Arabic and Chinese Placement Applications are now available online.
Check out the Soundcloud podcast of a talk by Joseph Windsor (PhD candidate, Linguistics) on the linguistics of Klingon and other con-languages, as the first of a new series of talks recorded in cooperation with CJSW Radio.
LLC is proud to announce the arrival of two new colleagues to the department: Dr. Martin Wagner will start his tenure-track appointment on July 1, 2016 and Dr. William Bennett – on January 1, 2017. Dr. Martin Wagner (PhD in German literature, Yale University 2014) comes to us from Yonsei University in South Korea. Dr. William Bennett obtained his PhD in Linguistics at Rutgers University in 2013 and is currently employed at the same university.
Congratulations to Conny Burian (Instructor, German), whose initiative, Enhancing Educational Leadership, Student Engagement, and Community Ties. The Untapped Potential of Block Week Courses, is now part of the University of Calgary Teaching Scholars program. Read more about her amazing project in UToday.
Congratulations to Salma Alqahtani (PhD student, Linguistics) who successfully defended her PhD thesis “Number in Saudi Arabic: Acquisition & child-directed speech” on May 18th, 2016.
Congratulations to Simona Kopnicka (MA student, German) who successfully defended her MA thesis, "Fluency and the role of training in second language German" on April 7th, 2016.