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Department of Languages and Literatures

Lively, engaging, innovative teaching and a commitment to cutting-edge research are the hallmarks of Laurier's Department of Languages and Literatures. Students in our programs gain invaluable communicative skills and a heightened awareness of cultural connections while enhancing their abilities to think about the world around them for successful careers in a variety of professions.

Our faculty members are always pleased to meet with students. If you have any questions or if you just want to chat, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We'll be there for you.

COVID-19 Update

As we work to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Languages and Literatures office will no longer be open on campus. We remain open virtually and will be responding to email. For general enquiries, please contact either Marjana Bilandzic at or the Chair, Dr. Jane Newland at

For current and future students, you can reach out to our Undergraduate Adviser, Dr. Nathalie Freidel at with any questions or concerns.

For the latest updates regarding COVID-19, visit Laurier's coronavirus information page.

We wish you all the very best in these coming weeks. Stay safe and look after yourselves. We look forward to seeing you all again when this situation is over.