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
October 21, 2020
Fall 2020 Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards
Happy convocation and congratulations to our Outstanding Academic Achievement Award recipients!
October 19, 2020
Colloquium: Jack Grieve, University of Birmingham
Colloquium is taking place on Thursday, October 29 at 9:30 am via Zoom
October 05, 2020
September Monthly Roundup
Updates from the Department of Linguistics for the month of September
October 05, 2020
Defence proposal announcement: Lauren Schneider
Lauren Schneider is defending her PhD proposal on Monday, October 19th at 2:30pm.
September 26, 2020
Academic Integrity Week
Sept 28 to Oct 2 is Academic Integrity Week at SFU! Learn how you can cite your sources, prepare for assignments and exams, and find resources to support your academic success at free workshops all week.
September 24, 2020
Dr. Maite Taboada's interview on CKNW
Dr. Maite Taboada talks about misinformation, bias, comments, and the Gender Gap Tracker on CKNW's "Mornings with Simi".
For general inquiries, please contact the Linguistics Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fall 2020 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)