The Department of Asian Studies offers programs of study that lead to degrees in the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and a Ph.D. Our programs offer students the opportunity to learn about the impact of Asian cultures and develop their linguistic competencies in up to nine Asian languages.
Interested in what you can do with a degree in Asian Studies? In this issue's Spotlight Interview Series, we have gone slightly rogue and interviewed Danielle Barkley, Graduate Career Educator with UBC's Centre for Student Involvement & Careers
We congratulate all of our upcoming graduates for November 25th! For the UBC virtual ceremony, and also for the Asian Studies Graduation Reception on November 26th, we have some new Zoom Backgrounds to help you celebrate in style.
The second iteration of the UBC Tianzhu-Hurvitz Lecture Series was held on October 9, with speaker Dr. John Kieschnick (Stanford University) exploring why Chinese Buddhist historians turned to the doctrine of karma for explanation of historical causation and truths.