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  • USE YOUR ENGLISH DEGREE TO JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER

    When: 27th Feb 2018 3:00:pm
    Where:
    Buchanan Tower 599

    Online Portfolio Workshop with Letitia Henville, Research Grants Facilitator, UBC Faculty of Medicine Letitia Henville, Research Grants Facilitator in the Faculty of Medicine, and a graduate of the English  Honours Program will be giving a workshop on using student e-porfolios to transition from degree to employment. Join us on Tuesday, February 27, 3 -4 pm in Buchanan Tower 599. Please set up your portfolio before the workshop.  See blogs.ubc.ca/artsportfolios Brought to you by The Department of English, The English Students Association and the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

  • Visiting Speaker: Jonathan Culpeper

    When: 9th Mar 2018 3:30:pm
    Where:
    Buchanan Tower 599

    The Department of English Language & Literatures presents “Shakespeare’s Language: New Perspectives via Corpus-based Approaches” by Jonathan Culpeper, Lancaster University Friday, 9 March 2018 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Buchanan Tower 599   Everyone welcome!  

  • 2018 Garnett Sedgewick Lecture

    When: 16th Mar 2018 3:00:pm
    Where:

    Mark your calendars!  The 2018 Garnett Sedgewick Lecture will be given by Daniel Katz (Professor, University of Warwick) on 16 March 2018. Time and venue details to be announced. Daniel Katz is currently Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He has written monographs on Samuel Beckett and Jack Spicer, and works mostly on modernism, postmodernism and contemporary writing, especially poetry. This is presented by the Department of English Visiting Speakers Series.

  • 2018 Dorothy Black Lecture

    When: 27th Mar 2018 3:00:pm
    Where:

    Mark your calendars!  The 2018 Dorothy Black Lecture will be given by Andrew C. Parker on 27 March 2018. Time and venue details to be announced. Andrew Parker is Professor of French and Comparative Literature and Rutgers University. Before coming to Rutgers in 2012, he was a professor of English for thirty years at Amherst College, where he helped to found the Film and Media Studies Program. Recent publications include a monograph The Theorist's Mother (Duke University Press, 2012), and a co-edited collection After Sex? On Writing since Queer Theory (Duke University Press, 2011). This is presented by the Department of English Visiting Speakers Series.