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Derek Gladwin, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English was recently awarded the Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research (PDF) Prize. In this interview, Gladwin talks about his research goals, his UBC experience, and what winning the Killam PDF Research Prize means to him.
To coincide with Canada’s 150th anniversary, a revised and updated edition of the A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles (DCHP-2) has just been released. This new edition, which took eleven years of work by a team UBC linguists of English has been receiving a lot of media attention including sources such as the New Yorker and CBC’s The National. Congratulations to Stefan Dollinger and Margery Fee, DCHP-2’s co-editors![…]
Come hear novelist Laurence Hill, the next Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor discuss his work with Professor Laura Moss. “What Business Has Fiction in Politics? Of Literature and Refugees, and How The Illegal Came to Life” 10 April, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Buchanan Tower 599 […]
The English Department will be holding a combined information session for the English Honours and English Major programs on Wednesday, March 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Buchanan Tower 599. Pizza will be served. […]
We are delighted to announce that our department newsletter, The Word (Winter 2017) is now out!
Our special thanks to editor/designer Dr. Lucia Lorenzi and to everyone who contributed stories and news this year! If we’ve missed anything we could feature in next year’s newsletter, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!