Department of Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy in U.P. Diliman was established in August 28, 1922. Its first name was Department of Philippine Linguistics. It was renamed Department of Oriental Languages in 1924, Department of Oriental Languages and Linguistics in 1963, Department of Linguistics and Asian Languages in 1973, and finally Department of Linguistics in 1983. The primary aim of the department since its founding has been the scientific study, preservation and promotion of the Philippine languages through teaching, field research and publication.
(As of 1st Semester, AY 2013-2014)
Prof. Viveca V. Hernandez, Ph.D.
Japanese & Spanish Languages, Ilokano Morphology and Syntax, Theoretical and Structural Linguistics, Lexicography
Prof. Ricardo Ma. Nolasco, Ph.D.
Bikol Syntax, Sorsoganon Language, Southern Philippine Languages Morphosyntax, Theoretical and Structural Linguistics, Sociolinguistics
Prof. Mary Ann G. Bacolod, Ph.D.
Japanese Language, Japanese Linguistics, Hiligaynon Language, Hiligaynon Morphology and Syntax, Translation, Sociolinguistics
Prof. Jesus Federico C. Hernandez
Bikol Languages, Bikol Dialectology, Historical Linguistics, Austronesian Linguistics, Structural Linguistics
Prof. Aldrin P. Lee, Ph.D. (Chairperson)
Cuyonon Grammar, Chomskyan Theories, Lexicography, Structural Linguistics, Ethnolinguistics, Field Research
Prof. Farah C. Cunanan
Japanese and Chinese Linguistics, Japanese and Chinese Languages, Communication Research, Sociolinguistics, Translation
Mark Rae C. De Chavez
Korean Language, Linguistic Typology, Morphosyntax
Ma. Kristina S. Gallego
Batanic Languages, Sociolinguistics, Typology, Japanese Language and Linguistics
Jay-Ar M. Igno
Korean Language and Linguistics, Translation, Tagalog and Aeta Languages, Ethnolinguistics
Jem R. Javier
Structural Linguistics, Romblomanon Studies, Bahasa Indonesia
Louward Allen M. Zubiri
Structural Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Linguistic Typology
Prof. Emilita L. Cruz
Linguistics and Bahasa Indonesia / Malaysia
Prof. Jonathan C. Malicsi, Ph.D.
Anthropology and Sociology, English Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Structural Linguistics, Translation, Syntax and Semantics
Prof. Irma U. Peneyra, Ph.D.
Roelia V. Alvarez Japanese Language Kyung Min Bae Korean Language Sidney Christopher Bata Chinese Language Athena Cabazor Japanese Language Laarni Cepe Linguistics Cristopher Vincent Dofitas Linguistics and Japanese Language Junilo Espiritu Japanese Language Jonalene L. Victorio Japanese Language Eliseo Merin Chinese Language Florinda Amparo Palma Gil Japanese Language Elsie Marie T. Or Chinese Language Ria P. Rafael Linguistics and Japanese Language Michael Wilson I. Rosero Linguistics Mary Jacqueline Y. Song Chinese Language
Mohammad Aniran Persian Language Chang Won Um Korean Language
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