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Meet our Students: Kyrie Vermette

This interview features Kyrie Vermette, a PhD student studying Korean history researching the interactions between Korean women and foreign women living in Korea during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Alumni Spotlight – Michael Zipursky

This interview features Michael Zipursky, BA'04. He currently is the CEO of ConsultingSuccess.com, an international company that supports businesses in marketing, service offerings, messaging and scaling their consulting businesses. Zipursky has advised organizations like Financial Times, Dow Jones, RBC, Omron, Sumitomo and helped Panasonic launch new products into global markets

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Photos and Video: Asian Studies Welcome Back Lunch on Imagine Day

This year's Welcome Back Lunch was a big success thanks to our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Here's to a wonderful year!

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Go Global Experience: Elliott Cheung

A fourth-year Honours student majoring in Asian Language and Culture (Japan), Elliott Cheung shares his experience studying in Tokyo, Japan at Keio University as well as sharing advice to fellow students interested in Go Global.

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Dear Sophie: Undergrad Advising Corner August 2018

August 2018: With the term start just barely a week away, the back-to-school panic is taking its toll. Tune into this month’s Dear Sophie for some last minute tips and tricks to secure your best year yet at UBC! I tried to register for a language course, but I got a warning that I don’t […]

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Meet our Students: Ranbir Johal

This interview features Ranbir Johal, a Ph.D Student specializing in Punjabi literature with a focus on the contribution of women in the field of Punjabi theatre

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Meet our Students: Cyrus Qiu

This interview features Cyrus Qiu, a Ph.D. student studying Japanese popular culture and modern literature

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Meet our Students: Sukhwinder Gill (MA Student)

MA Student - Punjabi Studies "It is important to explore this topic because they lays close to the hearts of the Sikhs and because the Varran have been called the key to the treasure chest (The main scripture of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji). If this title holds true, then the Varran serve a far greater purpose than simply being poetry."

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Meet our Students: Julie Vig (Ph.D. Student)

This interview features Julie Vig who will be teaching Sikh Studies as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto this upcoming September.

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Event Photos: The 2018 World Sanskrit Conference

Photos from the 17th World Sanskrit Conference held at the University of British Columbia from July 9-13. 2018.

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