• 3 New Faces in the Department

    New Faces in the Department

    Phanuel Antwi, Judith Paltin and Katja Thieme join the department

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  • English PhD Co-op

    English PhD Co-op

    Students in UBC's first PhD Co-op program excel on the job

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  • Duffy Roberts wins Fairclough Prize

    Fairclough Teaching Prize

    Duffy Roberts recognized for excellence in teaching

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  • Wall Scholar Award

    Wall Scholar Award for 2014-2015

    Vin Nardizzi selected as Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

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  • Chris Lee wins Book Award

    AAAS Book Award

    Chris Lee wins Book Award in Literary Criticism

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Congratulations ot the fall graduating class of 2014! The convocation ceremony for those being conffered with their English degrees will take place on November 27 at 9:30 a.m. There will be a post-ceremony tea reception for all Department of English graduates and their guests at 11:30 a.m. in BuTo 397. Click here for details on graduation.



The University of British Columbia is proud to be hosting a Dual Conference, comprising two international language and linguistics conferences: the 20th Biennial Dictionary Society of North America Meeting (DSNA-20) and the 9th Studies in the History of the English Language Conference (SHEL-9). We are anticipating fruitful synergies, while respecting the traditions of each conference. This combined conference will be hosted by the Department of English & Canadian English Laboratory and will be held on 5 to 7 June 2015 at UBC's Vancouver campus.

See Events Calendar for a complete listing of our events.



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