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Associate Professor
Expertise

Chinese linguistics, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, Chinese language and culture, second language acquisition, language socialization, Chinese heritage language education, bilingualism and multilingualism

phone: 6048225186
Professor
Expertise

Modern English Grammar, History of the English Language, English Usage, English Dictionaries, Pragmatics of English,
Discourse Markers, Language Change, Computers and Language Study

phone: 6048224461
Assistant Professor
Expertise

English language, World Englishes, Canadian English, dialectology, sociolinguistics, multilingualism, historical linguistics, lexicography, lexicology, dictionaries, Oxford English Dictionary, World English, language variation and change, orthography, Canada, North America, English, American English, sociolinguistics, society and language, dialects, identity, history of English, English as a Lingua Franca, German language, Austrian German, German German.

phone: 6048224095
Associate Professor, Hispanic Studies; Chair, Latin American Studies Program
Expertise

Latin America, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Central America, Mexico, politics, political theory, cultural studies, literature, culture, film, history, the Left, revolution, revolutionary movements, populism, civil society, affect, habit, multitude, posthegemony, educational technology, blogs, Wikipedia

phone: 6043394213
Professor
Expertise

Canadian literature, comparative literature, travel writing, cultural semiotics (for example, the new Canadian embassy in Berlin)

phone: 6048224093
Professor
Expertise

First Nations languages, Salish languages, linguistics, semantics, syntax

phone: 6048224256
phone: 6048223571
Director, Academic Performance Programs
Director, French Centre
Expertise

French, access to post-secondary education in French in BC

phone: 6048220805
phone: 6048220800
Academic Director, English Language Institute
Expertise

English Language Teaching and Learning, English Language School Administration

phone: 6048221515
Professor
Expertise

linguistics, phonology, morphology, psycholinguistics, slips of the tongue, first language acquisition, child language

phone: 6048220984
Assistant Professor
Expertise

bilingualism, second language acquisition, language development, literacy, ESL children, children at risk of language difficulties, language disorders in bilingual children and adults

phone: 6048220276
Associate Professor, French
Expertise

French culture; fashion and French culture; North American reception of French culture; French; teaching French in Canada and U.S.; French literature; European Studies.

phone: 6048228723
phone: 6048222879
Professor and Canada Research Chair
Expertise

infancy, speech perception,
early language acquisition,
bilingualism

phone: 6048226741
phone: 6048226408
Professor
Expertise

Global epistemologies and cross-cultural research in education and literacy, social science research, diversity, social justice, equity, indigenous matters, digital literacies, nature of literacy, meaning making, reading comprehension, reading-writing relationships, teaching, learning, educational assessment, teacher education

phone: 7788981477
Associate Professor
Expertise

Native American languages; Algonquian language family, Cree, Blackfoot, Ojibwe; French / English bilingualism policy; formal linguistics; generative grammar (Chomsky); West African languages (Niger-Congo, Yoruba, Igbo, Edo); Nigerian languages; literacy vs. oralcy; language planning re: French, Indigenous languages

phone: 6048226466
phone: 6048224256
Professor
Expertise

phonetics, speech science, speech motor control, speech perception, multimodal perception, tactile perception, ultrasound imaging of speech, sounds of the world’s languages

phone: 6048224347
Executive Director
Expertise

Women filmmakers, Auteurship by women filmmakers, Margarethe von Trotta, Films by Margarethe von Trotta, Margaruerite Duras, Maya Deren, Representation of terrorism and media collusion in 1970s Germany, Second Language Acquisition for Adults, Program Development in Languages, Cultures & Travel, Non-credit university language programs,

phone: 6048220804
phone: 6048220800
Assistant Professor of Germanic Studies
Expertise

German, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Sweden, Finland, literature, film, cinema, theory, cultural studies, gender, sexuality, social justice, teaching, East Germany

phone: 6048225118
Professor
Expertise

First Nations languages, Salish languages, language survival, language education, Wakashan languages

phone: 6048228948
Associate Professor
Expertise

Anthropological linguistics, languages of North America, sub-Arctic ethnography, ethno-history, gender

phone: 6048226359
Professor
Founding Chair, First Nations and Endangered Languages Program
Expertise

First Nations languages, endangered languages, language revitalization, community capacity-building for language sustainability, archival research for endangered Aboriginal languages

phone: 6048226481
phone: 6048224256