Asian Language Book Clubs 2018

Four book clubs. Four languages.

The UBC Asian Library in partnership with the Faculty of Arts will be offering four Asian-language book clubs in early 2018. Each language book club has two sessions: (1) Meet & Greet and (2) Book Discussion. Registrants are required to attend both sessions. All book club events will be held at the Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall.

Registration
The registration fee is $10, which includes a copy of the book and light refreshments at both sessions. Spots are limited. Please register by clicking the link below and pay your registration fee in person at the first session. We accept cash or cheque (payable to “University of British Columbia”).


Korean Language Book Club

Featured book: 중국인 거리 / 오 정희 (Chinatown by Oh Jung-hee)
Facilitators: Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton
Session 1: Tuesday, January 16, 6:30-8:00 pm
Session 2: Tuesday, February 13, 6:30-8:30 pm

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コンビニ人間Japanese Language Book Club

Featured book: コンビニ人間 / 村田沙耶香 (Convenience Store People by Murata Sayaka)
Facilitator: Cyrus Qiu
Session 1: Tuesday, January 30, 6:30-8:00 pm
Session 2: Tuesday, February 27, 6:30-8:30 pm

MORE INFO | REGISTER (Waiting list)


Punjabi Language Book Club

Featured book: ਖਬਰ ਇੱਕ ਪਿੰਡ ਦੀ: ਨਾਵਲ / ਪਰਗਟ ਸਿੰਘ ਸਤੌਜ (News from a Village by Pargat Singh Satoj)
Facilitator: Taranjit Singh Dhillon
Session 1: Tuesday, January 30, 6:30-8:00 pm
Session 2: Tuesday, February 27, 6:30-8:30 pm

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Xun zhao Su huilianChinese Language Book Club

Featured book: 寻找苏慧廉 / 沈迦 (A Way of Finding What’s True by Shen Jia)
Author/Facilitator: Shen Jia
Session 1: Thursday, March 29, 6:30-8:00 pm
Session 2: Thursday, April 26, 6:30-8:30 pm

*Registration will open in early February

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