Herbert J. Rosengarten

Professor Emeritus

About

Herbert Rosengarten is a professor emeritus and former Head of the English Department at UBC.  He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Brasenose College (Oxford), and Pembroke College (Cambridge).  He joined the UBC English Department in 1965 as an Instructor II, and taught there until 1997, when he joined Dr. Martha Piper as executive director of the President’s Office. He held this position again in 2015-17, first under Dr. Piper and then under Dr. Santa Ono.  Since 2010 he has coordinated external Faculty reviews for the Provost and Vice-President Academic.

Rosengarten’s record of service includes five years on the executive of the Faculty Association, including periods as Secretary and President (1987).  He sat for a number of years as a member of the UBC Vancouver Senate and chaired several senate committees, including the Library Committee.  From 1977 to 1984 he occupied the position of Associate Editor of the journal Canadian Literature.  Since 2011 he has chaired the Legacy Project, which is striving to create an informal history of UBC through videotaped interviews and other memorabilia.  He is a member of the executive of the Vancouver Institute and serves as chair of its program committee. Rosengarten was a member-at-large on the executive of the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti, and currently chairs the President’s Advisory Committee on Campus Enhancement.  In 2016 he received the Honorary Alumnus Award from the UBC Alumni Association. He sits on the Board of Directors of St. Mark’s and Corpus Christi Colleges.

As a researcher, Herbert Rosengarten was a member of the editorial team that produced the Clarendon Edition of the novels of the Brontës (Oxford University Press); he was also a contributor to The Oxford Companion to the Brontës (2003), and co-compiler of the entry on the Brontës in The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1999)He was a co-author, with Eric Damer, of UBC: The First 100 Years (2009).  He co-edited collections of short stories (with W. H. New), non-fictional prose (with Jane Flick), and poetry (with Amanda Goldrick-Jones). Recent publications include essays in A Companion to the Brontës (Wiley Blackwell, 2016) and Time, Space, and Place in Charlotte Brontë (Routledge, 2017).  In 2018 Rosengarten joined a team of scholars working on a new edition of the Brontë novels for Cambridge University Press.


Herbert J. Rosengarten

Professor Emeritus

Herbert Rosengarten is a professor emeritus and former Head of the English Department at UBC.  He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Brasenose College (Oxford), and Pembroke College (Cambridge).  He joined the UBC English Department in 1965 as an Instructor II, and taught there until 1997, when he joined Dr. Martha Piper as executive director of the President’s Office. He held this position again in 2015-17, first under Dr. Piper and then under Dr. Santa Ono.  Since 2010 he has coordinated external Faculty reviews for the Provost and Vice-President Academic.

Rosengarten’s record of service includes five years on the executive of the Faculty Association, including periods as Secretary and President (1987).  He sat for a number of years as a member of the UBC Vancouver Senate and chaired several senate committees, including the Library Committee.  From 1977 to 1984 he occupied the position of Associate Editor of the journal Canadian Literature.  Since 2011 he has chaired the Legacy Project, which is striving to create an informal history of UBC through videotaped interviews and other memorabilia.  He is a member of the executive of the Vancouver Institute and serves as chair of its program committee. Rosengarten was a member-at-large on the executive of the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti, and currently chairs the President’s Advisory Committee on Campus Enhancement.  In 2016 he received the Honorary Alumnus Award from the UBC Alumni Association. He sits on the Board of Directors of St. Mark’s and Corpus Christi Colleges.

As a researcher, Herbert Rosengarten was a member of the editorial team that produced the Clarendon Edition of the novels of the Brontës (Oxford University Press); he was also a contributor to The Oxford Companion to the Brontës (2003), and co-compiler of the entry on the Brontës in The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1999)He was a co-author, with Eric Damer, of UBC: The First 100 Years (2009).  He co-edited collections of short stories (with W. H. New), non-fictional prose (with Jane Flick), and poetry (with Amanda Goldrick-Jones). Recent publications include essays in A Companion to the Brontës (Wiley Blackwell, 2016) and Time, Space, and Place in Charlotte Brontë (Routledge, 2017).  In 2018 Rosengarten joined a team of scholars working on a new edition of the Brontë novels for Cambridge University Press.

Herbert J. Rosengarten

Professor Emeritus

Herbert Rosengarten is a professor emeritus and former Head of the English Department at UBC.  He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Brasenose College (Oxford), and Pembroke College (Cambridge).  He joined the UBC English Department in 1965 as an Instructor II, and taught there until 1997, when he joined Dr. Martha Piper as executive director of the President’s Office. He held this position again in 2015-17, first under Dr. Piper and then under Dr. Santa Ono.  Since 2010 he has coordinated external Faculty reviews for the Provost and Vice-President Academic.

Rosengarten’s record of service includes five years on the executive of the Faculty Association, including periods as Secretary and President (1987).  He sat for a number of years as a member of the UBC Vancouver Senate and chaired several senate committees, including the Library Committee.  From 1977 to 1984 he occupied the position of Associate Editor of the journal Canadian Literature.  Since 2011 he has chaired the Legacy Project, which is striving to create an informal history of UBC through videotaped interviews and other memorabilia.  He is a member of the executive of the Vancouver Institute and serves as chair of its program committee. Rosengarten was a member-at-large on the executive of the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti, and currently chairs the President’s Advisory Committee on Campus Enhancement.  In 2016 he received the Honorary Alumnus Award from the UBC Alumni Association. He sits on the Board of Directors of St. Mark’s and Corpus Christi Colleges.

As a researcher, Herbert Rosengarten was a member of the editorial team that produced the Clarendon Edition of the novels of the Brontës (Oxford University Press); he was also a contributor to The Oxford Companion to the Brontës (2003), and co-compiler of the entry on the Brontës in The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1999)He was a co-author, with Eric Damer, of UBC: The First 100 Years (2009).  He co-edited collections of short stories (with W. H. New), non-fictional prose (with Jane Flick), and poetry (with Amanda Goldrick-Jones). Recent publications include essays in A Companion to the Brontës (Wiley Blackwell, 2016) and Time, Space, and Place in Charlotte Brontë (Routledge, 2017).  In 2018 Rosengarten joined a team of scholars working on a new edition of the Brontë novels for Cambridge University Press.