News & Events

Learn the latest news and upcoming events related to our department.

October 22, 2015
Please join us for a reading by Khyaih Angel, an Australian YA writer who is experimenting with the multimodal novel form. Khyiah Angel was a 2010 recipient of the Australian Society of Authors Mentorship Award for her first novel Fake Profile, the story of how a single posting on a social media website can go […]
October 20, 2015
LLED PhD student Laura Ann Cranmer will defend her doctoral dissertation on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. All are welcome to attend. Title: Reclaiming Kwak’wala Through Co-Constructing Gwanti’lakw’s Vision When: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | 12:30 p.m. Where: Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road, room 200 Supervisor: Dr. Carl Leggo Doctoral defences are public. Examinations normally take 2–3 hours […]
October 19, 2015
LLED PhD student Ryan Deschambault will defend his doctoral dissertation on Friday, October 30. All are welcome to attend. Title: Economizing Education: Fee-Paying ESL Students in a Public High School When: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12:30 pm Where: Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road, room 200 Supervisor: Dr. Steven Talmy Committee Members: Dr. Patsy Duff (LLED), Dr. Margaret […]
September 24, 2015
On the subject of technology and Literacy, LLED’s Dr. Marianne McTavish was featured in an article in the Vancouver Sun on September 23, 2015. Read the full article here:
September 16, 2015
Early Bird pricing available until September 30th
August 21, 2015
Congratulations Ryuko!
August 21, 2015
LLED PhD student Yanning Dong will defend her doctoral dissertation on Friday, September 18, 2015. All are welcome to attend. Title: Critical Thinking in Second Language Writing: Concept, Theory, and Pedagogy When: Friday, September 18, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. Where: Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road, room 200 Supervisor: Dr. Ling Shi Doctoral defences are public. Examinations normally take […]
August 17, 2015
Major areas of focus within LLED
July 30, 2015
Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision Reimagining time, place and knowledge Join the Department of Language and Literacy Education in welcoming Associate Professor Catherine Manathunga of the College of Education, Victoria University as she gives a research talk on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, from 1o:00 to 11:30 am in Neville Scarfe, Room 310. Decades of postcolonial, Indigenous and […]
July 28, 2015
Please join the Department of Language and Literacy Education in welcoming guest lecturers Dr. Claudia Mitchell from McGill University and UBC Noted Summer Scholar, and Dr. Ann Smith, also from McGill University and the Managing Editor of Girlhood Studies journal. Their talk on Digital Literacies and the Public Voice of Girls in Social Activism will take […]
July 3, 2015
Award winning author C. C. Humphreys returns to UBC to give a lecture on how he adapted his novel, Shakespeare’s Rebel, into a play now on stage at the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. Join the students in LLED 368: Multiliteracies in English Language Arts Classrooms on Monday, July 13th from 2 pm until 4 […]
June 24, 2015
Join us in the DLC for a special invited lecture.
June 23, 2015
Congratulations to award winning LLED authors: George Belliveau for the 2015 CSSE ARTS Publication Award for best paper published in 2014: Belliveau, G. (2014). Possibilities and perspectives in performed research. Journal of Artistic Creative Education, 8(1): 124-150. Anthony Paré for the 2014 Award for Best Research Article on Rhetoric, Writing Studies or Discourse from […]
June 4, 2015
LLED PhD student Joseph Cecil Stouffer will defend his doctoral dissertation on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. All are welcome to attend. Title: The Classroom Impact of Reading Recovery Training: Examining Resitutated Reading Recovery-Based Teacher Learning When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Where: Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road, room 200 Supervisor: Dr. Victoria Purcell-Gates Doctoral defences are public. […]
June 4, 2015
Please mark your calendar for July 9, 11:00 am-12:30 pm for a talk in DLC given by Dr. Icy lee, a Professor in the Department Curriculum and Instruction of the Faculty of Education at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her main research interests are in second language writing and second language teacher education. Her […]
June 3, 2015
Dr. Mitchell will be joining us to teach a Special Topics course, LLED 565E - "Visual Methodologies for Social Change"
May 27, 2015
Faculty of Education Dean's Staff Excellence Award
May 14, 2015
Spring Graduation - Thursday, May 21, 2015
May 8, 2015
Dr. Cervatiuc joins us on July 1, 2015.
April 27, 2015
All welcome! Feel free to bring your lunch.
March 16, 2015
Rits Brown Bag Seminar Series is hosting two talks today: Monday, March 16th, 2015 12:30-1:30 PM Rits Lab – Ritsumeikan Building, 6460 Agronomy Rd. Charting theoretical possibilities for language socialization research with exiles and their descendants Presenter: Ava Becker (PhD Student, LLED) This paper proposes that practices of remembering and forgetting are integral to studies […]
March 9, 2015
Join LLED Affiliate Professor John Willinsky in the DLC
March 3, 2015
This week’s apprenticeship seminar is a workshop that will be hosted by LLED Graduate students, Joel Heng Hartse and Ismaeil Fazel.   Workshop title: Opportunities to publish for emerging scholars: Legitimate, predatory, and otherwise Location: Digital Literacy Centre (room 103), Ponderosa Annex F Date & Time: Thursday, March 5, 12-1:30pm   For information on other […]
February 13, 2015
The Office of Graduate Programs and Research recently announced the award winners in the 2014 Faculty of Education Graduate Student Endowed Awards Competition. LLED heartily congratulates the following graduate students. Lomcira Harold Covell Memorial Scholarship Nasrin Kowkabi Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship Sara Davidson Evan Taylor Dean of Education Scholarship Ron Darvin
February 13, 2015
Deadline for registration is February 25, 2015.

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