Student Opportunities

Catch the Ninja Star: Ninja Tomonosuke and Kotetsu
August 28, 2018

Join the annual festivities at Nikkei Matsuri and see the legends and tales of the Japanese ninja come alive when hereditary real-life ninja Tomonosuke introduces the unique and secret world of ninja and their ninjutsu techniques. 

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Wakayama Fair Volunteer Opportunities
August 21, 2018

Looking for experience on practicing language interpretation? The Wakayama Fair is looking for volunteer interpreters! Duty Description: Japanese-English interpretation (Mandarin and Cantonese is also preferred) Location: Price Smart Foods supermarket (8200 Ackroyd Rd., Richmond, BC, V6X 1B5) Date/Time: November 3rd and 4th, shift 1: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM, shift 2: 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM) Compensation: […]

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UBC Asian Studies Hiring for Winter Work Learn Positions
August 8, 2018

Taking courses at UBC looking for a flexible job to fit into your schedule? Search no further! The Asian Studies main office is hiring for a couple of winter Work Learn positions starting September 4th, 2018. What is Work Learn? Work Learn is a 10-hour a week position that provides you with an opportunity to work […]

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New partnership with IMVBOX will give students better access to Iranian films
August 1, 2018

Through this partnership, students will have access to an impressive online database of post-revolutionary Iranian films with English subtitles.

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$8,000 (USD) Award for a One Term Exchange to University of Washington
July 27, 2018

The Gary & Conseulo Corbett Canada-U.S. Fellowships Program will award $8,000 (USD) to an Exchange student going to University of Washington for their Winter (January 7-March 15) and Spring quarters (April 1 – June 7).

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Class Announcement: HIST 105B Pacific War in History and Film
July 11, 2018

In 2018W, the topic for HIST 105B is Pacific War in History and Film. This course interrogates Japanese Pacific War films to contemplate how Japan's contemporary history has been shaped by, and shapes, the presentation and memory of World War II in the Pacific.

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Fully-funded PhD Positions in University of Basel Available
June 8, 2018

The Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel invites applications for two 100% PhD positions starting on February 1, 2019.

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Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL) Certificate
June 6, 2018

Opportunity for undergraduate students to apply for courses in certifying ability to teach ESL to students local or overseas.

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Call for Applications – Taiwan Fellowship
June 1, 2018

Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Foreign Ministry in Taiwan to encourage scholars to do research in Taiwan, on topics ranging from Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region to Chinese studies. The research term is 3-12 months and the finalists begin their research in Taiwan in 2019.

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International Conference on Romance of the Three Kingdoms
May 23, 2018

This conference aims to illuminate the interplay between traditional literary cultures in an East Asian context by examining the reception and narrative developments of the major traditional Chinese novels, especially Sanguozhi yanyi 三國志演義 (Romance of the Three Kingdoms; hereafter Three Kingdoms) in East Asia. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be provided. Programme for May […]

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