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ENGL 342-001

ENGL 342-001

‘Old English Translation’
Old English provides an uncanny sensation: so different from present-day English that it must be studied as a foreign language, it is an ancestor whose patterns reveal themselves quickly to the learner. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of Old English grammar, syntax, and vocabulary; specialized poetic vocabulary and the basic rules of poetic composition; and unusual features that have been lost in the journey from Old to present-day English—like a set of pronouns that describes only pairs and couples.

Assistant Professor, tenure-track – African / Black Diaspora Studies

Assistant Professor, tenure-track – African / Black Diaspora Studies

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in African / Black Diaspora Studies at the level of assistant professor with anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.  Candidates should demonstrate an active engagement with the theories and methodologies currently informing the field of African […]

Twelve-Month Lecturer (non-tenure track)

Twelve-Month Lecturer (non-tenure track)

The Department of English Language & Literatures at University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a full-time position of Lecturer, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.