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Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics


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How to find and contact us

Please note that members of the Linguistics staff are housed in various locations around the University. Our administration offices are based in the Raised Faculty Building on the Sidgwick Site (click here for directions). Members of staff may have their offices in the Raised Faculty Building, the English Faculty Building (9 West Road) or at their college. Please consult the staff profile page for details of room numbers, postal addresses etc.

All general enquiries and admissions enquiries specific to Linguistics can be met by the Linguistics Office:

Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Senior Secretary

Tel: 01223-335010
Office hours: Mondays and Thursdays 9am - 5pm, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am - 3pm.

For Graduate matters

Tel: 01223-335050
Office Hours: 9am - 1 pm Monday - Wednesday; 9am to 12pm Thursdays, Fridays closed.

Please note: office opening hours may be reduced during vacation periods. If you are making a special trip to visit the office, please contact the Senior or Graduate Secretary as appropriate to arrange a suitable time.

If you know exactly who you are looking for, you can consult the list of teaching staff or of postgraduate research students for contact details and research interests.

General admissions enquiries (and requests for prospectuses) can be dealt with by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages office or website.


The Linguistics Office is located in Room 220 in the Raised Faculty Building on the Sidgwick Site. The Phonetics Laboratory is situated in the Raised Faculty Building and the Psycholinguistics Laboratory is situated in the English Faculty Building. Consult the Faculty page How to Find Us for full directions.

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Latest News

Time: From Semantics to Metaphysics

15 May 2018

Professor Kasia Jaszczolt (TAL, MML) will give a talk 'Time: From Semantics to Metaphysics'on Wednesday 30 May 2018, 4.30-6pm in the Faculty of Philosophy Board Room at a meeting of the Serious Metaphysics Group: All welcome. Abstract Investigation into the reality of time can...

Rethinking Being Gricean: New Challenges for Metapragmatics

2 March 2018

A new research project funded by a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant is launched in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Rethinking Being Gricean: New Challenges for Metapragmatics is led by Professor Kasia Jaszczolt with Dr Roberto Sileo as Research Associate. The project runs until 31 July 2018. You can read more about...