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Dr. Joshua Mostow gives Keynote Lecture on Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art

On December 7th, Dr. Joshua Mostow gave a keynote lecture for a symposium in conjunction with the Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.

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Creating Community – Persian Language and Iranian Studies at UBC

How three Persian students initiated a new program and created a vibrant community

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Dr. Bruce Fulton Promotes Korean Literature to the World – Interview with the Korea Foundation

Dr. Bruce Fulton shares his experience and insights on Korean literature, both as a translator and as a professor, as well as what Korean literature means to him.

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Videos: KORN 200 Group Projects

Watch the two videos chosen by the students in each section of the KORN 200 course as the ‘Best Work’.

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2018W UBC Chinese Language Program Heritage Final Project Festival “Mapping China”

With 56 teams and over 350 attendees, this festival allowed heritage Chinese learners from different course levels to demonstrate, display, and promote Chinese culture from various angles.

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2018 汉语桥 “Chinese Bridge” BC – Mandarin Singing Contest

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.

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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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