Congress 2013: Asian Canadian Studies Conference

June 1-2, 2013
Various venues across campus
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Japanese entertainer

With the support of the University of Victoria, scholars, graduate students and community activists from across Canada gathered on June 1-2, 2013 and discussed the future of Asian Canadian studies.

Special guests were: Joy Kogawa (author of Obasan); Elaine H. Kim (coordinator, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley); Henry Yu (Asian Canadian Studies, UBC); Mary Kitagawa, (Asian Canadian community leader); Eric Fong (Asian Canadian Studies, University of Toronto); Victoria City Councilor Charlayne Thornton-Joe and many fine Asian Canadian scholars from across Canada for this two-day conference. The conference is free and open to the public. Tickets were $35 for adults. $25 for students and seniors.