Dr. Sharalyn Orbaugh teaches Japanese manga and anime to hundreds of students every year at UBC. An expert in Modern Japanese Literature, she has spent her career researching how stories have been fundamental to the way we understand our lives and create our identities.
Dr. Tom Hunter recently published an article comparing the beauties of nature and love as found in the Old Javanese court epic Krishnayana in InSitu magazine, an online journal devoted to the work of contemporary musicians of Bali.
On Saturday, November 17, the annual Chinese Bridge Mandarin Singing Contest was held at UBC. About 100 students from 10 post-secondary institutions parcipitated in the contest. Out of the 19 prizes in total, UBC students won 6 of them.
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!