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Save the Date l ‘We Are Hockey’ Exhibit at the Sikh Heritage Museum

The South Asian Studies Institute is pleased to announce that a date has been set for its next curated exhibit at the Sikh Heritage Museum titled ‘We Are Hockey.’ The exhibit is a vibrant counter narrative of Canada’s beloved sport: hockey. Centred on the experiences of peoples of colour, this exhibit challenges singularly racial perspectives on […]

Another Successful Instructional Skills Workshop in UFV India

Former UFV Faculty member Raymonde Tickner and instructor David Ticker conducted the Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW) at the UFV India campus in Chandigarh from December 17th-December 20, 2018. The ISW Program is a comprehensive three-tiered instructor development program. The workshop focuses on the teaching from the point of view of students and not from the point […]

SASI Second Annual Symposium

The SASI hosted its second annual symposium on November 30, 2018. This year’s theme to the conference was Interpretations and Expressions: The Evolution of South Asian Canadian Experiences. Building on the 2017 symposium which invited scholars to reflect on their ideas of the understanding and representation of South Asia in Canada, the 2018 symposium opened a […]

First ‘Research Encounters’ Series a Success

The inaugural set of ‘Research Encounters’ series co-presented by the UFV offices of Advancement and Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies featured one UFV faculty member and one guest lecturer from India. Dr. Jon Thomas, who holds the BC Regional Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV and is a faculty member in the School of […]

BC Regional Innovation Chair Dr. Jon Thomas Lucerne Talk

Dr. Jon Thomas, the Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV presented at the Lucerne Talks 2018 International Leadership Seminar in October, 2018. Jon’s talk was titled “Canada-India Business Trade.”  

SASI Hosts Winners of the 2018 Dhahan Prize in Punjabi Literature

The SASI was pleased to host the winning authors of the 2018 Dhahan Prize in Punjabi Literature on October 24, 2018. The SASI has an MoU with the Dhahan Prize in Punjabi Literature which includes an annual reading of the winning authors at the SASI. In addition to hosting the authors, the SASI provided translation […]

Punjabi Canadian Legacy Project Provincial Recognition

BCMA RoundUp Magazine Coverage The SASI is pleased to announce that the latest edition of the BC RoundUp Magazine, a BC Museums Association magazine features a story based on the work of the Punjabi Canadian Legacy Project. To view the magazine, please click here. The South Asian Studies Institute (SASI) at the University of the Fraser […]

President and Chancellor Visit UFV India

President and Chancellor visit UFV India in Chandigarh by Anne Russell on November 8, 2018 UFV President Joanne MacLean and Chancellor Andy Sidhu touched down in Chandigarh in early November for their first visit to UFV India. Along with their partners Maureen Murphy and Pritam Sidhu, the president and chancellor had a jam-packed agenda for their week-long visit. […]

UFV Alumni Association Hosts Inaugural Chandigarh Student Social

UFV Alumni Association in partnership with the South Asian Studies Institute hosted the inaugural Chandigarh Student Social for the newest batch of students who arrived from UFV India to the Abbotsford Campus to complete their degrees. The October 17, 2018 event featured talks by two UFV India Alumni- Ms. Avneet Riar and Mr. Arjunveer Kamra, […]

Inaugural Building Bridges Community Golf Day a Great Success

The inaugural ‘Building Bridges Community Golf Day’ which took place on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Chilliwack Golf & Country Club was a great success. The Community Golf Day was established to raise funds for the South Asian Research Fellowship Program at the South Asian Studies Institute (SASI). The idea for the golf tournament […]