Japanese language

New books at the Asian Library (January 2024)

South Asian

JQ571 S34 2023
ਇਹ ਜ਼ਿੰਦਗੀ ਦਾ ਕਾਰਵਾਂ / ਪ੍ਰਵੇਸ਼ ਸ਼ਰਮਾ / Patiala : Sangam Publications
PK1718 R3119 A6155 2023
मास्टर अंशुमान / सत्यजित राय ; बांग्ला से अनुवाद, मुक्ति गोस्वामी / दिल्ली : रेमाधव पब्लिकेशन्स
PK2098 K…

WE ARE HUMAN!: Documentary Film Screening + Panel Discussion at UBC Asian Library

Event Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2024 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST) Location: Hybrid (Asian Centre Auditorium: 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, and Online) Registration Link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/we-are-human  We honour, celebrate and thank the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Syilx Okanagan peoples on whose territories the main campuses of the University of British Columbia have […]

New books at the Asian Library (December 2023)

South Asian

PK2659 A276 K856 2023
ਕੁਇਨਜ਼ ਲੈਂਡ: ਕਹਾਣੀ ਸੰਗ੍ਰਹਿ / ਆਗ਼ਾਜ਼ਬੀਰ / ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ : ਚੇਤਨਾ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ਨ
PK2659 D4465 B344 2023
ਬਾਗ਼ੀ ਹੋਈ ਪੌਣ / ਮਹਿੰਦਰਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ / ਬਰਗਾੜੀ, ਪੰਜਾਬ : ਪੀਪਲਜ਼ ਫ਼ੋਰਮ
PK2659 D46576 H38 2023
ਹੌਲ : ਨਾ…

New books at the Asian Library (November 2023)


DS557.7 Y86 2023
두 번째 베트남 전쟁 : 한국 의 전쟁 기억 과 기억 투쟁 / 윤 충로 지음 / 서울시 : 푸른 역사
DS712 P35 2023
대한 민국 임시 정부 의 현장 을 가다 / 박 환 / 서울시 : 선인
DS915.49 K63 2023
태평양 시대 의 서막 과 신대한 의 꿈 : 최 남선, 현 순, 이 승만 / 고 정휴 지음 / 경기도 파주시 : 나남 출판
DS917.5 C4…

New books at the Asian Library (October 2023)


BL2224.25 K3 H67 2023
中世神祇講式の文化史 / 星優也 / 京都市 : 法藏館
BQ5899 J34 I43 2023
近代日本の仏教と福祉 : 公共性と社会倫理の視点から / 井川裕覚 / 京都市 : 法藏館
DS731 J3 T784 2023
満洲の日本人 / 塚瀬進 / 東京都文京区 : 吉川弘文館
DS832 K45 2023
アイヌ民族と日本人 : 東アジアのなかの蝦夷地 / 菊池勇夫 / 東京 : 吉川弘文館…

A Guide to the Asian Library New Exhibit, “Hidden Gems at Asian Library”

UBC Asian Library is known for its collection of Asian-language scholarly resources to support the research, teaching, and learning activities of scholars, students, and community members at UBC. Have you ever wondered what odd, unique, or wonderful items we have accumulated in the course of building our library collections for over 60 years? We are […]

New books at the Asian Library (September 2023)


BL2225 I8 I8654 2023
伊勢神宮 : 東アジアのアマテラス / 千田稔 /東京都文京区 : 吉川弘文館
BQ680.S73 F85 2023
近代日本の国家と浄土真宗 : 戦争・ナショナリズム・ジェンダー / 福島栄寿著 /京都市 : 法藏館
D16.4 K6 Y365163 2023
現代韓国における歴史教育の立論と構想 / 梁豪煥著 ; 福田喜彦, 井上奈穂, 金聖[gen]訳 /東京 : 風間書房
DS822.2 .M5…

E for Energy: Asian language Reads for the Science Literacy Week 2023

Asian Library is happy to participate in the Science Literacy Week again this year, September 18 to 24! The Science Literacy Week is a Canada-wide annual celebration to highlight the ways to explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. This year’s theme is energy. Check out the list of great reads in Chinese, Japanese, […]

New books at the Asian Library (July and August 2023)


BX9225 Y53 P66 2022
봉경 이 원영 : 민족적 대의 와 기독교 신앙 을 품은 독립 운동가 의 생애 / 임 희국 [and four others] 지음 / 서울 특별시 : 은행 나무
DS912.31 K55 2023
고려 거란 전쟁 / 길 승수 지음 / 경기도 파주시 : 들녘
DS915.5 Y527 A3 2023
미사 일록 / 이 범진 ; 김 철웅 옮김 / 서울시 : 국외 소재 문화재 재단…

七夕 – Evening of Sevens in China, Japan, and Korea

This year the Evening of Sevens, or the Double Seventh Festival (meaning, a celebration on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month), will fall on the 22nd of August. Double Seventh is being celebrated throughout East Asia though each country has its own origin stories and has developed unique and distinctive ways of observing […]