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Dr. Wei Cai named President of the Chinese Language Teaching and Research Association of Alberta.

No smartphones. No iPods or iPads. No laptops even.

Vanier Scholar Duaa AbuAmsha comes to the University of Calgary from Palestine.

Rap Linguistics course is "cool", but challenging ...

Dr. Shehata joins LLC as Instructor in Arabic Language & Muslim Cultures.

Do people discriminate based on accents? LRC Director Mary O'Brien comments.

Dr. Nicholas G. Žekulin: A Distinguished Academic Career

In July 2014, Dr. Nicholas Žekulin retired from the University of Calgary, completing a distinguished  forty-three-year career as a professor of Russian language and culture, first in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, later the Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies, and finally, since July 2013, the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures. To continue reading ... please click HERE

A celebration in honour of Dr. Nicholas Žekulin will be held on October 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the Evans Room (Roza Centre). If you have received an invitation, please RSVP your attendance to Sabine Dillenberg ( by Tuesday, October 14.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:00am

A workshop on Digital Distractions in the Classroom, presented by Julie Sedivy.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 5:00pm

Joseph W. Windsor will be presenting phonological/phonetic experiments in Irish and Blackfoot.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Get more info on the Major/Minor in Japanese, meet other students!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 2:00pm

This talk will examine the art and visual culture of the First World War.