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ERIC Number: ED332504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 268
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Women in the Linguistics Profession: The Cornell Lectures. Conference on Women in Linguistics (Ithaca, New York, June 1989).
Davison, Alice, Ed.; Eckert, Penelope, Ed.
Papers on women in linguistics are presented in five groups. An introductory section contains: "Feminist Linguistics: A Whirlwind Tour"; "Women in Linguistics: The Legacy of Institutionalization"; "Reflections on Women in Linguistics"; and "The Structure of the Field and Its Consequences for Women." Papers on trends and data include: "The Status of Women in Linguistics"; "The Representation of Women in Linguistics, 1989"; and "Women in Linguistics: Recent Trends." A section on problems and their sources includes: "How Dick and Jane Got Tenure: Women and University Culture 1989"; "Success and Failure: Expectations and Attributions"; "Personal and Professional Networks"; "Sexual Harassment and the University Community"; and "Two Cultures of Communication." Essays on finding and giving support include: "Gender Values and Success in Academia"; "First Generation Mentors"; and "He Was Her Mentor, She Was His Muse: Women as Mentors, New Pioneers." A section addressing stages in a woman's career contains: "The Dissertation Year"; "A Dean's Perspective on Women in Academe"; "From Graduate School to Tenure"; "Living on the Margin: Pros and Cons of Being Linguists in an English Department"; and "Independent and Isolated Scholars: Report on a Group Discussion." (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.
Note: Produced by the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics.