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Asia Research Brief #42 | “Playing Out of Bounds”: Identity and community-building on and off the court

23-02-2021

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Yuka Nakamura (School of Kinesiology and Health Science) examines identity formation within the North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament (NACIVT). In contrast to its...

Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative recipients

12-02-2021

Congratulations our Faculty Associates who were awarded funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as part of the Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative  Tania Das...

In memory of our colleague Lisa Drummond

20-01-2021

Dear YCAR Associates, It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to you that our dear colleague, Lisa Drummond, passed away yesterday after a long illness. Lisa was...

Asia Research Brief #41 | Diaspora Geopolitics (Tamils in Canada)

12-01-2021

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Jennifer Hyndman (Social Science and Geography, York University), Amarnath Amarasingam (Religion, Queen's University) and Gayathri Naganathan (Surgery, University of Toronto) examine how the state...

"Upstream," a docufiction film by Xin Liu

07-01-2021

Xin Liu received Canada-China Initiatives Fund support in 2020 for his master’s project, ‘Upstream’, a 20-minute docufiction film that explores the identity struggle of Chinese Permanent Residents in Canada and...

CFP | Anti-Asian Racism during COVID-19: An Interdisciplinary Approach workshop

22-12-2020

Event recordings: selected presentations from the June workshop are now available here.keynote address, "The White Elephant in the Room: The History and Present of Anti-Asian Racism" by Henry Yu (UBC)...

Seasons Greetings!

22-12-2020

Dear colleagues and friends, As another year comes to an end, we accept what has passed and look forward to the new year for a better tomorrow. Looking back, 2020...

Opportunity | YCAR Professional Development Fund

08-12-2020

YCAR’s Professional Development Fund subsidizes relevant experiences for its Graduate Associates to present their scholarly or creative work. Amounts awarded will range from $50 to $500 with the expectation that...

Opportunity | Canada-China Initiatives Fund | Deadline: Jan. 22

07-12-2020

Founded in 2019, the Canada-China Initiatives Fund (CCIF) was created to support scholarly exchanges and research on modern (i.e. post 1911) and contemporary China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, their...

Asia Research Brief #40 | On the Margins of Urban South Korea: Core Location as Method and Praxis

01-12-2020

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Laam Hae (Politics) discusses her newly released co-edited volume, On the Margins of Urban South Korea: Core Location as Method and Praxis (University of...