The University of Calgary Department of Linguistics is one of western Canada's leading centres for the scientific study of language. Our faculty conduct innovative research in the traditional theoretical sub-disciplines of phonology, phonetics, syntax, morphology and historical linguistics. We are also leaders in the fields of first and second language acquisition, theoretically-informed experimental investigations of language, and field work on indigenous languages of Canada.
For more information on the programs we offer, please visit our Undergraduate and Graduate pages, or the University Calendar.
Register now for Spring/Summer 2013!
Are you looking for a Spring or Summer course to fulfill your Options requirement? Do you have a general interest in language and how it is used? If so, the Department of Linguistics will be offering 3 undergraduate level courses this Spring/Summer (without pre-requisites).
Time to register is limited! If you are interested in taking one, or more of these courses, then please register now!
For more information, please click HERE.
PhD student Keffy Gebregziabher who successfully defended his doctoral thesis, "Projecting possessors: A morphosyntactic investigation of Tigrinya nominal possession."
BA-Honours student Una Chow who has been awarded a PURE (Program for Undergraduate Research Experience) Scholarship for the summer to work on her research proposal, "Designing an exemplar-based computational model of English intonation perception".
MA student JeongEun Lee who has been awarded the Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship.
PhD student Joseph Windsor who has been awarded a a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS scholarship for 3 years (SSHRC) as well as a Queen Elizabeth II scholarship.
Ling Weekly - What's happening in the Department this week?
Ling Stories - What our students are doing with their Linguistics degrees.
Linguists in the News - Links to articles, interviews, and other media sources in which the research of our linguists is featured.
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