News & Events

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

June 18, 2018
The Multi-podality team released their 4th episode that takes you into the exiting world of ballroom dancing from 2 former presidents of the @UBCDanceClub.
June 18, 2018
July 4, 2018
Dr. Loraine D. Cook is a senior lecturer in Research Methods and Educational Psychology at the School of Education, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The UWI in 2007.
June 15, 2018
June 20, 2018
Dr. Usha Viswanathan will be presenting on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 10:00AM - 11:30AM, at PCOH 2012.
June 15, 2018
June 21, 2018
Dr. Joël Thibeault will be presenting on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 10:00AM - 11:30AM, at PCOH 1003.
June 15, 2018
June 22, 2018
Dr. Meike Wernicke will be presenting on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 10:00AM - 11:30AM, at PCOH 2012.
June 13, 2018
The first University-wide course in Language Sciences, Living Language: Science and Society, will be offered in September, 2018.
June 11, 2018
June 27, 2018
Ernesto Jose Pena Alonso will have his dissertation defence at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 in Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).
June 11, 2018
Dr. Annette Henry was interviewed by the Globe recently on the topic of race.
June 8, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Sara Davidson, LLED Research Associate, who has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Teacher Education Department at the University of the Fraser Valley
June 7, 2018
June 13, 2018
Dr. Jenson is Professor of Pedagogy and Technology in the Faculty of Education and Director of the Institute for Research on Digital Learning at York University
June 7, 2018
June 14, 2018
Dr. Jones is Professor of Sociolinguistics and New Media and Head of the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Reading.
June 6, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Guofang Li for her success with her project, “Behind the model minority mask: Identifying early factors in Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking children's divergent literacy and academic trajectories in Canadian schools“, in the 2017 SSHRC Insight Grants competition!
June 6, 2018
June 13, 2018
Yoriko Gillard will defend her PhD proposal on Wednesday, June 13, from 9am to 11am, in Ponderosa Commons 1306A.
June 5, 2018
Rahela Nayebzadah successfully defended her dissertation titled "Red Tears of Pearl: Making Space for Afghan-Canadian Muslim Diasporas in Postcolonial Literature".
May 31, 2018
June 15, 2018
Nina Conrad will have her thesis defence at 9:30 - 11:30 AM on Friday, June 15, 2018 in the Ponderosa Commons Oak House multipurpose room (2012).
May 30, 2018
June 5, 2018
Dr. Richard Sallis from University of Melbourne will be hosting a research talk titled Arts-Based Research and Teacher Candidates
May 28, 2018
The Multi-podality team released Episode 3! Take a listen and learn about what's being made at UBC's SPIN lab to enhance the sensory experience including furry CuddleBits.
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.

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