Welcome to Linguistics
LING 280 - The Language of Social Media with Dr. Maite Taboada
LING 280 will answer all the questions you’ve ever asked yourself about language in social media: • Why are people so nice on Facebook, so nasty on Twitter, and so braggy on Instagram? • Are emojis a language? • Why is it so hard to be sarcastic online, and so easy to be misunderstood? learn more →
Dr. Ashley Farris-Trimble - 2017 Cormack Teaching Award
Congratulations to Dr. Ashley Farris-Trimble, recipient of the 2017 Cormack Teaching Award for an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Dr. Farris-Trimble is being recognized for the passion she brings to the classroom, her innovative teaching techniques, and the difference she has made in her students' education. learn more →
Local Students Chosen to Represent Canada at the International Linguistics Olympiad
Jane Li and Kevin Liang will travel to Dublin this summer to compete in the ILO. learn more →
View photos from our Spring 2017 convocation reception.
Topic: "Language in Social Media: Exploiting discourse and other contextual information.”
Students help to revive language on brink of extinction.
July 13, 2017
Part of Indian Summer Fest 2017
Date: July 13, 2017
Location: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
The event is free, however, registration is required.
July 5 - August 1, 2017
2017 Linguistic Institute
University of Kentucky
With Dr. Ashley Farris-Trimble
August 18 - 19, 2017
52nd Annual International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages (ICSNL)
Hosted by SFU at SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)
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