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.
Congratulations to our beloved Administrator, Maija Norman, who was awarded with a Dean of Arts Award for Staff Excellence at the 2019 UBC Faculty of Arts Holiday Celebration!
Dr. Josephine Chiu-Duke was interviewed by the Asia Pacific Foundation for their 2019 election series focusing on Taiwan.
The proceedings from the Hokkaidō 150 Workshop, which took place earlier in 2019, has been published as a roundtable in Critical Asian Studies. This new publication by the Centre for Japanese Research is accessible through UBC library to students and faculty.