Congratulations to Department of English professor Robert Rouse on being awarded a 2015-2016 UBC Killam Teaching Prize for the Faculty of Arts (Vancouver). The Killam Teaching Prizes are awarded annually to faculty members in recognition of excellence in teaching. [...]
The official English Undergraduate journal, The Garden Statuary, operated and peer-reviewed (largely by our Honours students and English Majors) and publishing both creative and academic work, continues to thrive online and in annual print versions.
The UBC Library recently acquired two outstanding medieval manuscripts, a “student Bible”–a rare 13th-century bible–and a private devotional book called a Book of Hours which dates back to the 15th Century.
Mary Ann Saunders was interviewed on CBC Radio’s North by Northwest with Sheryl McKay recently. The conversation touched on the presentation Mary Ann will be giving, called “The (Transgender) Tempest: Shakespeare as Trans Archive” at the Moving Trans History Forward 2016 conference (University of Victoria). A podcast of the program will be posted on CBC […]
Congratulations to Mike Borkent (PhD 2015), whose application for a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship on “Multimodal Cognition and Canadian Comics and Graphic Novels in English,” tenable at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Professor Bart Beaty, was successful.