School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures

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We're the home of languages and linguistics at UCalgary.

You can study Arabic, Chinese, French or German. Explore Italian, Japanese, Linguistics or Russian. Learn Spanish or some of the Indigenous languages of Alberta.

Our faculty research linguistic structure and cultural, literary, and cinematic traditions. And they apply linguistic insights into language teaching, learning, and translation.

 

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Current courses

Find out what courses are being offered in current and future semesters, and explore course outlines.

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Fall 2020 Grad Studies application deadlines

Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Application deadline: January 15
Linguistics: Application deadline: June 30

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Language course placement

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News and Announcements


Faculty of Arts Awards and Celebration of Excellence 2022

Honouring our best and brightest...

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2022 LRC High Profile Event Showcases Bridges Between Dante’s Divine Comedy and Indian Literature

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University of Calgary's Ghadeer Mahdi and Luna McDonald take first place in this year's National Japanese Speech Contest

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Chinese Language Skills Persevere through COVID

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In the Media


In the News: Darin Flynn, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, MyMcMurray.com

Oxford English Dictionary declares 'VAX' 2021 Word of the Year

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In the News: Darin Flynn, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, in NewsTalk 1010

Curious Kids: How are languages formed?

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In the News: Darin Flynn, Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, in The National Post

Curious Kids: How are languages formed?

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In the News: Radio-Canada: Ici Premiére

Portrait des langues minorée en Afrique de l’Ouest avec Ozouf Sénamin Amedegnato

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