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The UBC Department of English Language and Literatures (EL&L) offers a wide range of courses on literary texts from diverse perspectives, genres, and time periods.  We spoke with instructors from the department to learn about the courses they’re teaching, why they’re excited to teach these courses, and what students can expect from the course work. […]


  The Department of English Language and Literatures is pleased to welcome four new faculty members to the University of British Columbia who specialize in historical literatures with a focus on Critical Race Studies and Studies of Empire and Colonialism.


This conference features presentations from English undergraduate students and faculty members. The Colloquium offers students the opportunity to showcase their work and discuss ideas with other students and faculty members in the department. [...]


Jianna Faner (BA Honours 2018) sat down with the current ESA President to chat about her experiences as a UBC English student and the impact these have had on her career development. Jianna highlights the benefits of her Arts education and shares advice valuable to students curious about where their English degree may take them, from the job market to law school.


Wrestling with questions of urban Indigeneity, an Assistant Professor of English asks, “What does it mean to be here?” [...]


Mabon Foo is a first-year Master’s of Arts in English student who completed his honours degree in English at UBC. [...]


Experience the fantastic literature of the late Middle Ages, learn about the connections forged by travel and translation in the Global South, or dive deep into Canadian environmental writing with one or two of these courses. [...]


Assistant Professor of English and 2020 Wall Scholar Y-Dang Troeung approaches the study of literature and culture through an unapologetically political lens. [...]