News & Events

September 8, 2017
"Dear white people, wake up: Canada is racist". Canadians have a deep investment in their country as a "colour-blind society." Actually, racism is everywhere, just hidden behind a polite veneer.

September 7, 2017
The faculty and staff of LLED are excited to welcome all new graduate students to our orientation and welcome event on Friday, September 8th at Ponderosa Oak House, Multipurpose Room 2012.

September 7, 2017
Tomoyo Otani (Okuda) will defend her Ph.D. thesis on Monday, September 18th, 9 am at the Graduate Centre. Please note that the door to the room will be closed promptly at 9 am and audience cannot enter the room thereafter.

September 6, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li on the publication of her new book (co-authored with Wen Ma): Educating Chinese–Heritage Students in the Global–Local Nexus: Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities. New York: Routledge.

September 5, 2017
We look forward to welcoming new and returning students on Tuesday September 5th!

September 5, 2017
Magdalena Vergara will present the proposal for her dissertation “Reading the South in the North: A mixed method approach for the study of Latin American literature through educational practices in Greater Vancouver” on Wednesday, September 6th.

August 29, 2017
Dr. Laura Scholes (Queensland University of Technology) will present findings from her Australian Research Council Discovery study, Challenging Masculinities Associated with Boys’ Failure in Reading.

August 28, 2017
Warm congratulations to Laurie Reynolds on her retirement! Please join us in honoring Laurie for her invaluable contributions and service to LLED at the department meeting in October. Thank you for all your hard work — LLED will miss you!

August 18, 2017
Dr. Annette Henry joins Kirk to discuss the ongoing "White supremacy" protest in Virginia and how President Trump's role plays in the unrest. Watch the video here: