Living Library Pilot
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Living Library Pilot

Living Library Pilot Date: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Location: UBC Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall Admission: Free, but please register at Eventbrite. Hosts: UBC Asian Library and PCHC-MoM Society   Description: LIVING LIBRARY A Living Library Program makes people—rather than books—available for checkout. In the Asian Library context, such a program would provide a space for distinguished individuals who … Continue reading

PCHC Partners to Present All Our Father’s Relations at VAFF
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PCHC Partners to Present All Our Father’s Relations at VAFF

We are pleased to announce that PCHC will be a partner for the screening of  Sarah Ling and Al Yoshizawa’s new film, All Our Father’s Relations, on Sunday November 6th, 2016 from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas Vancouver. This film follows Elder Larry Grant and Howard Grant and their mixed Chinese and First Nations family and … Continue reading

Chinese Restaurant Series: Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers
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Chinese Restaurant Series: Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

In partnership with the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW), PCHC is screening a selection of dynamic episodes of the ground-breaking Chinese Restaurant series by award-winning filmmaking duo: producer/director Cheuk Kwan and cinematographer Kwoi Gin. The screenings will take place on two separate days, and Q&A panels with the filmmakers with follow the presentations. Registration is required on Eventbrite for … Continue reading

Two Post-Conference Activities Organized by PCHC-MoM
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Two Post-Conference Activities Organized by PCHC-MoM

Over 200 scholars and researchers from around the world will be gathered in Richmond from July 6 to 8 for the 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO). In partnership with the University of British Columbia, PCHC-MoM Society will be recruiting and training volunteers to serve at the … Continue reading

Free Walking Tour: Where Vancouver Remembers – A Selection of Early Chinese Stories
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Free Walking Tour: Where Vancouver Remembers – A Selection of Early Chinese Stories

“Free Walking Tour: Where Vancouver Remembers — A Selection of Early Chinese Stories Date: May 14 (Saturday) Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am Venue: Mountain View Cemetery (5455 Fraser St., Vancouver)   FREE but spots are limited. Pre-registration required through 604-325-2646 or mountainviewcemetery@vancouver.ca In 1890, when the City of Vancouver allocated a section at Mountain View Cemetery for … Continue reading

Photos from PCHC-MoM Guided Tour of the Royal British Columbia Museum
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Photos from PCHC-MoM Guided Tour of the Royal British Columbia Museum

Yesterday, October 27th, the PCHC-MoM Society led a guided tour of the Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC exhibition at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria. The fascinating exhibit included wonderful interactive displays and artefacts relating to the Chinese worker and migrant experience in the gold rush. Thanks to Tzu-I Chung for being our host! … Continue reading

PCHC-MoM/Ricepaper Magazine Partnership Issue Released
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PCHC-MoM/Ricepaper Magazine Partnership Issue Released

PCHC-MoM’s partner issue with Ricepaper Magazine is out! Look out for Issue 20.3 in shops and book stores or order an issue at ricepapermagazine.ca! The issue includes items such as an interview about PCHC-MoM with Director and Treasurer Dr. Henry Yu, creative non-fiction about multiple ethnic identities by Fung Ling Feimo, musings on Indonesian identity … Continue reading

Komagata Maru 2015 Anniversary
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Komagata Maru 2015 Anniversary

2015 is the 101st anniversary of the Komagata Maru, an incident that reflected exclusionary policies of the Canadian government at the time on the subject of Asian Pacific migration. On May 23, 1914 a ship carrying passengers that were largely immigrants from the Punjab, British India, arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, and were subsequently denied entry … Continue reading