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.
The evenings are getting cooler and ghostly lights are flickering in neighbourhood houses everywhere...can we offer you a serve of Japanese monsters and spirits ("yōkai") alongside your Halloween candy?
No prior language requirement is needed for this Term 2 course exploring the beauty and diversity of Tibetan Buddhist literature and scriptures!
Until 2012, Professor Florence Yeh Chia-ying was UBC Asian Studies Department's only female full professor. Now aged ninety-six, she is the subject of a brand-new feature documentary which opened in Shanghai and premiered nationwide on October 16.