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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 […]
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 […]
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.email@example.com 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.
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