Register Now: Using Teaching, Learning, and Research as Tools for University-Community Knowledge Mobilization: UBC’s Presence in Vancouver’s Chinatown
Start your day off with a visit to UBC Chinatown. Located in Chinatown House, a new community-centered co-working hub with the mission to foster and enhance relationships between UBC and Chinatown, to ensure UBC initiatives build upon pre-existing resources and expertise, to reduce unintended negative impacts on Chinatown communities from UBC initiatives, and to support potential research and learning initiatives in Chinatown involving UBC units1. Join us to learn how UBC’s presence in Chinatown helps facilitate reciprocal partnerships between community partners2 and the university. Light refreshments from neighbouring bakeries in Chinatown will be provided!
Date: November 21, 2019, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Chinatown House, 188 East Pender Street
Who can attend: UBC staff whose work involves public outreach and engagement are welcome to participate.
 Units currently involved in teaching, learning and research initiatives in UBC Chinatown include: Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program (ACAM), Faculty of Arts, Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), GoGlobal, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Initiative for Student Teaching and Research in Chinese Canadian Studies (INSTRCC UBC), St. John’s College, and the Vice-Provost International.  Community partners involved with UBC Chinatown research, teaching and learning initiatives include: Asia Pacific Foundation (APF), Burnaby Village Museum (BVM), Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC (CCHSBC), City of Vancouver Chinatown Transformation Team (CTT), Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, hua foundation, Pacific Canada Heritage Centre-Museum of Migration (PCHC-MoM), and Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF)