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The UBC Department of English Language and Literatures (EL&L) offers a wide range of courses on literary texts from diverse perspectives, genres, and time periods. We spoke with instructors from the department to learn about the courses they’re teaching, why they’re excited to teach these courses, and what students can expect from the course work. […]
Are you considering majoring or minoring in English Literature or Language? Have you heard about our combined program in Language & Literature or our honours programs? Are you excited about the prospect of engaging in intense conversations about current events, social justice, the history of literary cultures or language, rhetoric, and media? Do you want to hone your critical thinking, writing, and communication skills to prepare for a career in business, education, or the arts? […]
Jianna Faner (BA Honours 2018) sat down with the current ESA President to chat about her experiences as a UBC English student and the impact these have had on her career development. Jianna highlights the benefits of her Arts education and shares advice valuable to students curious about where their English degree may take them, from the job market to law school.
This Careers Event is happening in collaboration English Students’ Association (ESA). The event features recent UBC English grads who are working in a variety of professional sectors from communications and publishing to tech and human resources. Alumni will talk about their experiences in transitioning from the university environment to the workforce, and will share valuable tips about what they learned along the way.
Eva-Marie Kröller University of Toronto Press 2021 Writing the Empire is a collective biography of the McIlwraiths, a family of politicians, entrepreneurs, businesspeople, scientists, and scholars. Known for their contributions to literature, politics, and anthropology, the McIlwraiths originated in Ayrshire, Scotland and spread across the British Empire, specifically North America and Australia, from the mid-nineteenth […]