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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2023 Graduate Studies application deadlines

Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Application deadline: January 15, 2023, for admission in Fall 2023.
Linguistics: Application deadline: January 15, 2023, for admission in Fall 2023.

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Language course placement

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News and Announcements


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“Moji no Chie” by Juppensha Ikku - Bringing laughter back to life ...

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In Memoriam: Xiao Jie Yang, Faculty of Arts

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Appointment of Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts

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Dr. Aoife Mac Namara appointed dean of UCalgary’s Faculty of Arts

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In the Media


In the News: Darin Flynn, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Culture, in CBC.CA News

How Indigenous sign languages are helping this woman connect with her culture

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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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