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This conference features presentations from English undergraduate students and faculty members. The Colloquium offers students the opportunity to showcase their work and discuss ideas with other students and faculty members in the department. [...]

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.

Wrestling with questions of urban Indigeneity, an Assistant Professor of English asks, “What does it mean to be here?” [...]

Mabon Foo is a first-year Master’s of Arts in English student who completed his honours degree in English at UBC. [...]

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 […]