East Asian Library Events

Upcoming Events

LiterAsian 2019 logo
Event date:
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Time:
3:00 – 6:30 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

The theme for this year's free literarty festival is Looking to the Future: The evolving narrative of Asian Canadian fiction. We are also celebrating the publication of Immersion, a book of fifteen Asian speculative fiction stories from around the world.

Past Events

Screenshot from The Little House
Event date:
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Time:
7 - 10 pm
Location:
Innis Town Hall

SOLD OUT - Film screening of the Japanese drama The Little House 小さいおうち, based on the book written by award-winning author Kyoko Nakajima 中島京子 who will be the special guest in attendance.

Image of exhibition poster
Event date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Monday, September 30, 2019
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

Curated by Toronto Hakka Heritage Alliance, the exhibition showcases the unique migratory history of the Hakka people through material objects such as maps, charts, ceremonial items, traditional clothing, everyday objects, and etc. 

Image of exhibition poster
Event date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time:
2 - 3 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

Here are the highlights of the opening of the exhibition "The Hakka Odyssey: Identity, Culture & Beyond", which is curated by Toronto Hakka Heritage Alliance: view event photos here... 

A Body in Fukushima exhibition
Event date:
Monday, March 4, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, 1/F Robarts Library, Toronto Reference Library

A photo exhibition by Eiko Otake and and William Johnston on the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. 

A Culinary Journey through Toronto Chinatowns poster image
Event date:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time:
2 - 4 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

Professor Chef Leo Chan will take us on a memory trip to Toronto’s hustling and bustling Chinatowns. He will discuss the intersectionality between the Chinese Canadian immigration, the development of Chinatowns, and the growing Chinese food community in Toronto.

Click here to view event photos