Video of Professor Chia-ying Yeh’s birthday celebration is now on!

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On July 26, approximately 150 friends and students of Chia-ying Yeh, Professor Emerita of Asian Studies, gathered at the Asian Centre Auditorium to celebrate with her on her 90th birthday.

Hosted by Asian Library, Department of Asian Studies, the Centre for Chinese Research and the Institute of Asian Research, along with the kind support of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and the Chinese Canadian Writers’ Association, the celebration was also the Vancouver opening for the touring exhibition celebrating her life and work on her birthday.  To view the full program of the celebration, please click here.

Emcees Drs. Jan Walls and Lai Fong Leung

Emcees Drs. Jan Walls and Lai Fong Leung

Recitation of Yeh's poems and lyrics (L to R: Jan Walls, Ally Wang, Jenny Tse, Tommy Tao)

Recitation of Yeh’s poems and lyrics (R to L: Jan Walls, Ally Wang, Jenny Tse, Tommy Tao)

Guests presenting birthday gifts

Guests presenting birthday gifts

Happy Birthday to Professor Yeh!

Happy Birthday to Professor Yeh!

Exhibition at the Asian Centre foyer

Exhibition at the Asian Centre foyer

Exhibition on Library upper floor

Exhibition on Library upper floor

 

 

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