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In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, students in Professor Mary Chapman’s ENGL 490 hosted a Feminist Parade. Students and faculty participated in the march with some donning costumes of prominent feminist figures like “Emma Gonzalez,” “Mabel Pinghua Lee,” “Ruth Bader Ginsburg” among others. The march was accompanied by the Thunderbirds Marching Band. […]

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor Without Review, for a period of 2 years, in nineteenth-century studies. Ability to teach Romantic and/or eighteenth-century literature will be an asset. [...]

The End of the LPI
2019-March-06
The Department of English Language and Literatures is happy to announce that UBC Senate has just approved our request to eliminate the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) Requirement. Starting in 2019S, there will no longer be any pre-requisite to 100-level English courses. Registration for all summer courses begins March 4.

Sandra Norris, Advisor and Administrator of the First-Year English Program, has been awarded the Faculty of Arts Dean's Award for Staff Excellence. [...]

The UBC English Students' Association invites submissions from all UBC English graduate and undergraduate students for their fifth annual conference, The Colloquium. [...]

Fall Graduation: English
2018-December-03
Congratulations to all English grads! Our Majors, Honours, Masters and PhD students crossed the stage to receive their English degrees at the graduation ceremony on 29 November at 9:30 a.m.

2018 Fairclough Prize
2018-October-30
The Department of English Language & Literatures is delighted to announce Tara Fleming as the 2017 - 2018 Fairclough prize winner. [...]

Congratulations to Professor Daniel Justice on being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. This honour recognizes Justice's leadership in and significant contributions to the field of contemporary Indigenous Studies. [...]