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ENGL 362-002

Victorian Period Literature Bo Earle Term 2 TTh, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM “Middlemarch – Roots and Branches” ‘George Eliot”, the pseudonym of Mary Anne Evans, wrote the preeminent Victorian novel, the greatest novel of the novel’s greatest era.  But Middlemarch is praised more than it is read, and is actually a remarkably unusual book […]

ENGL 331-001

The Structure of Modern English: Sentences and Their Uses Stefan Dollinger Term 1 TTh, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Join this key course for any English major! Do not opt out of it for fear, just give it a try! Often considered the “tough” stuff of English that everyone wishes they knew, but few actually do, let’s […]

Scholar Strike

Scholar Strike

 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. […]

Congratulations to Angela Kaija for winning a UBC President’s Staff Award!

Congratulations to Angela Kaija for winning a UBC President’s Staff Award!

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 […]

Our Honours Program

Our Honours Program

English Honours offers a small cohort, seminar-style classes, and more grounding in the discipline!

ENGL 372 -001

ENGL 372 -001

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.

Online Teaching Survey

Online Teaching Survey

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