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UBC English Honours Thesis Workshop
Students in the English Honours Program, particularly those taking ENGL 499 in 2019 Winter Session are invited to attend this session. Find out about best practices, and come with questions. Faculty thesis supervisors and Honours alumni will be present and there will be lots of time for discussion/Q&A

UBC Climate Strike - September 27
The Department of English Language & Literatures will have a sign-making party for the Climate Strike rally here at UBC (and later at Vancouver City Hall). Friday Sept 27th, 9-10:30am in BUTO 323, All are invited. [Read more...]

Welcome (back) Pizza Party!
Welcome Back Pizza Party! Current and prospective majors, minors, and honours students welcome! Featuring GO Global, English Students Association, and more.

Dr. Nathan Hensley (Georgetown University) “J.M.W. Turner’s Burning World”   Dr. Nathan Hensley (Georgetown University) is the first visitor in our Department’s speaker series this year. He will join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The talk will begin at 3:00 pm in Buchanan Tower 323. His areas of specialization include Victorian literature, art theory […]

A 4th year Arts student Aaron Obedkoff interviews one of his favourite UBC professors. “Dr. Richard Cavell is who we talk about when we talk about professors. He dresses sharply, speaks quickly, and laughs often. Both inside and outside of the classroom he’s affable and thoughtful….“

Beyond the Bard
How can an obscure play written in the late 1500s make a meaningful contribution to the cultural and artistic dialogue of present-day Vancouver? A recent partnership between Bard on the Beach and researchers from UBC’s Faculty of Arts holds the answer.

Congress 2019 | UBC
Are you ready for Congress 2019? Between June 1 – 7 UBC will host the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Science, the largest academic conference in Canada. Visit Congress 2019 to learn about the events and opportunities.

As Canada's biggest annual interdisciplinary gathering Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences — hosted at UBC from June 1-7 — is just around the corner, we catch up with Academic Convenor Laura Moss.