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