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Photos: The 2018/19 John Howes Lecture in Japanese Studies with Dr. Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney

Our annual John Howe's Lecture featured Dr. Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, who gave a talk called "The Social and Political Lives of Japanese Cherry Blossom." The event was a success, and we appreciate everyone involved in making this event happen!

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W18 Chinese Language Program Volunteer Appreciation Event

On November 6, the Chinese Language Program hosted an appreciation party, thanking Faculty members, Teaching Assistants, Work Learns, and volunteers for contributing their time and dedication to the program. The party also welcomed volunteers interested for the following term.

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UBC Chinese Poetry Society 3rd Gathering

On Saturday, October 20, Chinese Language students and poetry lovers shared and discussed amazing landscape photos that they captured that matched lines of Chinese classical poetry

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JAPN Department’s 4th Japanese Movie Night

On November 2 the JAPN Department held its 4th Japanese Movie Night.  Approximately 100 JAPN students and instructors and UBC-RITS students enjoyed a comedy film and snacks followed by social time with sushi and yakisoba

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The First Annual Cantonese Fun Night (2018)

On Friday, November 2nd 2018, more than 50 students from various courses of the Cantonese Language Program shared a fun evening of music, food, and games with their instructors and teaching assistants.

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Episode 3: Lecturer of the Year, Misuzu Kazama

In our third episode of our UBC Asian Studies Stories series, Lecturer Misuzu Kazama shares her hopes for what students can gain through the study of Japanese and advice for those hoping to learn the language.

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Episode 2: Lecturer of the Year, Xueshun Liu

In our second episode of our UBC Asian Studies Stories series, Dr. Xueshun Liu shares his hopes for what students can gain through the study of Chinese and advice for those hoping to learn the language.

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Event Recap: Chinese Fun Night 2018

In spirit of the Mid-Autumn Festival, this event, hosted on October 1st by the Chinese Language Program, was filled with activities, prizes, and mooncakes. Thanks to all the students, faculty members and volunteers who made the event a success.

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Ben Whaley, PhD ’16, Featured by the Association for Asian Studies

Assistant Professor of Japanese at the University of Calgary, Asian Studies alum Ben Whaley talks about his research, career and engagement with AAS.

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Richard Liu, BA ’93, Receives UBC Alumni Builder Award

Richard Liu has been recognized for his long record of service fostering connections with alumni and students in Beijing and Asia, as well as his dedication to mentoring students in the Faculty of Arts.

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