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February 2017

Asians & Asian Americans at Carolina: Lecture and Exhibit Kickoff

February 20 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Since the first student from Japan set foot on campus in 1893, Asians and Asian Americans have become an integral part of this university. Join us for a lecture by Heidi Kim, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, who will provide an introduction to this rich history and the unveiling of a week-long exhibit at Wilson Library. Lunch will be served & exhibit will be on display beginning at 12:00. 12:20: Asia Week Program Overview by Thupten Norbu, Interim…

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Tai Chi in the Galleries

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 28, 2017

Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The class is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. More information about Sun Style tai chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. Registration: Space is…

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Southeast Asian Language Workshops (Session 1)

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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REGISTER HERE   This event is part of Asia Week 2017.

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Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
FedEx Global Education Center Atrium, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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From Feb. 22-25, Geshe Palden Sangpo from the Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa Tradition will create a sand mandala in the FedEx Global Education Center. Dr. Lauren Leve, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will give opening remarks at 10:00 a.m. Sand mandalas are an ancient, sacred form of Tibetan Buddhist art.  The word mandala itself is a Sanskrit word meaning “circle” and at its deeper levels a mandala represents the wholeness and harmony at…

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Asian Studies at UNC and Abroad

February 22 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room #1009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Interested in an Asian Studies major or minor? Thinking of study abroad in Asia? Don't miss this info-packed workshop on Asian Studies at UNC and Abroad! Bring your questions and a notebook. Refreshments provided. Lunch will be served beginning at 12:00. 12:20: Overview of Asia-related scholarship opportunities by Thupten Norbu, Interim Director, Carolina Asia Center 12:30: Overview of majors and minors in the Department of Asian Studies by Dr. Li-ling Hsiao, Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department…

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2017 UNC System Asia Scholar Network Conference

February 24 @ 8:30 am - 6:45 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Register today! This conference is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at the link above to reserve your seat. 8:30-9:00 AM: Registration, Coffee & Pastries 9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks 9:15 AM-12:45 PM: Chinese Language Pedagogy Roundtables Roundtable 1: Course Design and Teaching Methodology: Chinese as a Foreign Language in the UNC System Chair: Yi Zhou, Senior Lecturer of Chinese, UNC-Chapel Hill Lini Ge, Lecturer of Chinese, UNC-Chapel Hill: “Promoting Intermediate-Level Chinese L2 Learners’ Oral Practice Initiatives through Integrating…

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2017 Asian Culture Festival

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Atrium, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Join us for UNC-Chapel Hill's first ever Asian Culture Festival! The Carolina Asia Center, Pi Alpha Phi Asian Interest Fraternity, the Asian Students Association and Sangam are proud to present this celebration of Asia for the campus community. The festival will include tables, activities, presentations, workshops and dances from fifteen of UNC-Chapel Hill's 40+ Asia-related student organizations. Don't miss this unprecedented showcase of Asia-related activities at UNC. See this event on Facebook! WORKSHOPS Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony with Japan Club…

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Tai Chi in the Galleries

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 28, 2017

Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The class is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. More information about Sun Style tai chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. Registration: Space is…

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FREE

Southeast Asian Language Workshops (Session 2)

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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REGISTER HERE

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March 2017

Tai Chi in the Galleries

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 28, 2017

Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The class is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. More information about Sun Style tai chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. Registration: Space is…

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