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Cantonese Worlds is a two-day workshop that aims to begin an important conversation about how to make sense of the transformations of the last 50 years. In gathering leading scholars and observers to lay out an initial set of workshop themes for discussion, this pilot process will help create guiding questions that will shape the next few years of research, outreach, and public education.

Forum Series for the Hong Kong Canada Crosscurrents Project (2014-2019) Featuring: The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy Dr. Leo K. Shin (UBC History and Asian Studies)| Dr. Helen Leung (SFU Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies)| Dr. Henry Yu (UBC History) Thursday, October 2, 2014 (3:00-5:00 p.m.) St. John’s College at the University of British Columbia 2111 […]

Last night at the 2013 Yip So Man Wat Memorial Lecture, Gage Averill, Dean of Arts, announced a $2,000,000 donation to sponsor the development of a Cantonese Studies program at UBC.

Professor Leung Ping-kwan 梁秉鈞 (pen name: Ye Si 也斯) is a highly prolific poet, novelist, cultural critic, and multimedia artist. Dr. Leung is Chair Professor of Comparative Literature, Lingnan University in Hong Kong. His recent research on the film culture of Hong Kong in the 1950s formed the basis of this year's Wat Lecture.