Carolina Asia Center to Celebrate Asia Week 2017, Feb. 20-25

February 6, 2017

The Carolina Asia Center kicks off Asia Week 2017 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Feb. 20-25, 2017. This campus-wide celebration of Asia, the first pan-Asia week-long celebration at UNC, features collaborations with several campus departments and … Continued

On Exclusion

January 31, 2017

In contemplating the impact of the recent Executive Order, I am reminded of similar moments in U.S. history. In 1851, 25,000 Chinese lived in the U.S., working primarily in the American West in difficult conditions. They suffered terrible racism, and … Continued

Phillips Ambassadors Spotlight: Clay Hackney ’15

February 23, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Carolina Asia Center Spring 2016 newsletter. Read the entire newsletter here. “What brings you to China?” The question I get most often is sometimes the most difficult to answer. I always want to respond, … Continued

CAC Hosts Conference on Chinese Cities

September 30, 2015

This article originally appeared in the Carolina Asia Center Spring 2016 newsletter. Read the entire newsletter here. The Carolina Asia Center invited the campus community to the FedEx Global Education Center this fall for an interdisciplinary discussion of Chinese urbanization. … Continued

Ackland Art Museum Appoints First Curator of Asian Art

September 22, 2015

Ackland Art Museum Appoints First Curator of Asian Art CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina ― The Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the appointment of Bradley M. Bailey as its new associate curator … Continued

Jimmy and Judy Cox Asia Initiative Awards

December 1, 2014

This article originally appeared in the Carolina Asia Center’s fall 2014 newsletter. Read the entire newsletter here. Through the Jimmy and Judy Cox Asia Initiative Awards, the Carolina Asia Center awarded eight research travel grants and four conference travel awards … Continued

Title VI Funding

October 15, 2014

Award an exciting first for UNC’s Carolina Asia Center CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A recent award from the U.S. Department of Education firmly positions the Carolina Asia Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as the first … Continued

Fall 2010 Newsletter

September 15, 2010

The Carolina Asia Center has received the prestigious John E. Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures grant. This is a significant addition to the Center’s work, enhancing our focus in a new and cutting-edge research.