East Asian Library events

2024 Lunar New Year event poster, co-hosted by U of T Family Care Office and the East Asian Library.Join us for an afternoon filled with family-friendly fun as we explore diverse community traditions and celebrate the Lunar New Year together!
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3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/u-t-families-celebrate-lunar-new-year-2024
                The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library and the Family Care Office invite U of T community members and their families to celebrate the Lunar New Year!   The Lunar New Year is important for many East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Asian Canadian cultures who celebrate and observe in diverse ways, and on different calendar days. The U of T community members will share various ways of celebrating alongside fun activities for children. Food will be provided by the East Asian Library. … Read more about this event
event poster for the virtual panel discussion Trends and Challenges: Developing Chinese as a Foreign Language Textbooks for Canadian Universities, part of the CFL Textbook Development Panel Series, on Friday, January 26, 2024. Scan the QR code located in the middle of the image, for registration or more information.
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12:30-2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Virtual (Zoom)
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/cfl-textbook-development-panel-series
          We are pleased to invite you to the panel discussion Trends and Challenges: Developing Chinese as a Foreign Language Textbooks for Canadian Universities, part of the CFL Textbook Development Panel Series, on Friday, January 26, 2024.   * Language: Chinese (English interpretation will be provided). Free admission, open for all to attend. Please register in advance. Date: Friday, January 26, 2024. Time: 12:30- 2:00 p.m. (EST) Location: Virtual (held via Zoom)   Registration: http://… Read more about this event
Film screening poster for Jiro Dreams of Sushi
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2-4 p.m.
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Media Commons (Room 3-023), Robarts Library, 3rd Floor, 130 St. George Street, Toronto
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/film-screening-jiro-dreams-sushi
Embark on a cinematic journey into the world of culinary mastery and enjoy an afternoon celebrating Japanese culinary excellence! We are pleased to invite University of Toronto students to join an exclusive film screening of the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011). A brief discussion will follow hosted by Professor Bob Thompson, the instructor of the Japan program, who will share his insights on both Japanese culture and his vision for the upcoming Japan program.  Date: Thursday,… Read more about this event
EAL event promotion poster
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/stay-date-eals-events
  The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library hosts a variety of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events, workshops, lectures, and panel discussions throughout the year. The library is dedicated to providing current, critical, and supportive programs for University of Toronto students, faculty, staff, and the broader East Asian and Asian Canadian communities.   Follow Us on Social Media  To stay informed about our programs and events, follow us on social media and visit our website, as we regularly… Read more about this event
The event poster depicts a soft light blue background with a watercolour mountain illustration. The title reads Tibetan Studies Collection Development and Services: Celebrating 10 Years of Partnership. Above the text is a Tibetan fluid cursive script style called "kyuk", of the Tibetan word "nyamlé", which translates in English to "together-work." Below are the University of Toronto Libraries and Columbia University Libraries logos in white text on a navy background.
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2:30-4:30 p.m.
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The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/tibetan-studies-collection-development-services-celebrating-10-years-partnership
Sold Out- Join us in celebrating a decade of collaboration as the University of Toronto Libraries and Columbia University Libraries mark the 10th anniversary of the Tibetan Collection Development and Services partnership!   Enjoy a keynote talk by Professor Rory Lindsay, Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, and a special viewing of "Murals of Tibet," a SUMO-sized Collector's Edition signed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, showcasing life-size depictions of Tibetan… Read more about this event
The event poster depicts an image of a certificate under the Chinese Immigration Act showing payment for entry to work in Canada. The text describes the event, which takes place online over Zoom on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, from 6:30-8:30pm (Eastern Time). To RSVP please scan the QR code in the bottom right corner of the poster, or for a pdf version of the poster please visit this URL link: https://forms.gle/t1daFNRx6spTm13X7. For inquires send an email to to eal.events@utoronto.ca.
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6:30-8:30 PM (EST)
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Virtual (Zoom)
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/one-hundred-years-solidarity-unpacking-moments-ruptures-and-unity
                    Sold Out - Join us for a panel discussion at the University of Toronto to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Chinese Immigration Act, also known as the Chinese Exclusion Act in Canada. This act was one of several discriminatory policies that manifested the pervasive racism directed towards Chinese immigrants in Canada since their arrival in the mid-19th century.  In 2023, we will reflect on a century since the implementation of this legislation, and our panel… Read more about this event
Event poster for From Millennia to Madame Wu: Culinary Chronicles of China includes images of book cover of "Madame Wu’s Handbook on Homecooking'', which is pictures two red-coloured fish on a light brown and grey background.
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2-4 pm
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The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, 8th floor, Robarts Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/millennia-madame-wu-culinary-chronicles-china
                    Sold Out (click here to view recording) - Join us for an exciting journey through the rich culinary history of China at the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library at the University of Toronto Libraries!  This event will feature two talks: one by Eugene N. Anderson titled “Madame Wu’s Cookbook and Food in Song China,” and another by Sean J.S. Chen titled “Madame Wu's Medieval Chinese Home Cooking.” Both discussions revolve around Sean J.S. Chen's forthcoming translation book, “… Read more about this event
Exhibition poster depicting images of student illustrations and illustrations from artist, Zhang Ming-ming.
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Ongoing: Sept-Dec 2023
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, 8th floor, Robarts Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/images-china-illustrations-zhang-ming-ming
                The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library and the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce an exhibition presenting the illustrated works by notable Chinese-American illustrator, Zhang Ming-ming alongside displays of student illustrations from East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto.  Exhibition duration: September - December 2023. Location: The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, 8th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street,… Read more about this event
Event Poster for Green Jail documentary screening and Q&A with the director. There is a QR code to register for the event in the bottom right corner.
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(Screening) Oct 16-20, (Q&A) Oct 17 at 7:30-8:30 PM
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Online: MyMedia, Zoom
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/film-screening-green-jail-and-qa-director
                Sold out - Read the transcript for the discussion: Documentary Filmmaking as an Act of Mourning: An Online Q&A with Director Huang Yin-Yu available here. The University of Toronto community is invited to join an online film screening of the documentary film Green Jail (2021) and Q&A with the director during the week of October 16, 2023. The online streaming is available from October 16th to 20th, while the online director Q&A happens on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 from… Read more about this event
Poster for Tibetan Studies Orientation event has text and image. Displays a photograph of rare Tibetan pecha organized on shelves in the Tibetan Collection Room at the East Asian Library at the University of Toronto. The text reads: Tibetan Studies Bibliographic Session Facilitated by Kristina Dy-Liacco on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Located at the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library. A light lunch will be served! Please RSVP for the session by Wednesday, September 20, 2023.
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12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/tibetan-studies-library-orientation-2023
                Registration Closed - Join us for an insightful session providing an overview of Tibetan Studies bibliographic resources at the University of Toronto Libraries and beyond! We will focus on both Tibetan and English language resources. It is also a great opportunity for students to connect with their peers over lunch to learn about the academic supports available to them! Tibetan Studies Bibliographic Session Facilitated by: Kristina Dy-Liacco (Tibetan Studies Librarian at… Read more about this event