Department of Linguistics
Linguistics is the scientific sudy of language—an important part of what makes us humans. As linguists, we study the formal properties of language, how it evolves, and how it is used in social situations.
Important COVID-19 Information from the Department of Linguistics:
Friday, September 18, 2020
The Department of Linguistics has uploaded a COVID-19 Safety Plan. Click here to view it.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
On Monday, March 16, SFU discontinued all in-person teaching, including in-person exams, for the rest of the semester. The Department of Linguistics students are asked to check your SFU email accounts on a regular basis and CANVAS course pages for information from your instructors about how your individual classes are proceeding.
All offices in the Department of Linguistics have been closed until further notice in order to maintain social distancing. All of the Department of Linguistics staff are still available to support operations remotely and can be reached by email (during their regular office hours). Please visit our Staff contact page here, for staff availability and contact information.
For up to date information (including the status of on-campus services) visit the SFU COVID-19 FAQ page: www.sfu.ca/covid19
March 17, 2021
February 25, 2021
Face-mask use and language development: Reasons to worry?
Linguistics' Dr. Henny Yeung and co-researchers from UBC and Brock University question how mask-wearing influences children's speech and language development.
February 24, 2021
Staying on Track- Linguistics Graduate Achieves Educational Goals
February 04, 2021
Linguistics Major Makes the Most of Her SFU Undergrad Career
January 25, 2021
SFU Emerge Offers Professional Skills Training
January 07, 2021
Passion and Perseverance Bring Linguistics Alumnus to the End of Her Masters Program Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
For general inquiries, please contact the Linguistics Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Spring 2021 semester is conducted remotely. For Advising, email the Student Advisor at email@example.com for program information, course planning, program declarations, graduation checks. Please be sure to include a copy of your Advising Transcript (in term and subject order)