If you walked around the AMS Nest anytime last week, you might have heard the loud banging of drums or the ocean of laughter coming from the Lower Atrium. That was, in fact, the sound of our Lunar New Year Festivities! From 11:00 AM all the way to 3:00 PM, the AMS Nest was transformed […]
On the evening of Thursday, January 23rd, the Chinese Language Program’s heritage classes gathered together in the Asian Centre Auditorium for the Inaugural Lunar New Year’s Eve Potluck and celebration. Our turn-out of nearly 100 people consisted of not only the heritage students, but also their friends, and family as well. Considering the variety of […]
The Chinese Language Program, co-hosted by UBC Chinese Music Club & UBC Asian Studies, invites you to join the 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration for the Year of the Rat. The event will be held at the AMS Nest from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020. What is Lunar New Year? […]
Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 Time: 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Location: UBC Nest, Lower Atrium This year, to celebrate the Year of the Pig, UBC Department of Asian Studies hosted its Lunar New Year Celebration at the Nest. The event took place on February 8th, the 4th day on the Lunar calendar. Moving […]
In Chinese tradition, poetry has consistently been held in extremely high regard, often providing a format and a forum for both public and private expressions of deep emotion. In addition, poems reveal the inner life of their composers to an audience of peers, readers, and scholars. Sponsored by the Department of Asian Studies, the UBC Chinese Poetry Society (UCPS) will offer a series of lectures to help its members master the basic skills of composing Chinese metrical poems, and promote excellence in reading and appreciation of Chinese poetry as well.