This Year’s Program

Our 2020 event will take place on 2 April 2020 with guest Dr. Navtej Purewal of the School for Oriental and African Studies

The 12th Annual Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program: 

Celebrating Punjabi Language and Culture at UBC

2 April 2020

With special guest, Dr. Navtej Purewal

with awards to winners of a student Punjabi-language essay contest; a lifetime achievement award for a BC-based Punjabi language writer; and performances by UBC Punjabi language students.

Liu Institute Multi-purpose Room and Lobby

6476 NW Marine Drive

5:30 Reception

6-6:30: Greeting and Awards

6:30-7:00 Dr. Purewal’s address

7:00-8:00 Performances by UBC students

Organized by the Department of Asian Studies and co-sponsored by the Centre for India and South Asia Research and the Office of the Dean of Arts.

This program is made possible by the generosity of the family of Harjit Kaur Sidhu, dedicated wife, mother, and educator.