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ACAM Student Journal: Call for Submissions! Deadline: April 11th

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 […]


Global Seminar/Exchange Opportunity: The Heritage of Chinese Migration

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 […]


2016 Happy Lunar New Year from ACAM!

February 4, 2016

The Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program wishes you a healthy and prosperous Year of the Monkey!


Jan. 29, 2016 Articulations: ACAM Creative Showcase Video

February 3, 2016

If you missed the ACAM Creative Showcase held on Jan. 29, 2016, check it out here:


Ted Harada (1921-2015)

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 […]


A Banquet of Stories

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!


Nori Nishio (1923-2015) and Roy Inouye (1931-2015)

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 […]


Yonsei Carolyn Nakagawa and UBC’s Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies program

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.


ACAM 2015 Official Video Trailer

September 15, 2015

Check out our official ACAM 2015 video trailer featuring ACAM Director Dr. Chris Lee, ACAM graduate Dominique Bautista, and others! https://youtu.be/LphyfLyIj2Q 


Stories of Migration Bind Students Together: UBC Program Keeps Stories Alive

June 12, 2015