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February 10, 2020
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Events: Feb 10 to 16

This week, learn about the history of Japanese studies, get tips on job searching, and enjoy a night out at the Gallery.

What Aborigines Sang: Aynu, Yukar, and Some Problems in Japan Studies

Why you should go

This lecture will take a critical approach to the area known as ‘Japan studies’. 

DETAILS

Professor James E. Ketelaar, from the University of Chicago, will draw on his recent research into the concepts of the barbarian and the frontier in the construction of Japanese national identity and history. He will also examine some of the roles and meanings of emotion in the construction of the historical imagination in Japan. Online registration for this event is closed, but in-person registration will be accepted, space-permitting, from 5:45 pm on the day of the event.

  • When: Mon, Feb 10 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Asian Studies Auditorium, 1871 West Mall

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Lovestruck: Live at the Gallery

Why you should go

Enjoy a Valentines-themed night out filled with live music, performances, and prizes.

DETAILS

This night out at The Gallery is a great way to celebrate Valentine's Day early. Not only will there be local UBC talent performing, but you can also chat with your valentine or crush... End the night off by entering to win a 4-foot tall teddy bear by donating to the “Hope for Happiness” charity. This event is the perfect midterm de-stressor. 

  • When: Tue, Feb 11 | 7:00 - 9:30 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: AMS Nest, The Gallery

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The Great Running Shoe Debate

Why you should go

This debate will shed light on what to look for in your next pair of runners.

DETAILS

Five world class researchers—responsible for some of the most current research on running, shoes, and running injuries/biomechanics—will come together under one roof to discuss the tough questions surrounding running shoes in this structured debate.

  • When: Wed, Feb 12 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: UBC Forest Sciences Centre, Room 1005

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Job Search Strategies

Why you should go

Discover the best ways to start looking for that summer internship.

DETAILS

The Centre for Student Involvement & Careers will be hosting a workshop to educate students on how to find potential jobs. Learn the best ways to go about looking for work both online and in person, and learn different strategies to access the hidden job market. More info. 

  • When: Wed, Feb 12 | 5:00 - 6:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Brock Hall, Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

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Free Yoga Workshop: Back to Basics

Why you should go

Grab your yoga mat and learn all about the basics of yoga.

DETAILS

As part of Move UBC month, come join the UBC Yoga Club in their free workshop focusing on the basics of what yoga is all about. Everyone who attends will receive a 2 Class Pass for Modo Yoga Studio. This event is open to all skill levels.

  • When: Thu, Feb 13 | 6:30 - 7:30 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: AMS Nest, Lev Bukhman Lounge

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Pastels & Pinot: Valentine’s Edition

Why you should go

Grab your friends or loved one and enjoy a calm night filled with pinot and paint. 

DETAILS

Whether you're worried that this year's Valentine's Day is going to be a lonely one, or you're looking for the perfect date night for you and your partner, we've set up the ideal night for you! Gather your dearest ones and join us at the Gallery for an evening made for you to paint whatever your heart desires. More info. 

  • When: Fri, Feb 14 | 7:30 - 10:00 pm

  • Price: $5

  • Where: AMS Nest, The Gallery

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