East Asian Library Events

Current Events

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. 

Upcoming Events

Recipes from the garden of contentment poster
Event date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
2 - 4 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

Past Events

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.

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“Line & Verse” Exhibition Closing Ceremony poster image
Event date:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time:
2 - 4 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

The closing ceremony of the "Line & Verse: An Exploration of Visual Arts and Poetry, betewen Canada and Taiwan" Exhibition will feature a panel of speakers, including Professor Jenny Purtle, Professor Patrick Mahon, Carlina Chen, and Phoebe Ka-Ir Wang, with Professor Yael Brotman as the moderator.

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“Line & Verse” Exhibition poster image
Event date:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

This exhibition features works on paper by 21 Canadian artists and 21 Taiwanese artists. Our library will host their first Canada exhibition.