Event Change in Program
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Event Change in Program

Please note a change to this year’s explorASIAN 2016 Festival Program, regarding the event “UBC As a Place of Diverse Minds” opening May 1st. The updated details for this event are as below:  It’s About Time: A Retrospective of Asian Presence at UBC Date: May 3–31 Partners: Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Asian Canadian Asian Migration Studies … Continue reading

The Last Geisha
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The Last Geisha

May 3rd, The Last Geisha, Hosted by the UBC Learning Exchange (4:00pm) Description: Madame Minako. The story of the last geisha in Yoshiwara, Japan. Documentary film screening and discussion hosted by the UBC Learning Exchange. Location: Japanese Language School 487 Alexander St. Enquiries/info: learningexchange.ubc.ca/lastgeisha Continue reading

Serve the People: A Study and Discussion on the Legacy of the Revolutionary Asian Pacific American Movement
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Serve the People: A Study and Discussion on the Legacy of the Revolutionary Asian Pacific American Movement

May 3rd, Serve the People: A study and discussion on the legacy of the revolutionary Asian Pacific American movement — Chinatown Action Group   (6:00pm) –       Description: A generation of Asian American activists in the 1960s arose from working-class communities to transform US society. What can we learn from this history today? –       Location: … Continue reading