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In keeping with our statement of solidarity against anti-black violence, the Department of English Language and Literatures expresses its full support of the goals of the Scholar Strike taking place on 9 & 10 September, 2020. […]
Angela Kaija has won a 2020 President’s Staff Award for “Enhancing the UBC Experience”! Kaija, the Manager of the Department of English Language and Literatures, has enjoyed a 20-year career at UBC. She says the most rewarding part of her career has been the chance to connect with others. “It’s the opportunity to meet so […]
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Update about Courses for 2020 Winter Session Term One Listed below are short descriptions of our 2020 Summer Session courses. View the full course schedule here. See: Course Descriptions Archive Registration Tips & Tricks
These recorded webinars for English students will give students helpful tools when starting to plan their work-future. (Original webinars April 2020). Resume-writing: showing what you know! Job-searches: networking & social media Contact: Juliana DeSouza, Arts Careers Juliana.firstname.lastname@example.org Careers Jump-Start I – Identifying your skills as an English major and writing effective resumes(https://learning.video.ubc.ca/media/WebinarA+Careers+Jump-Start+I+%28Identifying+Your+Skills+as+an+English+Major+and+Writing+Effective+Resumes%29/0_4pqcrdlu) Webinar I: 90 […]
English Honours offers a small cohort, seminar-style classes, and more grounding in the discipline!
Writing the Remedy: Illness and Healing in Contemporary Canadian Fiction
The course will also provide an introduction to theories of ‘biopolitics’: a set of ideas that describe how modern state power controls people at the level of their biological existence. Critical accounts of biopolitics will orient our approach to theorizing biomedical citizenship, the immunological body and the entanglements of sex, race and kinship.
3 Assistant/Associate Professors (tenure-track/tenured): Cluster hire in English Literatures 1550-1900: Critical Race Studies / Studies of Empire and Colonialism / Global English Literatures / Indigenous English Literatures
The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for 3 appointments in Critical Race Studies / Studies of Empire and Colonialism/ Global English Literatures / Indigenous English Literatures. The cluster parameters are deliberately broad […]
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We are thrilled to be welcoming four new faculty to the Department of English Language and Literatures: Sarika Bose, Ayasha Guerin, Christine Kim and Derek Woods.