Faculty and Staff


Francesco Perono Cacciafoco (Lecturer)

Telephone: 6514 8395
Email: fcacciafoco@ntu.edu.sg

Mailing Address
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-43
Singapore 637332


Research Interest 

  • Etymology
  • Diachronic Toponymy
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Historical Semantics
  • Onomastics
  • Indo-European Linguistics
  • Language Documentation
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Austronesian and Papuan Languages
  • Landscape Archaeology

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Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

  • HG2094 Word of Mouth: Transmission of Oral Culture
  • HG2095 Codes from the Past: A General Introduction to the History of Cryptography
  • HG2097 What's in a Name? - A General Introduction to Etymology
  • HG3021 Language Change (Historical Linguistics)
  • HG4049 Semantic Analysis (Historical Semantics) 
  • LX9001 Latin Language Level 1 

Graduate Courses

  • HG7029 Advanced Semantics 


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Latin Language Coordinator (at CML) 


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