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Submitted by admin on Fri, 06/24/2016 - 8:48am

The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures office has transitioned to working remotely

Effective March 17th 2020, the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures administrative team has transitioned to working remotely until further notice.

We will be checking messages on our main phone line (403-220-5300), but the best way to contact us is via email, using the below information.

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Main Office - Craigie Hall D 310
University of Calgary (Main Campus)
2940 University Way N.W.
Calgary, Alberta

Phone: (403) 220-5300
Fax: (403) 284-3634
E-mail: (Undergraduate)
E-mail: (Linguistics - Graduate)
E-mail: (Languages, Literatures
& Cultures - Graduate)
Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Statutory Holidays: Closed

Mailing Address:
School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures
University of Calgary
Craigie Hall D310, 2500 University Dr. N.W.
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4  Canada

School Director
Dr. Mark Conliffe

Manager of Administrative Services
Katherine Guevara

Administrator, Communications
Francey Pisicoli

Department Services Assistant - Main Office (CHD 310)
Mariana Raffo

French Centre
Director: Jean-François Richer
Program Coordinator: Micheline Lee

Language Research Centre
Director: Martin Wagner
Communications: Francey Pisicoli

Arts IT (Computer inquiries)

Phone: 403.220.8611
OnlineService Request Form

Social Sciences Building, Room 1325

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., and 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Statutory holidays: Closed

Division of Chinese Studies and Japanese Studies

Division Chair: X. Jie Yang
Undergraduate Advisor (Chinese): Chun Shao
Undergraduate Coordinator (EAST): A.W. Barber
Undergraduate Advisor (Japanese Program): Ben Whaley
Undergraduate Advisor (Japanese Language Placement): Akiko Sharp

Division of French and Francophone Studies
Division Chair and Undergraduate Advisor: K. Sélom Gbanou

Division of German Studies, Russian Studies, Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures
Division Chair: Elena Bratishenko
Undergraduate Advisor (German): Cornelia Burian
Undergraduate Advisor (Arabic Language
and Muslim Cultures): Rachel Friedman
Undergraduate Advisor (Russian): Olga Mladenova

Division of Linguistics
Division Chair: Stephen Winters
Undergraduate Advisor: Darin Flynn

Division of Spanish Studies and Italian Studies
Division Chair: Luis Torres
Acting Undergraduate Advisor (Italian): Eleonora Buonocore
Undergraduate Advisor (Spanish): Fresia C. Sánchez


Graduate Program Directors
Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Mary O'Brien
Linguistics: Elizabeth Ritter

Graduate Program Administrators
Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Federica Gowen
Linguistics: Biljana Arnautovic