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

Fall 2016 Newsletter

October 4, 2016

The Carolina Asia Center’s Fall 2016 Newsletter is now available. Download here: fall-2016-newsletter  

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

Spring 2016 Newsletter

February 23, 2016

The Carolina Asia Center added several new resources for students, faculty and the community this year. Read the full Spring 2016 newsletter here: CACNewsletter_Spring2016  

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

Summer 2015 Newsletter

May 20, 2015

The Carolina Asia Center has received $1.06 million in funding for Foreign Language and Area Studies grants, which allow us to support undergraduate and graduate students studying Asian languages and area studies.

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