Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 1Buddhism, Japan
- 1Chinese romanization
- 1Chinese transliteration
- 1Country food - Northern Canada
- 1Four Seas Chinese Radio (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
- 1Hollow dry lacquer sculpture
A member of the gooseberry family, skunkberries or skunk currants are found across nothern Canada. This edible berry has a strong odor and bristly. Skunkberries can be used to make jelly and were used as a traditional medicine by Indigenous people.
我愛雪梨 — 中外譯名雜碎 Wo ai Xueli: Zhong wai yi ming za sui (I love "Pear" [i.e., Sydney]: on transliterating proper names)Download
This Chinese essay was published in 1990 in the commemorative publication to mark the 10th anniversary of the Four Seas Chinese Radio (CKER AM 1480) in Edmonton. It discusses the transliteration of non-Chinese personal and geographical names into Chinese forms. Recently in October 2016, there...
荷花香 — 唐招提寺賞荷記 He hua xiang: Tangzhaotisi shang he ji (Lotus Fragrance: Viewing Lotus Flowers in Toshodaiji Monastery, Nara city, Japan)Download
This essay, in Chinese, introduces the Buddhist monastery Toshodaiji in Nara city, Japan, a UN world heritage. Toshodaiji monastery was established in the mid-8th century by Monk Jianzhen (Monk Ganjin) who was invited to come to Japan from China. The main theme, however, is on the lotus flowers...