Vast Ocean, Vast Heaven: A multi-site exhibition on Nitobe Memorial Garden

Nitobe Memorial Garden in snowNitobe Memorial Garden exhibition at Asian Centre Join CAUSA (Collective for the Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts) for this multi-site exhibition – Nitobe Memorial Garden: Vast Ocean, Vast Heaven from December 3, 2015  to January 31, 2016 at the Asian Centre/Library, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and Rare Books and Special Collections.

Upcoming events:

Japan and the Cinema
a CAUSA / UBC Film Society collaboration at Norman Bouchard Memorial Theatre, 6138 Student Union Boulevard (map)
• Saturday January 16th 7:00 pm: HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (Alain Resnais, 1959)
• Saturday January 16th 9:00 pm: FLOATING WEEDS (Yasujiro Ozu, 1959)
• Sunday January 24th 7:00 pm: DOUBLE SUICIDE (Masahiro Shinoda, 1969)

Past Event:

A One-Day Symposium
Date: Saturday, January 9th, 2016
Time: 10am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4pm
Place: UBC Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – Lillooet Room

Speakers: CAUSA Research Curators in association with:
• Adrian Archambault, cultural studies archivist
• Donald Luxton, architectural heritage consultant and advocate
• Bryan Mulvihill, tea ceremony educator, Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver
• Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, landscape architect
• Terence Russell, Asian Studies Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
• Ryo Sugiyama, curator, Nitobe Memorial Garden, University of British Columbia

Two Lectures hosted by CAUSA in association with the Asian Library
Date: Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Place: Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall (map)

  1. “Design of Kurimoto Japanese Garden – University of Alberta,” by Isao Nakase, Director General, Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo, Japan
  2. “Garden of Enlightenment of Tohoku,” by Koichi Kobayashi, Landscape Architect; Visiting Research Fellow, University of Hyogo, Japan

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