Thursday, 06 January
2. A Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers: The Job Search in Foreign Languages
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m., Diamond Salon 2, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages
Presiding: Nelly Furman, MLA
Speakers: Jane Hacking, Univ. of Utah; Cathy L. Jrade, Vanderbilt Univ.; Mari Noda, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
Representatives of different types of institutions describe work and career paths in BA-, MA-, and PhD-granting programs. Aspects of the job search (including letters of application and recommendation, curriculum vitae, interviews at the convention and on campus, waiting out a sluggish market, and negotiating an offer) will be discussed.