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News and Announcements


Linguistics & TESOL Symposium 2014

The LLDSA is pleased to announce the 2014 Linguistics & TESOL Symposium at SJSU, and opens a call for abstracts.  It will be on Sep 26, 2014.  Click here for more info


Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to all our Spring 2014 graduates. Special thanks to the LLDSA for organizing this year's LLD graduation ceremony and H&A Dean Lisa Vollendorf for addressing our graduates!


LLD Commencement 2014

Information has been posted regarding the department's spring graduation ceremony.  Visit the event's page for details:


LLD Secures a Grant for $1.1 million!

Congratulations to the Department of Linguistics & Language Development for securing a grant from the U.S. State Department for 1.1 million dollars to establish a partnership program in Applied Linguistics with the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. This is a great honor for the department and a testament to the hard work of the department chair, Dr. Swathi Vanniarajan.


LLD Students Produce Outstanding MA Theses!

The following students in our graduate programs were the winners of the Outstanding Thesis Competition within the College of Humanities and Arts: