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An acceptance letter 69 years late

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 – by Heather Amos Dr. Henry Sugiyama with wife Joanne (right) and daughter Constance. An 87-year-old Canadian doctor of Japanese ancestry is the first student in a new UBC program on Asian Canadian studies It’s always disappointing when you don’t get into your university of choice, but Henry Sugiyama’s rejection from the […]


literAsian 2014 – Oct 9-12, 2014

September 4, 2014

The Vancouver Asian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW) is pleased to announce the countdown to its much anticipated celebration of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian writing set for October 9th to 12th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC. As a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote awareness of Asian Canadian literature, history, and culture, ACWW provide a supportive and culturally sensitive […]


FIPR 469A – Asian Canadian Film Production

FIPR 469A (001) – “ASIAN CANADIAN FILM PRODUCTION” Term 2 (Spring 2015) – TUESDAYS, 4-7pm LOCATION: Theatre-Film Production Building Room 2 (6358 University Boulevard) and Buchanan B202 (Mac Lab) Limited Seats Available: click link for more information FIPR 469A: Asian Canadian Film Production offers an introduction to the techniques and practice of video production within the […]


UBC’s Asian Canadian Asian Migration Studies Minor Takes First Students in September 2014

May 27, 2014

New history program honours Japanese Canadian students of 1942 The first students to register for a new minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies will begin classes in September 2014. The program was created as part of a tribute to Japanese Canadian students who were unable to complete their university studies when they were […]