News & Events

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

May 25, 2018
May 30, 2018
Public presentation by Dr. Mark Coté
May 25, 2018
May 24, 2018
Congratulations to all LLED’s Spring 2018 graduates!
May 25, 2018
Interested in how language works and what it does? Living Language: Science and Society is a new three-credit course launching at UBC this September.
May 23, 2018
PhD graduate Anar Rajabali is the 2018 recipient of the ARTS (Arts Researchers and Teachers) PhD Graduate Award at CSSE
May 22, 2018
June 4, 2018
Rahela Nayebzadah will have her dissertation defence at 4:00 PM on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
May 18, 2018
Claire Ahn successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled “The Iconic Polar Bear: Visual Rhetoric in Environmental Documentaries”.
May 17, 2018
Dr Bonny Norton was awarded the 2018 Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education (CCGSE) Mentorship Award. Congratulations, Bonny!
May 16, 2018
For any students still thinking about summer courses, please consider these featured courses we’re offering in July
May 7, 2018
May 24, 2018
Please join us for a LLED Graduation Reception on May 24, 2018 from 12:00PM - 2:00PM in the Ponderosa Commons Multipurpose Room.
May 4, 2018
David is the 2018 recipient of the UBC Faculty of Education Alumni Teacher Award. Congratulations!
May 3, 2018
Dr. Annette Henry received the 2018 Equity Award from the Canadian Association of University Teachers. Congratulations, Annette!
April 30, 2018
The 2nd episode of Multi-podality has just been released. Listen in and learn about the beekeeping experience that takes place at Southland Heritage Farm.
April 30, 2018
May 17, 2018
Claire Ahn will have her dissertation defence at 9:00 AM on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Room 203 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
April 26, 2018
We are very excited to announce that Dr. Margot Filipenko has been named Chair of the Senior Appointments Committee. Congrats, Margot!
April 23, 2018
The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely excited to announce that our graduate students' podcast team has released their first episodes!
April 16, 2018
Dr. Bonny Norton and her community partner Education without Borders are awarded a grant in the inaugural UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) competition.
April 16, 2018
May 1, 2018
The theme for the talk scheduled on May 1, 2018 is Education for Change, and will be featuring students from the LLED: Harini Rajagopal, Natalia Balyasnikova, and Simangele Mabena.
April 13, 2018
The Department of Language & Literacy Education is extremely pleased to announce that PhD student Amber Moore has been awarded the 2018-2019 Killam Doctoral Scholarship.
April 13, 2018
April 25, 2018
The LLED GPAs are excited to announce the last instalment of our 2017/2018 Apprenticeship Workshop Series: “Parenthood and the PhD!”.
April 13, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Derek Gladwin, a new tenure-track appointment in the Department of Language & Literacy Education effective July 1, 2018.
April 11, 2018
April 17, 2018
Public presentation by Dr. Sepideh Fotovatian
April 11, 2018
April 16, 2018
Public presentation by Dr. Darryl Bautista
April 10, 2018
April 12, 2018
Join us for an afternoon of presentations hosted by the UBC-Rits Programs!
April 4, 2018
April 11, 2018
The upcoming research seminar will be facilitated by Dr. Guofang Li, and presented by Pramod Sah, Carl Ruest, Dr. Huangwei Gao, and Dmitri Detwyler. All welcomed!
April 3, 2018
Many new poems recorded, including Clifton Joseph, a recent visitor and LLED professor Carl Leggo!
March 21, 2018
Dr. Guofang Li was interviewed by The Tyee in their article: "Big Questions Unanswered in Government’s Child Care Plans".
March 16, 2018
Bong-gi Sohn successfully defended her dissertation titled “From Language Learners to Bilingual Providers: Second Language Socialization of Bilingual Mothers in South Korea”.
March 16, 2018
Help plan a new space for graduate students in Koerner Library!
March 14, 2018
Christine Bridge successfully defended her dissertation titled “Land Education and Reconciliation: Exploring Educators’ Practice”.
March 13, 2018
Dr. Jan Hare and her team received a $100,000 Development Grant from the CIHR Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative. Congratulations!
March 13, 2018
Ryan has been appointed to a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership stream in LLED, and Reg D’Silva has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with tenure.
March 12, 2018
"We Teach Languages" Episode 43: Common Misconceptions in English Language Teaching with Dr. Ryuko Kubota .
March 12, 2018
Shahid has been informed that he will receive the 2018 Young GSTILE Alumni Achievement Award from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Congrats, Shahid!
March 7, 2018
March 16, 2018
Bong-gi Sohn will have her dissertation defence at 12:30 PM on Friday, March 16, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).

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