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 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 […]

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for 3 appointments in Critical Race Studies / Studies of Empire and Colonialism/ Global English Literatures / Indigenous English Literatures. The cluster parameters are deliberately broad [...]

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. [...]

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!