Events

Photo of students' calligraphy
Event date:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time:
11 - 4 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

We had made a chance for many students who use our library to try their hands with Chinese calligraphy, in addition to snacks, tea and an online draw for SDM gift cards. The calligraphy was very popular with the participants! Click here to view event photos... 

Image used for the event "Viewing Gastronomy from the Garden of Contentment"
Event date:
Friday, February 28, 2020
Time:
1 - 3 pm
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

A talk about the work of the historical Chinese recipe book, Suiyuan Shi dan (Recipes from the Garden of Contentment, 隨園食單), and the award-winning translator of this book, Dr. Sean Jy-Shyang Chen's understanding on Chinese Canadian cuisine.  Click here to view photographs of the event...

Event photo - Tibetan Studies Librarianship & Resources: An Update
Event date:
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time:
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Location:
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

An overview of the latest developments in Tibetan librarianship, digitization project, online resources, and newly received publications at our library. Click here to view the photos of this event...

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 literary 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 the following to view event photos on Facebook and watch the event on YouTube

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.

Photo of part of the Asian Canadian Studies Collection Display
Event date:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Saturday, February 15, 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.

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... 

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. 

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.