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Experience the fantastic literature of the late Middle Ages, learn about the connections forged by travel and translation in the Global South, or dive deep into Canadian environmental writing with one or two of these courses. [...]

Assistant Professor of English and 2020 Wall Scholar Y-Dang Troeung approaches the study of literature and culture through an unapologetically political lens. [...]

 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 […]

We are thrilled to be welcoming four new faculty to the Department of English Language and Literatures: Sarika Bose, Ayasha Guerin, Christine Kim and Derek Woods.

We are delighted to announce that Gisèle Baxter is year's recipient of the Ian Fairclough Teaching Prize. [...]

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 Dr. Ira Nadel on receiving the Dean of Arts Award for 2019-2020. [...]