Author Archives: YK 1965

About YK 1965

Class of WYK1965 Microbiologist (Environmental Microbiology) Honorary Research Fellow Agriculture Canada, Ottawa

Flash mob CNY celebration on Parliament Hill

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筷子篇


A parable to find common ground

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The Wandering Songstress Orchestral Song Suite

This recent Chinese-western fusion composition is old wine in new skin, which may supersede the Yellow River Chorus.
The song selection is filled with romantic love, but ends in nationalism against Japanese militarism.

天涯歌女交响歌组

To view the performance in completion is recommended before your evaluation.

By the way, the “Wandering Songstress”, originally sung by Zhou Chuan, has been highlighted in Lee An’s film “Lust, Caution”.

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一五年重阳 2015 Double Nine 陈耀国 YK Chan

异乡久畄亦故乡 Land afar is homeland for long
增广见闻莫神伤 Horizon expanded is not forlorn
环球文化多元量 Global cultures merge multifaceted
厚华薄外扁目僵 Blinkers on if downplay foreign to dwell on Han

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On WYK1965 Golden Anniversary

Old long since

We parted and grew,
On wings of youth, through trials true.
Each in a way self-guided fate,
Brought to mind acquaintances entwined.
In days to come, all meetings end at home,
On a train that stops at distances far and nigh,
Lives lived, but undenied.

久别离

彼此成长
如乘驾青春翅膀 跨过人生考验
掌握自我命运
回顾别情重逢
来日再会如归
隆隆火车远近下载
活了命 非能忘

YK Chan 陈耀国
Ottawa 2015.10.03

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The first Jesuit

The first Jesuit, film

The movie Trailer:

See also Ignacio

And

Know your enemy

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Sampling Islamic Culture by YK Chan

I.M. Pei designed the Islamic Art Museum, which opened in 2008 in Doha, the capital of Qatar. Islamic culture spanned three continents at its peak. For those who have not ventured overseas to the Islamic world, they can have a taste of the rich Islamic art and culture within Canada in Burnaby, BC, or Toronto, ON, where two Ismaili Centres are situated.

The Ismaili Centre in Toronto was opened one year ago. I recently had a chance to visit it and its adjoining Aka Khan Museum, which are located at a convenient site in Don Mills, standing out as a remarkable architecbtural landmark. One can browse the Museum web site (Aga Khan Museum) for detailed information on its events or booking a free guided tour of the Centre. Admission is free after 16h00 on Wednesdays.

The following are some photos I took during my visit.

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Advice on pursuing a doctorate in science (Not by me–YK Chan)

In these days and age, miserably few would consider pursuing a Ph.D. degree in science. In case some are still pondering about it, read this article first before pushing head on into it. This is my only advice for now.
What’s it like to get a Ph.D. Degree in science?
(If the above link does not work, use it for copy-and-paste in search engine.)

After perusing the pros and cons outlined by the author of the article, let me know if you have more questions.

At any rate, enjoy a good read.

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高山流水:子期知音

伯牙遇子期,曲高和寡

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古曲:廣陵散 (古琴)

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