East Asian Library Events

Current Events

Photo of part of the Asian Canadian Studies Collection Display
Event date:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Thursday, April 30, 2020
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

A showcase of our Asian Canadian collection. The display cases are located behind the old reference desk.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

a kyogen performance with Kaoru Matsumoto
Event date:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Time:
2 - 4 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

A lecture on kyogen (狂言), a form of traditional Japanese comic theatre, with renowned Kaoru Matsumoto (松本薫). Click here to view events photos...

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. Click here to view event photos...

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. Click here to view event photos here...