News & Events

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

August 20, 2018
September 21 - 22, 2018
Working towards a career as a French Teacher? Get classroom ready! Register for Séjour UBC and get to know other French students and teacher candidates!
August 14, 2018
Come and join us if you are interested in language, power, race, politics, Caribbean diasporic and racialized immigrant issues as well as critical race and critical multicultural analyses.
August 8, 2018
June 1, 2019
Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) - One day pre-conference on June 1, 2019. Very few scholars are able to pursue a rich artistic life amidst challenging academic demands, yet that is exactly what our friend and colleague, Prof. Carl Leggo, has been able to achieve.
August 7, 2018
LLED is delighted to announce that Dr. Yanning (Anna) Dong and (almost Dr.) Victoria Surtees have been hired as half-time 12-month lecturers.
August 1, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li and her co-principal investigators for the 200,000 yuan ($40,000) grant they have received from the National Social Science Fund of China
July 20, 2018
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Jenson will be joining LLED on January 1, 2019.
July 17, 2018
The Multi-podality team announced their final episode featuring LLED's Dr. Kathryn Shoemaker. Learn about her exciting career as a children's book illustrator.
July 17, 2018
"Sink or swim? Responsible situated agency constructed by socioeconomically underprivileged students of English in neoliberal Brazil" with Dr. Carla Janaina Figueredo, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil on Wednesday, July 25.
July 3, 2018
July 11, 2018
The Office of Research in Education is presenting a graduate student Tri-Agency information session on July 11, 10 am to 12 pm, at PCOH 2012.
July 3, 2018
July 4 and 5, 2018
Graduate students new to UBC, Vancouver or Canada will be particularly interested in this pre-arrival webinar designed to fill you in on a range of topics including finances, living in Vancouver, and immigration (for those new to Canada).
July 3, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Meike Wernicke to the Department and Faculty of Education as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in French Education and French Teacher Education.
June 29, 2018
Ernesto Pena Alonso successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled “Visualizing Visual Literacy”.
June 28, 2018
The LLED office will be closed Monday, July 2, 2018 for Canada Day.
June 27, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Pramod Sah who has been been awarded a Li Tze Fong Memorial Fellowship!
June 26, 2018
LLED is pleased to host 22 secondary-school English-language teachers from Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education for a ten-week professional development program.
June 22, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Marianne on her new appointment!
June 21, 2018
Congratulations to Bong-gi Sohn, who has accepted a lecturer position at the Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching & Research (CELLTRA), Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.
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

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