Remembering Larry Wong

September 6, 2023

On Saturday, September 2, 2023, longtime ACAM and UBC INSTRCC supporter Larry passed away. We will never forget Larry Wong’s impact on our students and his devotion to storytelling the untold histories of Asian Canadians. As ACAM marks its 10th anniversary, we are sad to lose one of the key community members who advised and […]

ACAM Sessional Teaching for 2023W

August 10, 2023

Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program – Sessional Teaching for 2023W Term 2 (January to April 2024) Posted: August 10, 2023 The Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program (ACAM) is now accepting applications for a sessional position in 2023W Term 2 (4 instructional months; January to April 2024). The successful candidate will teach […]

Remembering Y-Dang Troeung

November 30, 2022

The faculty, staff, and students of the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program are deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Y-Dang Troeung on November 27, 2022. Y-Dang was a beloved teacher, researcher, friend, mentor, advocate, colleague and community member. The brilliance of her teaching and research, and the thoughtfulness of her mentorship and […]

ACAM 390A students partner with Vancouver’s Punjabi Market Collective to showcase revitalization efforts 

May 10, 2022

Take your learning beyond the classroom and make a positive impact in a local community this summer.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Wellness Support

September 28, 2021

Mental Health and Crisis Hotlines KUU-US Crisis Line Society 24-hr toll-free crisis line. Serves Indigenous adults and youth in BC. Adults/Elders (250-723-4050) Child/Youth (250-723-2040) Toll free (1-800-588-8717) Métis Line (1-833-MétisBC) Hope for Wellness 24-hr toll free crisis line and online chat. Serves Indigenous people across Canada. Languages (phone): English, French, Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut Indian Residential […]

Dr. Madeline H. Chung (1925-2021)

September 3, 2021

The faculty, staff, and students of the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Madeline H. Chung on August 22, 2021. Dr. Chung was the first female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in BC, and the first of Chinese descent. After arriving in Vancouver in the mid-1950s, a time […]

ACAM 320D: An Interview with Dr. Danielle Wong

July 13, 2021

To promote our upcoming course ACAM 320D – Race and New Technology, we interviewed Dr. Danielle Wong who will be teaching it this upcoming fall! Learn more about Danielle and her thoughts behind the course here.   How did you arrive at your current teaching and research interests?  My entrance into research and writing was […]

Tomi-Taro Nishio (1921-2021)

April 27, 2021

The faculty, staff and students of the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program are deeply saddened by the passing of Tomi-Taro (Tom) Nishio on March 23, 2021. Mr. Nishio was one of the 76 Japanese Canadian students forcibly removed from UBC in 1942. Mr. Nishio excelled in sports: he played rugby for UBC and […]

A Growing Collection of Resources on COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Racism

Over the past year, we’ve seen an exponential increase in violence directed against Asian communities in BC and across North America throughout the pandemic. As we grieve, stand, and work alongside family, friends, and colleagues in the Asian Canadian community, we strive to facilitate genuine and engaging conversations, respond to community issues and concerns, and […]

ACAM Tote Bag Design Contest – Call for Submissions!

January 25, 2021

  The ACAM team is excited to announce our community design contest for our new tote bags! We know the extended ACAM community is full of amazing artists, writers, and activists, and we’d love to feature your artwork on the new tote bags.  We welcome submissions from everyone, whether you’re a current or previous ACAM […]