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March 2017

Asia Project

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Auditorium, 3103 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Carolina Union Activities Board is hosting The Asia Project performance group. They combine spoken word with music and will be performing on Tuesday, March 28th at 7:00 pm in the Union Auditorium. Admission is entirely free, and there will be a meet and greet right after for 20 minutes.

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Buddhist-Muslim Conflicts in Burma/Myanmar

March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, United States
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Peter A. Coclanis, Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor of History; Director, Global Research Institute Myanmar, the former Burma, is the site of ethnic violence targeting the Muslim Rohingya people, who are regarded by some in the Buddhist majority as culturally incompatible immigrants. In response, numerous Rohingya are seeking and often being rejected asylum in neighboring Southeast Asian states. This talk will trace the history of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, and provide context for an often overlooked contemporary ethnic conflict and…

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Film Screening: “The Search for General Tso”

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This documentary film travels the globe to unravel a culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish. The director will be present for a Q&A after…

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Culinary Nationalism in Asia Conference

March 31 - April 1
UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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April 2017

Tai Chi in the Galleries

April 3 @ 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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Sowa Rigpa: The Science of Healing as Local Practice, National Heritage, and Global Brand

April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Rubenstein Library Rm #249, 411 Chapel Dr
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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A lecture by Sienna Craig, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College. Sienna Craig is a professor of cultural anthropology at Dartmouth College, invested in understanding the multiple ways that so-called 'traditional' medical systems interact with biomedicine: from patient-healer relationships and the cultural meanings people ascribe to suffering and affliction; to the wider socioeconomic and political circumstances in which medical practitioners are trained, healing occurs, and medicines are produced, evaluated, and distributed. Over the past decade, she has been investigating…

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Standing in Cement: Possibilities Created by Ravan on the Chhattisgarhi Plains

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center #1005, Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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Triangle-Area Asian American Student Conference

April 7 - April 8
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Founded in 2011, the Triangle-Area Asian American Student Conference (TAASCON) brings together students from the three major universities of North Carolina’s Research Triangle (Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University). As an annual conference with workshops, keynote speakers, and more, TAASCON provides a platform for individuals to engage with and be empowered through issues relevant to the Asian American community.   If you are interested in attending, please register FOR FREE at…

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GO! Global Orientation

April 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Center for Global Initiatives is happy to announce that our annual GO! Global Orientation is occurring on Saturday, April 8th. GO! is a free conference designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement in communities, and develop intercultural competencies. It targets students who either have travel plans (to research, intern, volunteer, or study) or who are considering a future global opportunity. These experiences may be locally or abroad. Registration for the event…

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Tai Chi in the Galleries

April 10 @ 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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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.