Student Projects

"We present a possible path to help revitalize the Vancouver Chinatown area so that space is used in a more productive way, while preserving its cultural identity and heritage."

"Food, in more ways than you expect contributes to our cultural identity as a community. The food we eat showcases our intergenerational preferences, family history as well as socioeconomic status to an extent."

"In our film project, we explore what defines intangible cultural heritage amongst the Chinese diaspora in Vancouver’s Chinatown, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia, and how museums can use intangible cultural heritage to showcase lived experiences in their exhibits."

"Through this virtual reality experience, we hopes to give people a gain greater understanding of the significance of cuisines in Chinese diaspora and how such connections links places together beyond geographic constraints."

A modified version of the newspaper column assignment submitted by Audrey Li, who was enrolled in “History of Hong Kong” (2018W).

Advanced Cantonese through Pop Culture: Hand-animated “Revelations from the Hong Kong Housing Estate.” 

Advanced Cantonese through Pop Culture: Minibus 101 

(Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers) Students take you on a quick trip to Richmond, B.C.

“Metamorphosis of Wong Cung Cung” by students from the summer session of Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers.

A beautifully told (and drawn) story of the Hong Kong-style milk tea by students of CNTO 451 (Advanced Cantonese through Pop Culture).