|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
The Department of English at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in English for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100%. The ... Read on
Carol Braun Pasternack, Professor Emerita of English, was an internationally respected scholar of Old English literature. She received a BA in American Civilization from Brown University in 1972, an MA in English from the University of Arizona, and her PhD in English from UCLA in 1983. After teaching at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for three years, Carol joined the ... Read on
For the English Department’s Graduate Program end-of-year event, Mia Lopez of the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation created a unique Land Acknowledgement that highlights the Department’s engagement with narratives and language. The Land Acknowledgement was read at our ceremony by our newest faculty member, Professor Amrah Salomón.
“Before we begin, we acknowledge that the lands this University was built ... Read on
By Natalie Gomez
The Oxford English Dictionary defines dystopia as “an imaginary place or condition in which everything is as bad as possible.” For many who are suffering through hardships brought on by the outbreak of COVID-19, this condition is not imaginary but their reality.
UCSB English lecturer Brian Donnelly is teaching a dystopian fiction course this spring that investigates ... Read on
March 9, 2020
Dear Members of Our Campus Community,
With a heavy heart I am writing to share the sad news that Professor Emeritus John Ridland passed away in Santa Barbara on January 29.
Born in London in 1933, his family immigrated to Pasadena when he was two years old. He attended Swarthmore College, and then joined the U.S. Army ... Read on
Announcing the @UCSB_English search for Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and New Media Studies (UC Santa Barbara, English Dept.). Job call at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01535. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The UCSB Current celebrates our “Major Additions”. . . as we welcome Professors Cherríe Moraga, Ben Olguín, and Celia Herrera Rodriguez to the Department of English.
Alumni News: Associate Professor Laura Furlan’s New Book “Indigenous Cities: Urban Indian Fiction and the Histories of Relocation”
UCSB English Dept alumna Associate Professor Laura M. Furlan (’06) at University of Massachusetts Amherst has a new book coming out on November 1st:
Indigenous Cities: Urban Indian Fiction and the Histories of Relocation