In the Media


[Media] Guest speakers Prof. Virginia Yip and Prof. Stephen Matthews on the Cantonese language

July 19, 2018

Guest speakers Prof. Virginia Yip (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Prof. Stephen Matthews (The University of Hong Kong) interviewed by OMNI Cantonese (BC) on the importance of the teaching and learning of the Cantonese language.


[Media] Guest speaker Mr. Chris Shum on his journey of being a lyricist

July 7, 2018

A wonderful talk by lyricist Chris Shum organized by the UBC Cantonese 卑詩大學粵語 Program.


[Media] HKSI Associate Mr. Raymond Pai on the upcoming workshops

June 21, 2018

Another interview with HKSI Associate Raymond Pai on the Cantonese Worlds and Cantonese Linguistics workshops.


[Media] HKSI Associate Mr. Raymond Pai interviewed on the Cantonese Worlds workshop

June 20, 2018

Mr. Raymond Pai of the UBC Cantonese 卑詩大學粵語 Program interviewed on the Cantonese Worlds 2 Workshop.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Hedy Law on teaching Cantonese music

June 17, 2018

HKSI Associate Dr. Hedy Law of UBC School of Music interviewed on her course on Cantonese music (to be offered in the fall 2019).


[Media] HKSI in the news

June 4, 2018

// Back in 2015, the University of British Columbia spoke to HKFP about its plans to roll out Cantonese courses, but a year ago it went one step further and launched the Hong Kong Studies Initiative. Headed by scholar Leo Shin, the programme focuses on the city’s history, culture and language. //


[Media] Dr. Leo K. Shin on the Goddess of Democracy at UBC

June 3, 2018

HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin was interviewed by Ubyssey for the story "The Lonely Goddess: A Lost Memory of Tiananmen Hides in Plain Sight on UBC Campus."


[Media] UBC Cantonese Language Program in the news

June 2, 2018

The UBC Cantonese 卑詩大學粵語 Program got a shout-out from 信報財經新聞 hkej.com in Hong Kong.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on the publication of Celebration: Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia

May 21, 2018

// "Celebration: Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia" acknowledges the painful history in its profiles of 96 people from the Chinese community who have made significant contributions to the province in medicine, science, athletics, philanthropy and more. //


[Media] Speakers Mary Shuk-han Wong and Wong King Fai on Hong Kong literature and cinema

May 14, 2018

Visitors Mary Shuk-han Wong and Wong King Fai spoke about the past and present of Hong Kong literature and cinema.