News and Announcements


New Research from Professor Shuyu Kong, Humanities and Asia Canada Program

Professor Shuyu Kong, Director of Asia Canada Program published a monograph Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China. In this book, Shuyu Kong describes the recent transformation of the Chinese entertainment and media industry, the public engagement with popular media, and the social, cultural and political implications of these new developments. 


Translation Group at David Lam Centre, SFU is happy to announce the publication of a translation volume: Beijing Women: Stories. The stories were co-translated by Dr. Shuyu Kong (Humanities, SFU) and Dr. Colin S. Hawes, and the collection includes an introduction by Shuyu Kong on “Wang Yuan and her ethical dramas of everyday China”.

What's new

2017 MEXT Research Student Scholarship Applications

Application Deadline: May 20, 2016

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Research Student Scholarship for foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities... More

Paul Tai Yip Ng Memorial Award for 2015 Best Graduate Student Paper

Congratulations to Ms. Lisa Olding, an MEd student, who won our 2015 Best Gradaute Student Paper award. Lisa completed her BEd at the University of Victoria and has taught a variety of subjects (except for math) to students in grades three to twelve over the last twelve years. She is now an MEd student in Teaching English as an Additional Language. Lisa's winning paper was part of her coursework in EDUC 825, taught by Dr. Ena Lee.

The Paul Yip Ng Memorial Award will be presented to Lisa at a ceremony in May.

Quick links