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Mary Chapman McGill Queen’s University Press 2016 When her 1912 story collection, Mrs. Spring Fragrance, was rescued from obscurity in the 1990s, scholars were quick to celebrate Sui Sin Far as a pioneering chronicler of Asian American Chinatowns. Newly discovered works, however, reveal that Edith Eaton (1865-1914) published on a wide variety of subjects […]
Congratulations to Professor Daniel Heath Justice, whose Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature, co-edited with James H. Cox, won the 2nd Annual Modern Language Association (MLA) prize for Studies in Native American Literature, Culture and Language.
The English Department has launched a new series this year, a Brown-bag Series: Careers for English Graduates. Each month, throughout the academic year, we bring in alumni of UBC English to talk about the work they’re doing now, how they came to do it, and what steps they took as they moved from being a student to working in their chosen field. […]
Richard Cavell Amsterdam University Press 2016 While current scholarly interest has assured Marshall McLuhan’s (1911-80) foundational status as a media theorist, much room still exists for further exploration of his writings, which have taken on additional layers of significance in our contemporary digital moment. Holding that media were extensions of the human, McLuhan also posited […]
Christine Kim and Christopher Lee, Guest Editors 2016 Extending Canadian Literature’s commitment to Asian Canadian studies, this special issue interrogates how national epistemes have become sedimented in the field itself, often in barely discernible ways. It is this self-reflexivity that we hope distinguishes Asian Canadian critique from the many cultural, activist, political, and institutional projects […]
UBC RESEARCHERS: Mandy Catron, Mary Chapman, Gillian Jerome, Laura Moss, Judith Scholes CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts) is an inclusive national literary organization for people who share feminist values and see the importance of gender equity in Canadian literary culture. CWILA strives to promote and foster equity and equality of representation in the Canadian […]
Laura Moss, Editor 2016 Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review Canadian Literature is an academic quarterly that publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles in French or English related to the field of Canadian literature, broadly defined. The journal’s deep commitment to Canadian writing does not stop there. We also publish book reviews of critical and creative works, poems, short notes, […]
UBC English Researchers: Dina Al-Kassim, Barbara Dancygier, Dennis Danielson, Jessica de Villiers, Alexander Dick, Bo Earle, Margery Fee, Deanna Kreisel, Vin Nardizzi, Judy Segal, Mark Vessey The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC provides funding opportunities and an intellectual environment where scholars are free to pursue the collaborative exchange of ideas beyond disciplinary […]