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Online Teaching Survey

Online Teaching Survey

Care to share your thoughts and experiences about online English classes? Take the survey between now and July 24.

Welcoming Four New Faculty

Welcoming Four New Faculty

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.

Registering for 2020W?

Registering for 2020W?

Did you know that the course descriptions we’ve provided here are more detailed than the course descriptions in the UBC Calendar or listed on the SSC? Feel free to look through to find courses you’re interested in.

Visiting Speakers Series – A. Naomi Paik

October 21, 2020 Zoom lecture by A. Naomi Paik on 21 October 2020, which will begin at 3 PM Pacific / 5 PM Central Zoom meeting login details will be provided upon RSVP (we ask attendees to RSVP individually and avoid forwarding the meeting details to others)

ENGL 244-001

ENGL 244-001

“Reading Animality”

How do we define the human by excluding the animal? How do racial, sexual, and other forms of difference overlap with human-animal difference in contemporary literature and culture?

ENGL 223-002

ENGL 223-002

“‘I would Prefer Not To’: Work in US Literature”

One of COVID-19’s effects has been to complicate our relationship with work. In the US, unemployment rates have shot up, “essential” labour is being redefined and in many cases coerced, and labour activism is on the rise. This course will shed light on current struggles by looking to the US’s rich history of literature about work […]