Essay Competition for Punjabi Language Students

The Department of Asian Studies and the Asian Library are pleased to announce the 2021 essay competition in Punjabi for Punjabi language students. Students who were enrolled in a Punjabi language class or classes at a university, college, or at the pre-colleigate level in B.C. during the last three years can participate in this competition. Read more…

Ink Dance 墨舞

The Canadian Society for Asian Arts and the UBC Asian Library are presenting an online overview and demonstration of Chinese calligraphy. Renowned scholar Dr. Jan Walls (王健) will discuss this revered and popular art form, with focus on the works of late Master Yim Tse (謝琰). Read more…






Art and Cultural Exhibition

The Asian Library is dedicated to enhancing student learning, accelerating research, and engaging with the communities. If you are interested in booking the exhibit spaces for future displays, please visit



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