What kind of careers exist in Asian Studies? Annually, we invite some of our most notable alumni back to UBC. Join us for delicious free dinners, great advice from amazing alumni, and awesome Asian Studies swag!
Join us to participate in fun activities that will celebrate the cultures of China and Korea! This is a joyous opportunity Asian Studies students to demonstrate their language skills through songs, stories, talk shows and comical performances.
John Howes was a founding member of UBC’s Department of Asian Studies. In 2012, a number of UBC faculty, staff, and students launched an endowment in his honour, supporting annual public lectures for topics in Japanese Studies with a focus on Humanities.
The Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program celebrates the rich life of Punjabi language and culture and its importance in BC, in loving memory Harjit Kaur Sidhu (nee Gill), devoted wife, mother, and strong advocate for education, Punjabi culture and language, and women’s issues.
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.