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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.