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The Department of English and the Social Justice Institute (GRSJ) Visiting Speaker Series present “Pleasure for Pleasure’s Sake? On Pierre Joseph Proudhon’s ‘Pornocracy’ Today,” with Dr. Karyn Ball, (University of Alberta) on
Friday, 20 October, 3pm – 4:30pm in BuTo 1099 […]
The English Students’ Association is planning to host a Meet the Profs event on Wednesday, Oct 11th from 5-6pm in BuTo599. This event is open to all English students and professors. Snacks and beverages will be provided. When: Wednesday, October 11, 5:00 PM Where: Buchanan Tower, Room 599 see http://www.ubcenglish.com/they-came-from-buchanan-tower-student-professor-mingle/ RSVP at our Facebook event! We […]
Anne Simpson, Writer in Residence at Green College presents Disrupting Power: Women’s Fiction on Thursday, October 12, 5-6:30 pm. Speakers include Carleigh Baker, fiction writer; Lydia Kwa, fiction writer; Laura Moss, English, UBC; Nasreen Pejvack, fiction writer.
Selena Couture and Alexander Dick, editors Cambridge University Press 2017 Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s last play, an adaptation of August von Kotzebue’s Die Spanier in Peru first performed in 1799, was one of the most popular of the entire century. Set during the Spanish Conquest of Peru, Pizarro dramatizes English fears of invasion by Revolutionary France, but it is also […]
Laurel J. Brinton, editor Cambridge University Press 2017 Written by an international team of leading scholars, this engaging textbook on the study of English historical linguistics is uniquely organized in terms of theoretical approaches and perspectives. Each chapter features textboxes, case studies, suggestions for further reading and exercises, enabling students to understand the strengths […]
Richard Cavell ACC Publishing 2017 The Friedman House is a modernist icon, designed by Frederic Lasserre, founder of the UBC School of Architecture, and landscaped by Cornelia Oberlander. Faced with demolition, it was saved by purchasers who understood its architectural value and historical significance. This book reflects on the possibility of its destruction, remarking on […]
PhD student Benjamin Hertwig’s first book of poems, Slow War, is a finalist for a Governor General’s Literary Award!