October 6, 2016
The Asian Canadian Community Engagement Initiative (ACCE) at the University of British Columbia is saddened by the sudden passing of Bing Thom on October 4, 2016. A renowned architect and urban designer, visionary activist, and dedicated educator, Bing was a prominent alumni of UBC, which is home to one of his most magnificent buildings, the […]
June 20, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. John Paul Catungal, ACAM faculty member, who has received (along with the Kababayan Academic Mentorship Program / KAMP) a Scholar-Activist Project award from the Antipode Foundation! Dr. Catungal’s and KAMP’s collaborative scholar-activist project will look at the organizing and community building work being done by Filipino-Canadians in response to the processes of […]
March 1, 2016
Who Are We? We are a new undergraduate journal run by student members of the UBC Asian Canadian and Asian Migrations Studies (ACAM) program. Our hope is to recognize and encourage dialogue concerning Asian and Asian diasporic identities, Asian migrations, and Asian communities both local and global. Who Can Submit Undergraduate students from any […]
February 5, 2016
Summer 2016: The Heritage of Chinese Migration – The Village Fortress/Mansions of Kaiping in Guangdong, Kaiping, and Hong Kong, China Are you looking to fulfill an upper level arts/history requirement this summer? If you are interested in traveling, food, heritage, culture, architecture, history, film making and/or geography, this GoGlobal Seminar program could be for you. This […]
February 4, 2016
The Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program wishes you a healthy and prosperous Year of the Monkey!
February 3, 2016
If you missed the ACAM Creative Showcase held on Jan. 29, 2016, check it out here:
January 11, 2016
Jan. 11, 2016 The faculty, staff and students of the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Ted Harada on Dec. 22, 2015, who was one of the 76 Japanese Canadian students forcibly removed in 1942. We express our deepest condolences to the Harada family. While Harada did not attend […]
October 10, 2015
Cecile Docto reports on the PCHC-Mom storytelling and food event, A Banquet of Stories, that took place in Vancouver on September 26 at the Sunset Community Centre. Some ACAM folks are featured in this video!
October 9, 2015
Oct. 9, 2015 The faculty, staff and students of the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program are deeply saddened by the passing of two important Japanese Canadian community members last month — Nori Nishio (1923-2015) and Roy Inouye (1931-2015). We express our deepest condolences to the Nishio and Inouye families. Nori Nishio passed away peacefully at the age […]
September 17, 2015
ACAM alumni Carolyn Nakawaga was recently interviewed by Norm Ibuki of the Discover Nikkei community website. Below are her thoughts about her Japanese Canadian heritage and her experience as a student in the ACAM program.