UBC will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of FRANKENSTEIN by holding a reading marathon of Shelley's novel on Halloween! All day, in Buchanan Tower 323! [...]

We honour the recently deceased researcher, policy analyst and UBC alumna Kate McInturff with words from Sneja Gunew. [...]

We have posted several faculty positions available in our department: tenure-track Assistant Professor in media studies, tenure-track Assistant Professor in contemporary and historical English linguistics, and one or more Sessional Lecturers. To learn more, click here.

Congratulations to Professor Linc Kesler on being one of the five recipients of UBC's inaugural President’s Medal of Excellence. [...]

UBC will host the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (June 1-7), the largest interdisciplinary conference in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. The annual event brings together over 70 academic associations that represent a rich spectrum of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The theme for Congress 2019 is “Circles […]

The Department of English is delighted to announce that Suzy Anger has won the Killam Teaching Prize for 2017-2018. [...]

Professor Mary Chapman is the inaugural co-winner of the Dr. Edgar Wickberg Book Prize for the Best Book on Chinese Canadian History for her book Becoming “Sui Sin Far”: Early Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton. [...]

Congratulations to Donato Mancini, recent PhD graduate has been shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize for his book of poetry Same Diff! [...]