Public Lecture by Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger
July 18, 2017 | 3:30 pm

Visiting scholar, Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger, hosts public lecture "Teaching and Researching the Continua of Biliteracy" on Monday, July 31 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at the Ponderosa Commons Multipurpose Room.
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Espen Stranger-Johannessen has accepted a position at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
July 12, 2017 | 9:40 am

Congratulations to Espen Stranger-Johannessen, who has accepted a position at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences in Hamar, Norway.
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Kizuna: Liminal Storytelling
July 11, 2017 | 12:07 pm

From Yoriko Gillard: Who decides what is important in our lives? What is important in our lives during times of hardship? Where do we feel most comfortable to be honest with ourselves? Why do we share our stories with others? Who do we trust in deep grief? We will share our stories of hardship and […]
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Sandra Filippelli Dissertation Proposal
| 8:30 am

Sandra Filippelli will present her dissertation proposal, titled: Circumambulating Poetic Text: Cultivating Compassionate Sacred Space in Writing An Intertextual A/r/tography Investigation on Wednesday, July 19. All are welcome to attend.
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Upcoming Doctoral Defense – Abby Wener Herlin
| 8:00 am

LLED PhD student Abby Wener Herlin will defend her doctoral dissertation on Tuesday, July 25. All are welcome to attend.
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HSS Seed Grant 2017-2018 Awardees
July 4, 2017 | 4:45 pm

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li and Dr. Theresa Rogers for being awarded the 2017-2018 HSS Seed Grants!
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Congratulations to LLED’s Public Scholars Initiative award recipients!
June 23, 2017 | 3:18 pm

Please join us in warmly congratulating Natalia Balyasnikova, Simangele Mabena, Harini Rajagopal, and Assadullah Sadiq who have been awarded the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) Award. Well done everyone, and thanks for making LLED a better Department!
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Yuya Takeda has successfully defended his MA thesis!
| 3:07 pm

LLED is proud to announce that Yuya Takeda has successfully defended his MA thesis, entitled “More than a tape-recorder: Negotiations of English Language Teacher Identities in the JET Program in Japan”, on June 22nd. Congratulations, Yuya!
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Ecopoetic Campus Walk
June 20, 2017 | 10:55 am

Meet at UBC Orchard Garden, 2613 West Mall at 1:00PM. Join us as we take an ecopoetic walk through UBC campus, and stop at six places to reflect, to ponder, to listen, to engage and to play.
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Congratulations to Espen Stranger-Johannessen, Grad Student Award for Outstanding Service recipient!
June 14, 2017 | 9:45 am

Please join us in congratulating Espen Stranger-Johannessen who has received the 2016W LLED Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Service in the Department.
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Congratulations to Candace Galla on her successful SSHRC Insight Grant application!
June 7, 2017 | 9:21 am

LLED congratulates Dr. Candace Galla for her success with her project, “Digital technology use for First Nations language education and revitalization in British Columbia“, in the 2017 SSHRC Insight Development Grants competition!
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Book Launch and Reading
June 5, 2017 | 12:26 pm

Come celebrate Carl Leggo's latest poetry book, "Hearing Echoes" with us on Thursday! Light refreshments will be served.
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