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“Speaking Truth to Power on Stage, Page, and Screen: Resistance and Testimony in Contemporary Life Narrative”
We will study contemporary life narratives that challenge hegemonic norms in the stories they tell or the way they choose to tell them.In this course, we will analyze how counter-narratives use personal testimony to challenge whose stories are heard (and believed), and whose lives matter…
“Which Was Better, the Book or the Film?”
Our objective in this course will be to reframe the ways in which we might consider and discuss the many and varied relationships between various genres of literature and film.
Senior Honours Seminar Sandra Tomc Term 1 Th, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM “Folk Horror” One of the mainstays of gothic and horror fiction, as these emerged in Europe and Britain in the late eighteenth century was a preoccupation with regressive temporality: gothic and horror fiction fixated on a past that supposedly refused to die. Whether represented […]
The killing of George Floyd is only the latest instance in a long and painful history of Black deaths in police custody, and the resulting global protests have fixed our attention on the continuing violence of the carceral state against Black bodies. […]
Congratulations to our graduating class of 2020! Virtual Graduation was held at UBC, June 17 to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2020. Congratulations to our English grads!