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.
Richard Liu has been recognized for his long record of service fostering connections with alumni and students in Beijing and Asia, as well as his dedication to mentoring students in the Faculty of Arts.
Following boyband BTS' address to the United Nations General Assembly, the South China Morning Post article titled "Girls’ Generation To BTS: How K-Pop Swept The World – and the UN" explores how and why K-Pop and South Korean soft power is taking over the world.
The Centre for Japanese Research and UBC Library at the University of British Columbia are proud to announce the launch of the Meiji at 150 Digital Teaching Resource (DTR), curated and edited by Tristan Grunow and Naoko Kato.
This year’s annual Yip So Man Wat Lecture, presented by Professor Helen F. Siu from Yale University, marked one of the first big events of the year at UBC Asian Studies. On the evening of October 3rd, at the Asian Centre Auditorium, 115 attendees participated in the lecture, entitled “The Worldly Engagement of the Greater Pearl River Delta Region.”
This interview features Jan Jettel, BA ’05, who majored in Economics and Political Science with a minor in Korean. He currently works in San Francisco and is Senior Vice President of National Accounts at Speakeasy Inc.