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[Call for Papers]The 29th Annual Conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature,

The organizing committee of the 29th Annual Conference welcomes academic and artistic submissions (e.g. poetry, performance, visual arts) that engage with aspects of temporality. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: Representations of Time in the Arts     “Pre-modern” Conceptions of Time Time and the Postcolonial Indigenous Temporalities Time, Memory, Trauma Ruins, Monuments, and […]

North American Taiwan Studies Association 2019 Annual Conference

The 25th North American Taiwan Studies Association 2019 Annual Conference will be held on May 16-18th at the University of Washington, Seattle. This conference invites and encourages studies related to Taiwan in all disciplines, and will invite panels that compare Taiwan, or any aspect of Taiwan, with findings from other regions to engage in a […]

Seeking Study Participants to Participate in a Project about Online Dating in Canada

A project about online dating in Canada, with a special emphasis on online dating experiences of Chinese immigrants and native-born Canadians, is looking for study participants. If you have any online dating experience and are interested to join, please email yue.qian@ubc.ca. 

UBC China Studies Forum

UBC China Studies Forum contains regular series of meetings and talks for the UBC China studies community, offering opportunity for conversation as well as presentations. The forum is made up of three research groups: China in the World, China&, and China Environmental Science and Sustainability Research Group (CESS). Events List: September 12, 2018: Fires in […]

[Blog] Exploring China’s Conservation Efforts in Yunnan Province

Our Political Science Prof. Yves Tiberghien’s new blog series China’s Frontier Landsare published via the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. The blog series feature the Himalayan regions of China, they recently published the fourth chapter: Exploring China’s Conservation Efforts in Yunnan Province. This chapter is written by Prof. Yves, along with his writer/lecturer wife Yvonne Xiao […]

Painting the Life: Professor and Artist Wang Min (Dao Zi) Visiting Vancouver

In the upcoming October, artist, poet, curator, art critic and professor Wang Min王敏 – pen named Dao Zi (島子) will be visiting the Regent College (near UBC Campus). During his visit, he will be exhibiting his art in the gallery, the Lookout, as well as presenting a public lecture, and participating in several classes. Professor […]

[Opportunity] $8,000 (USD) Award for a One Term Exchange to University of Washington

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). $8,000 (USD) would comfortably cover all costs associated with a one term exchange located in Seattle. You can experience a semester […]

[CBC Interview] Sketching the Hope – Gu Xiong’s Journey From China to Canada

“When I was in China I dreamed about freedom. After I landed here, I understood the real meaning of freedom. It is not something given — it is paid for through pain and suffering. Pain is a state of transition from one culture to another.” In the CBC Arts series “Arts In My Country”, Gu Xiong, artist […]

[Survey] How Do International Students Adjust to Studying in Canada

Are you an international student studying in Canada? You got an invitation! Florin Timish from the Education Psychology at the University of Victoria is looking for participants for her study about international students’ adjustments to studying in Canada. This study attempts to identify the dynamics of the cultural fit in international students, in regard to academic […]

[Faculty Publications] New Translation by Dr. Josephine Chiu-Duke and Dr. Michael S. Duke

Translated by Josephine Chiu-Duke & Michael S. Duke, this book reveals a history of traditional Chinese knowledge, thought and belief from the seventh through the nineteenth centuries with a new approach that offers a new perspective. It appropriates a wide range of source materials and emphasizes the necessity of understanding ideas and thought in their proper […]