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On Edge Reading Series: Jeff Derksen and David Wong

7:00pm | Thu, Jan 29
SB 405, Emily Carr U of Art + Design
Granville Island

Readings by Jeff Derksen, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair, and David Wong, architect and urban ecologist.  Full bios at the link above.  All are welcome to attend.


Gothic Migrations - Call for Abstracts
Submission deadline Jan 31, 2015

The biennial conference of the International Gothic Association, co-hosted by the Department of English, will be held at Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver from 28 July - Aug 1, 2015.

We invite submissions of paper and panel proposals based on the theme of Gothic Migrations.  Graduate student submissions welcome.  For more information, please click here.


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Sarah Bull (Ph.D., English) wins prestigious Wellcome Trust Award

Dr. Sarah Bull, graduate of the Ph.D. program in English, has been awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship in the Medical Humanities, to undertake her new project, “Medical Publishers, Obscenity Law, and the Business of Sexual Knowledge in Victorian Britain."  Sarah will hold the fellowship in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge.  Congratulations, Sarah!



The deadline for applications to the Department of English Graduate Program has been extended from January 15th to FEBRUARY 1st. Any enquiries regarding this date change can be directed to the Graduate Assistant, Christa Gruninger.


New Joint Major: English and History

As of Spring 2015, students have the option of pursuing a joint major in English and History.

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