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Borrowed From Nature
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Borrowed From Nature

Kino Sum Productions‘ new documentary Borrowed From Nature explores the rich and complex history of Japanese gardens in western Canada. Through the principles and design philosophy of famed Japanese Canadian designer Roy Tomomichi Sumi, the film explores Japanese gardens in Lethbridge, AB, Vancouver, BC, and New Denver, BC, revealing hidden testaments to an enduring Japanese … Continue reading

Contemporary Asian Stories: War, Romance, and Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City
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Contemporary Asian Stories: War, Romance, and Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City

Contemporary Asian Stories is a series of online events presented by the Vancouver Public Library in partnership with the University of British Columbia Department of Asian Studies. The series celebrates literature, film, and larger-than-life figures from across modern Asian popular cultures. Their next event is focusses on Eileen Chang (Zhang, Ailing 1920-1995) one of the most … Continue reading

VAHMSconnections presents Asian languages and literature: The story of four languages
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VAHMSconnections presents Asian languages and literature: The story of four languages

Our next VAHMSconnections event is happening November 26! Celebrating the linguistic diversity of the Lower Mainland, this panel presentation shares the story of four Asian languages: Farsi, Japanese, Punjabi, and Urdu. The panelists will discuss how these languages enrich our linguistic landscape, and they will focus on cultural values, language transfer, and the cultural and … Continue reading

Upcoming Offerings from the Chinese Canadian Historical Society
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Upcoming Offerings from the Chinese Canadian Historical Society

Hidden Histories: The Photos of Yucho Chow ​Join the Chinese Canadian Historical Society for a look at a part of B.C. history that is seldom seen. Through formerly hidden photos taken by Vancouver’s first and most prolific Chinese photographer – Yucho Chow – discover the lives and stories of early communities and everyday people whose … Continue reading

#HealthnotHate
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#HealthnotHate

Practice Social Distancing, Not Ethnic Distancing. At a time when the physical health of our communities is at stake, there’s no need for racial discrimination to enter the conversation. Not now, not ever. With Covid-19, we are fighting a common enemy with our collective welfare at the top of our minds. That’s yours and mine. Our families, … Continue reading