York University Annual Chinese Culture Day 2024


Poster for York University Annual Chinese Culture Day 2024 on 14 February 2024Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | 11:00 to 14:30 EST | Room 152, Assembly Hall, Founders College, York University | In person

The York University Chinese Culture Day 2024 event celebrates Chinese literature and culture during the Chinese Lunar New Year Festival.

This in-person event will feature three keynote public lectures:

  • Lingnan Culture as Method: How to Study Wong Fei-hung Legend? with Yu Chang (Hong Kong Collectors Society, author of Wong Fei-hung Legend and Lingnan Culture)
  • Preservation of Chinese Heritage through Cantonese Opera in Canada with Jack Leong (York University Libraries)
  • Domesticating Suzie: Cultural Politics in the Rewriting of The World of Suzie Wong with Chris Song (University of Toronto).

Chinese Culture Day will also feature a Cantonese Opera performance—Scramble for an Umbrella—from Praying to the Moon, one of the four Southern Opera Classics performed by Alice K. Chan (Starlight Chinese Opera Performing Arts Centre) and Michelle Cai.

YCAR is pleased to co-present this event.