On Friday, November 22rd 2019, over 150 students from various courses in the Cantonese Language Program spent their evening surrounded by music, food, and movie entertainment with their instructors and teaching assistants. The three-hour event kicked off with karaoke and mahjong, a great way to socialize. Students from different courses connected through the love of […]
Which Chinese dynasty was the funniest? Which types of humour have stood the test of time in China? And what does Canada have to do with it? Listen to Christopher Rea's opening remarks about 5,000 years of Chinese comedy at a recent China Institute NYC panel on "What Makes China Laugh?"
Dagmar Schwerk, Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Tibetan Buddhist Studies, was recently interviewed by the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies regarding her recent research and upcoming publication.
The proceedings from the Hokkaidō 150 Workshop, which took place earlier in 2019, has been published as a roundtable in Critical Asian Studies. This new publication by the Centre for Japanese Research is accessible through UBC library to students and faculty.
Dagmar Schwerk, Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Tibetan Buddhist Studies, contributed to "The Companion to the Study of Secularity” of the Kolleg-Forschergruppe "Multiple Secularities: Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities"
Professor Sunera Thobani was recently honoured as one of 15 exceptional women at the ''Women Who Named the Unnamed: Pakistan's and Local Women Heroes'' event, held at Surrey City Hall on Saturday, September 28