News & Events

July 4, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li and Dr. Theresa Rogers for being awarded the 2017-2018 HSS Seed Grants!

June 23, 2017
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!

June 23, 2017
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!

June 20, 2017
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.

June 14, 2017
Please join us in congratulating Espen Stranger-Johannessen who has received the 2016W LLED Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Service in the Department.

June 7, 2017
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!

June 5, 2017
Come celebrate Carl Leggo's latest poetry book, "Hearing Echoes" with us on Thursday! Light refreshments will be served.

June 5, 2017
Bonnie Sutherland is the 2017 recipient of the Alumni Teacher Award which recognizes outstanding achievement by alumni who are making exceptional impacts in the lives of their students and learning communities. She was featured in the North Delta Reporter over the weekend. Congratulations Bonnie on this outstanding achievement!

June 1, 2017
We are pleased to announce that two LLED esteemed colleagues were presented with awards at the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) Celebration of Creative Scholar Works on Tuesday May 30th, 2017!

May 29, 2017
Educators have a tremendous responsibility not only to create safe spaces and welcoming classrooms for their increasingly diverse student population, but also to recognize and resist all forms of oppression directed towards racialized vulnerable students.