Events & Displays

WE ARE HUMAN!: Documentary Film Discussion Event Recap

On Tuesday, February 6, approximately 62 in person participants and 27 online participants attended a hybrid panel discussion featuring a documentary film on human rights violations in Japan. The event, which was hosted by UBC Asian Library and the Department of Asian Studies, centered around the film Watashitachi wa Ningen da! ワタシタチハニンゲンダ! (We are Human!)  produced in 2022 by director Ko Chanyu, a second-generation Zainichi (‘residing in Japan’) Korean journalist and filmmaker. Read more…

Kids Discover Asia at Asian Library – Kids Take Over UBC
Sunday, February 18 | 10am-4pm

The Asian Library invites you and your family to join us on campus on Sunday, February 18 to discover Asia through games, storytimes, and crafts! Hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning, Kids Take Over UBC brings together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Read more…


Art and Cultural Exhibition

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