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My Journey into the Perilous Realm: a Non-English Student Studies Fantasy Literature

My Journey into the Perilous Realm: a Non-English Student Studies Fantasy Literature

As a non-English major, my English courses are often few and far between. This term, I am taking ENGL 227, with the vague course title of “Prose Fiction.” The course itself is centred around the theme of fantasy fiction, a genre I have had little interaction with other than Harry Potter and Lord of the...
Should I Major in English? The Pros and the Cons

Should I Major in English? The Pros and the Cons

This post is for all you baby undeclared Thunderbirds and baby English majors. 2017 marks my final year at UBC and  boy, it’s been a ride. A whirlwind of cramming readings, looking up MLA formats, and hitting word counts, to be exact. The first few English courses you’ll take in undergrad are amazing and so...
The Third Annual Colloquium

The Third Annual Colloquium

WHEN: 12-4PM, January 21st, 2017 WHERE: Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC The English Students’ Association is excited to present the third annual Colloquium! This conference features presentations from English undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members. The Colloquium offers the opportunity to share your work and discuss ideas with other students and...
The Bend in the Road: Jobs and Adulting after your BA in English

The Bend in the Road: Jobs and Adulting after your BA in English

In case you didn’t know, the Department of English hosted the Brownbag Lunchtime Career Series. You might have been at the popularly-attended first session, where the speaker was Amanda Lewis, who edited for Knopf/Random House. I’m sure most everyone reading this knows that being an editor at a major publishing house sounds like The Dream to...
Notes on Werewolf Survival

Notes on Werewolf Survival

I always balk a little at the suggestion of playing Werewolf. This isn’t because I think it’s a bad game. It’s not. It’s a great group game that goes on for a set amount of time (I’m looking at you, Cards Against Humanity), it forces people to be a little creative, and it’s one of...
Call for Submissions! The Third Annual Colloquium

Call for Submissions! The Third Annual Colloquium

The English Students’ Association is officially calling for submissions to our third annual conference, The Colloquium! This conference features presentations from English undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members. The Colloquium offers the opportunity to share your work and discuss ideas with other students and faculty members in the English Department. The Colloquium will be...