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! [...]

Congratulations to Bronwyn Malloy on winning a Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for 2017-2018. [...]

SARAH CROVER (PhD, UBC ENGL) has been awarded a Solmsen Fellowship at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. [...]

MA student KATRINA SELLINGER has co-guest-edited Issue 3.34 of The Capilano Review. This issue, 'Work of Words' features works by ENGL professor PHANUEL ANTWI and ENGL major JOY GYAMFI. Take a peek!

Endnotes 2018 will take place May 4-5, 2018. This year’s theme, “Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities,” incites interdisciplinary conversation on the outcomes and aftershocks of moments of transformation. See conference details.