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Language and Linguistic Science

A dynamic and innovative department, our expertise spans the arts and sciences. We offer an exciting range of courses combining modern foreign languages, English language, and linguistics. Find out more about our department.

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We have received a Bronze award for our work to address gender equality in the Higher Education sector.

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Talk in French: "Parcours de vie : travailler pour une ONG à Mayotte"

On Wednesday 3 November 2021, Solène Dia (MA in Politics - Conflict, Governance & Development, University of York) will be presenting on ‘Parcours de vie: travailler pour une ONG à Mayotte‘.

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Revisiting ‘the crime of the century’ using forensic speech analysis

Friday 17 September 2021

Researcher in York provides linguistic expertise for documentary about kidnap/murder case

Podcast: The origins of English

Tuesday 3 August 2021

New podcast focusing on the history of medieval English

Talk: Veinte años trabajando en cooperación en América Latina

Tuesday 13 July 2021

Interactive online event in Spanish language on how to pursue a career on international development projects in Latin America

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