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Welcome to the Language Research Centre!

The Language Research Centre (LRC) is an interdisciplinary hub of language, teaching and research. The LRC features several research groups, speaker series and other engaging academic events, and provides classrooms, meeting and study space for students.




Rüdiger Singer (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) visits the University of Calgary

Dr. Peter Siemund (University of Hamburg) gives a talk at the LRC










Cercle Beneviste

Friday, November 17, 2017  |  2 p.m.  |  CHD 301A  | 
The Cercle Benveniste Circle is pleased to announce a conference by Dr. Alain Takam (Assistant Professor, Modern Language Department, University of Lethbridge): Translating in a context of official bilingualism: idiomaticity or interference?  Abstract


Speaker Series 2017-18

Lectures are held on Fridays from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. in the Language Research Centre (CHD 420), unless otherwise specified.

We look forward to another great year of talks! 


Tuesday, November 14                                 
3:00 pm CHD 419   
Stefan Höppner (Klassik Stiftung Weimar/ University of Calgary): Re-Measuring the World (of Books): Goethe’s Library in Context
Friday, November 24                               
3:00 pm CHD 420 Christina Yi (University of British Columbia): Colonizing Language: Japanese-Language Literature in Imperial Japan and Beyond



Workshop on Digital Humanities: Challenges and Opportunities
Friday, November 17, 2017  |  3:00 pm  |  Visualization Studio, TFDL