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Lanterns Lighted, Poetry Revived: Recap of the 2022 Chinese Language Program Lantern Festival Poetry Event

Over the past three months, the 2022 UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Event organized by the Chinese Language Program (CLP) attracted significant attention and achieved great success. Held for the fifth time, the event this year showcased 102 artworks related to Chinese poetry submitted by CLP students, and shared 20 multilingual presentations by distinguished guest speakers […]

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Culminating Collaboration and Sustained Growth – The 2022 Chinese Language Program Student Employee Appreciation Event

As the end of term draws near, members of the Chinese Language Program (CLP) came together over Zoom to celebrate the remarkable contributions of its exceptional teaching assistants, Work Learn assistants, and volunteers. All of them have worked tirelessly to help Chinese language learners improve their language proficiency and intercultural communication through various co-curricular and […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Liam Bates’s Roadmap to Success via Cultural Curiosity

Liam Bates, an alumnus of the UBC Chinese Language Program (CLP), was a student eager to learn about the world outside his bubble. While at the CLP, he dedicated himself to his studies, going beyond his comfort zone and treating challenges as learning opportunities for personal growth. Inspired by his studies at the CLP, Liam […]

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2022 Asian Studies Annual Careers Night

The Department of Asian Studies is delighted to invite you to our annual Careers Night! Navigating life after graduation can be hard, so each year we bring in alumni with diverse experiences – at home and in Asia – to inform and inspire current students. This event will feature a panel discussion and a round-robin […]

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More Than One Way to Be a Tiger: Experiencing the 2022 Lunar New Year with “Tiger Power”

Traditionally, the Lunar New Year is a time for people to gather together as a community, share good food, and welcome the upcoming year of favor and fortune. As 2022 ushers in the Year of the Tiger, this Lunar New Year celebration especially serves as a renewal of our tiger-like strength and courage. For the […]

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Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

We are excited to announce a three lecture series by Professor Nancy Rao of Rutgers University, a leading scholar on Chinese theater in North America. This three-lecture series is funded by the UBC Interdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster, and is sponsored by the UBC School of Music, UBC Library, and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. […]

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Appreciating Poetry with the Community: Two Community Outreach Events through Classical Chinese Poetry

With its long-lasting tradition and aesthetic power, classical Chinese poetry has been appealing to numerous people for thousands of years. The UBC Chinese Language Program (CLP) not only offers a wide range of courses on the poetic corpuses, but also extends its reach to wider learning communities through the literary resonance of classical Chinese poems. […]

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Virtual Asian Studies Careers Workshop: Foreign Language Intelligence Analyst (Chinese) with Communications Security Establishment

Date Monday January 31, 2022 TIME 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM COST Free LOCATION Zoom RSVP Wondering where an Asian Studies degree can take you? The Virtual Asian Studies Careers Workshop is a pilot program that will connect Asian Studies students with employers and career opportunities. The aim of the workshop is to help students […]

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Cross-University Community Building via Singing: A Recap of the 2021 BC Chinese Bridge Mandarin Singing Contest

The 2021 BC Chinese Bridge Mandarin Singing Contest, organized by the UBC Chinese Language Program (CLP), drew a successful conclusion last December. It brought together a diverse community of Mandarin learners from a cluster of universities in British Columbia to showcase their creativity through music. A total of 27 teams participated in this year’s competition, […]

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Poetic Empathy Across Time: 2021 Chia-ying Yeh & Minsheng Scholarship Winner Liu Xinyuan

Liu Xinyuan, a 3rd-year Asian Language & Culture (Chinese Literature) major and Visual Arts minor at UBC, recently won the 2021 Chia-ying Yeh & Minsheng Scholarship, who was also the only recipient hailing from a university in North America. The scholarship was founded by UBC’s very own Professor Emerita Chia-ying Yeh along with the Minsheng […]

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