Japanese Canadian students tribute
Media Release | May 28, 2014
The first students to register for a new minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies will begin classes in September 2014.
May 28, 2012
Media opportunity with Japanese Canadian UBC students of 1942 and Honorary Degree Ceremony
Media Release | March 22, 2012
As part of UBC’s efforts to recognize Japanese Canadians affected by internment in 1942, the university is asking the Asian Canadian community to help guide the creation of a interdisciplinary program that will highlight the contributions of Asian Canadians and examine anti-Asian racism that produced events like the forced removal of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.
March 15, 2012
Seventy years after Japanese Canadian UBC students were forcibly removed and exiled from the B.C. coast, UBC is examining its own role in this injustice with a symposium.
Media Release | November 16, 2011
The University of British Columbia Senate voted tonight to honour students and Canadians affected by a dark period in Canada’s history, and will be awarding them special degrees next spring as part of a three-pronged program to mark the 70th anniversary of the internment policy.