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LLC Administrative Team awarded the 2015 Faculty of Arts Outstanding Staff Recognition Award

We in the the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures are extremely lucky to have in our main office consummate professionals and splendid human beings Sabine Dillenberg, Francey Pisicoli, Biljana Arnautović and Sarah Taekema. Their superior interpersonal, organizational, time-management and communication skills, and deep understanding of the department’s activities reflect in everything they do. Sabine, Francey, Biljana and Sarah are indeed an outstanding team.  Their exceptional work has been acknowledged by a Faculty of Arts Outstanding Staff Recognition Award. Congratulations to Sabine, Francey, Biljana and Sarah!  To read more, please click here.

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Chinese Bridge Speech Competition 2015

Professor Sulayman Nyang visits the UofC

Renowned expert addresses and praises fledgling ALMC course.

Connecting Aboriginal Youth to their Language

Darin Flynn finds way to involve Aboriginal youth in their culture.




Saturday, May 30, 2015 (All day)

Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics: Volume 29 - Call for Submissions

Monday, June 15, 2015 (All day)

New on-line journal, Interlingua - Call for Submissions.


Congratulations to undergraduate student Anja Dressler (German major), a recipient of this year's PURE awards who will be researching the topic of Second Language Fluency . The Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE) provides students with financial support and an amazing opportunity to explore their research ideas over the summer months. More details.
A.W. Barber (Director, East Asian Studies), has been appointed a research fellow for the fall semester at the Institute of Zen Studies, Hanazono University, Kyoto, Japan. He will be researching Indic influences on the Zen master Linji’s teachings using data mining.

A number of LLC faculty, students and alumni will be presenting at this year's Canadian Linguistic Association Conference (as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences), taking place from May 30 to June 1, 2015 at the University of Ottawa. LLC presenters to include Mary G. O'Brien & Johannes Knaus, Danica MacDonald and many others. More details.


The United Network of Arts group is now officially recognized by the Graduate Student Association. The main purpose of UNA is to encourage intellectual and academic collaboration among graduate students (faculty also welcome) with the goal of creating a student environment where ideas, opinions, and research projects can be shared within the group as well as with the larger university community.










To read more, click HERE.