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Chinese Voices of the Okanagan: A Showcase

May 12 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

May 12  |  6-7:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Shannon Ward, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, IKBFASS

with speakers

  • Alison Fong Pui Chow, Master of Social Work student, FHSD
  • Jenny Lao, 4th year International Relations student, IKBFASS
  • Ann Ni, 4th year Management student, FoM
  • Sophia Hongyang Tao, 2nd year Ph.D. student in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

This event discusses linguistic diversity amongst members of the Chinese community in Kelowna, including those who trace their heritage to mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, and showcases a website featuring community folksongs and folk stories. The event aims to enhance understanding of the complexity of heritage languages and identities in the Chinese-Canadian diaspora, and to foster connections between UBC Okanagan students and community members.

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Date:
May 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Online virtual event
Online

Additional Info

Event Type
Talk/Lecture
Topic
Culture & Diversity, Indigenous
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Families, Partners & Industry, Students, Postdoctoral Fellows & Research Associates