The Department of Asian Studies is one of the leading Asian Studies programs in Canada, offering over 80 courses that cover Asian culture, thought, religion, and languages.
In light of the recent developments in Hong Kong, as well as the on-going challenges in addressing the past and present elsewhere in Asia, the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia is reaffirming its support of UBC’s commitment to advancing academic freedom.
We, here at the Department of Asian Studies, miss all of your lovely faces and thought that you, too, might be missing the beautiful scenery surrounding the Asian Centre - so, we created a few Virtual Zoom Backgrounds for you to use in any of your upcoming Zoom sessions!
On May 11, President Santa J. Ono announced that the majority of UBC classes in Term 1 of the 2020W academic session (September to December 2020) will be offered online. In line with this, and for everyone's health and safety, all Asian Studies courses (undergraduate and graduate) will be offered online in Term 1.