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WE ARE HUMAN!: Film Discussion Event Recap

On Tuesday, February 6, approximately sixty-two in person participants and twenty-seven online participants attended a hybrid panel discussion featuring a documentary film on human rights violations in Japan. The event, which was hosted by UBC Asian Library and the Department of Asian Studies, centered around the film Watashitachi wa Ningen da! ワタシタチハニンゲンダ! (We are Human!) […]

Kids Discover Asia at Asian Library on Feb 18 – Kids Take Over UBC

We at Asian Library are excited to welcome you and your family to campus on Sunday, February 18, from 10 am to 4 pm! Hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning, Kids Take Over UBC brings together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Museums, arts and cultural amenities, […]

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:  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 […]

Celebrate Diwali with the Asian Library!

Sponsored by the Associate University Librarian Research & Scholarship and the Hindi-Urdu Language Program Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (Programming: 12:30pm to 1:00pm; Food & Mingling: 1:00pm to 1:30pm) Location: Asian Centre Auditorium (1871 West Mall) (direction) Program: Welcome: Iori Khuhro Land Acknowledgement & Introduction to the Asian Library: Shirin Eshghi […]

Asian Library Research Lens Event Recap

On Thursday, June 8th, UBC Asian Library was thrilled to host presentations highlighting how our users engage with Asian Library’s collections and services for their research. Each presenter discussed their topic of interest and how Asian Library’s resources were relevant to the topic, with time for shared Q&A afterwards. Justin Chun-Yin Cheng presented a summary […]

UBC Asian Library Presents: Asian Library Research Lens

Date: Thursday, June 8th, 2023 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PST) Location: Zoom UBC Asian Library is thrilled to host presentations highlighting how our users make the most of our resources. Hear how our users engage with Asian Library’s collections and services for their research. Each presenter will discuss their topic of interest and […]

Asian Library Research Lens – Call for Proposals

UBC Asian Library calls for lightning talk proposals from UBC scholars, students, staff, and community members. UBC Asian Library supports scholars, students, staff, and community members conducting research on, or learning about Asia and Asian heritage. Our resources include not only academic books and databases but also films, music, newspapers, magazines, children’s literature, etc. In […]

Kids Take Over UBC at Asian Library

Almost 300 kids and their family members took over Asian Library on Sunday, February 19, as part of Kids Take Over UBC, creating crafts using discarded book covers and other recycled materials, learning origami, enjoying the pop-up library featuring books from X̱wi7x̱wa Library and Education Library, and listening to storytimes in Korean, Japanese and Mandarin. […]

Asian Library joins the Kids Take Over UBC on Feb 19

Come back here for more information on Asian Library events for Kids Take Over UBC, which will return February 19, 2023.