The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is a vibrant and diverse unit with over 30 full-time faculty members in the disciplines of Anishinaabemowin, Arabic, Chinese, German, Hebrew, Inuktitut,  Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Mohawk, Portuguese and Spanish.

The Department consists of 14 FTE faculty members with a breadth and diversity within the fields of Linguistics and Hispanic, Italian, German, and Spanish languages, literatures and cultures together with tackling international social concerns from a diverse cultural angle. Each faculty member continues to be engaged in research that addresses both national and international issues.

In addition, there are over 20 Continuing/Term Adjuncts, who teach  primarily language acquisition courses in all the languages the Department offers.