Department of Asian Studies
University of British Columbia
FREE and open to the public!
For the 2020/21 Academic Year, in line with current UBC protocols, all Asian Studies events will be offered virtually.
About the Yip So Man Wat Memorial Lecture:
The Yip So Man Wat Memorial Lectures are made possible by the generous support of Messrs. Alex and Chi Shum Watt in honour of their mother, the late Mrs. Wat, and her passion for Chinese literature and culture.
Next Upcoming Lecture:
Wednesday 20 January, 2021 (4:00 – 6:30 PM [PT]; Online via Zoom)
Professor Wai-yee Li (Harvard University)
Past Lecture List
Tuesday 5 November, 2019 (7:00 – 9:00 PM; Ponderosa Commons Ballroom, 6445 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC)
Dr. Geremie Barmé 白杰明 (Professor Emeritus, Australian National University)
Wednesday 3 October, 2018 (6:00 – 8:00 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)
Professor Helen F. Siu (Yale University)
Wednesday 17 January, 2018 (6:00 – 9:00 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)
Dr. Rey Chow (Duke University)