Summer book recommendations

The Kite Runner This book unravels an emotional story between childhood best friends who would do anything for each other “a thousand times over” Netanya Castillo, Video Editor The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, was published in 2003 and grew in popularity for its detailed depiction of pre-war Afghanistan. Hosseini, an Afghan native, based the... Continue Reading

Surrey Gallery to showcase artwork inspired by local Japanese-Canadian history

In 2019, Cindy Mochizuki was an artist resident at the tech lab at the Surrey Art Gallery. During her residency, she researched Japanese-Canadian berry farming around Strawberry Hill just before World War II. “For over 20 years, I have been researching and digging into the Japanese-Canadian family history before the world war, and meeting with... Continue Reading

The significance of Black History Month in Canada

The month of February is a month set aside by many people in Canada to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and their communities who, throughout history, have contributed immensely to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate, and prosperous nation it is today. As a black woman who immigrated from Nigeria to... Continue Reading

Meet KPU: Janice Morris

Janice Morris has been teaching at KPU since 2006. She is the Founder and Festival Director of KDocsFF, Kwantlen’s Documentary Film Festival. She also sits on the editorial board of Mise-en-scene: The Journal of Film and Visual Narration. She is from Vancouver, and has a passion for travel, film, and dogs. She tries as much... Continue Reading