go back to academia: Retraining to become a speech language pathologist

  • Kathryn Ticknor Robinson (formerly Director of Research, inVibe Labs)

October 12, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Interactive workshop: How to design a chatbot

  • Greg Bennett (Director, Conversation Design, Salesforce)

October 5, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Linguists in Hollywood: The business of inventing languages

  • David Petersen (constructed language creator & President, Language Creation Society, creator languages for Game of Thrones, Thor, Dune)
  • Jessie Sams, Ph.D. (constructed language creator and Professor of Linguistics at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas)

October 3, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Transitioning into spaces as the ‘only linguist’

  • Mackenzie Price, Ph.D. (Director, Anti-Bias Initiatives, Dot Dash)

September 29, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Transitioning to industry from tenure-line academia

  • Mark Norris, Ph.D. (Analytical Linguist, Grammarly)

September 12, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Holding space for change: An interactive conversationĀ on how two linguists navigated transitioning in and out of jobs in government, business, consulting and academia”

  • Alex Johnston, Ph.D. (Director, Masters Programs, Georgetown Linguistics)
  • Marissa Fond, Ph.D. (Assistant Teaching Profesor, Georgetown University)