Amanda Wan (BA, English Language and Literatures, Honours)

amanda (they/them) is a queer han chinese settler based in the unceded, occupied territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh nations. They create poetry and artwork about sad ghosts and queer love. Their BA Honours in English and minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies (ACAM) culminated in a thesis project titled “Mourning through […]

Arrthy Thayaparan (BSc, Combined Major of Science)

Arrthy recently graduated from UBC with a Combined Major of Science degree and a minor in ACAM. Growing up as a Tamil Canadian woman on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh nations, Arrthy has found an immense passion for analyzing society through a postcolonial lens and in assisting marginalized communities share their […]

Jacqueline Sarvini (BA, Political Science)

Jacqueline Sarvini (she/her) is a multiracial second-generation settler on the traditional lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil Waututh Nations. During her time at UBC, she was largely involved in community involvement and student orientation-based initiatives, both of which went hand-in-hand with her background in international development, migratory movements, and design-based learning. Nowadays, you’ll find […]

Kihan Yoon-Henderson (BA, Human Geography)

I am a Human Geography major with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration studies. I grew up in an intergenerational household as part of the Korean Canadian community in Vancouver, on the unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. My time in both programs has allowed me […]

Sen Canute (BA, Cognition and Brain)

Sen Canute is a multiracial multidisciplinary yonsei creator based on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations. They are a recent UBC graduate with a major in Cognitive Systems (BA, Brain and Cognition stream) and minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. They’re interested in community based media, digital storytelling, and […]

Tintin Yang (BA, International Relations)

My name is Tintin! I am a recent grad from UBC with a BA majoring in International Relations and a minor in ACAM. During my time at UBC I worked and volunteered for the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre and volunteered at CiTR and Discorder. Some of my interests are: media, technology, critical theory, and […]

Vanessa Chan (BA, English Language and Literatures)

Vanessa is an English Language and Literature major with a minor in ACAM who struggles to write about herself and is going to do her best. As a second generation Chinese-Canadian settler growing and creating on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)people, she’s interested in multifaceted […]

Yuko Fedrau (BA, Art History)

Yuko Fedrau is a recent UBC graduate who majored in Art History, with a minor in Asian Canadian/Asian Migration studies. She loves analyzing any kind of culture—whether it is visual or literary—through a queer and postcolonial lens. Why did you declare a minor in ACAM? What drew you to the program? In April two years […]