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 … Read more
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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 … Read more
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.
I’m thrilled to announce that the Carolina Asia Center has been awarded funding from the U.S Department of Education to be a Title VI National Resource Center for the Study of Asia, the first in the southeastern U.S.
The Carolina Asia Center has been engaged in a strategic planning process over the past three months that will hopefully result in a clearer articulation of our goals and how they are supported by our programs.
Greetings from Chapel Hill! I’m excited to share with you some of the projects the Carolina Asia Center is working on this fall and to outline some plans for the future.
Greetings from the Carolina Asia Center, and welcome to our newsletter for the 2011-2012 academic year! In it you will find a range of activities that the Center sponsored and supported throughout the year.
As was briefly mentioned in the last Asia Connections, with Arne Kalleberg in the Department of Sociology, the Carolina Asia Center was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on the topic “Precarious Work in Asia.” The seminar will … Read more
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.
This edition of Asia Connections features UNC students’ study abroad experiences in Asia.