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Vietnamese Language Program Featured in VOA

September 20, 2022

Recently, UNC Chapel Hill’s Vietnamese program has been highlighted in an article on VOA’s Vietnamese news service. The article focuses on two students, Jennifer Tran and Megan Lam, as well as Sunny Vo, the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant for … Continued

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 FLAS Recipients!

August 11, 2022

We are pleased to introduce our 2022-2023 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship recipients! This year, the Carolina Asia Center awarded a total of 7 recipients including 3 graduate and professional students, 2 incoming graduate and professional students, and 2 … Continued

CAC wins federal Title VI funding for 2022-2026

August 3, 2022

The Carolina Asia Center (CAC) has won two major grants from the US Department of Education’s Title VI programs. These grants will support its work increasing understanding about Asia at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and beyond. … Continued

2022 Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship Recipients

April 25, 2022

The Carolina Asia Center is pleased to announce our 2022 Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship recipients: Akankshya Jena and Parag Jyoti Saikia! The Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship was established in 1998 by a group of Sangam members who sought to create a unique … Continued

UNC Area Studies Centers Land Acknowledgement

October 18, 2021

We acknowledge the land and sovereignty of the native peoples in North Carolina and by extension indigenous communities around the world that have been subject to negative effects of colonization, displacement, and historical erasure. We reject this historical erasure by … Continued

Carolina Asia Center Statement

March 17, 2021

The Carolina Asia Center strongly condemns all forms of racial discrimination, hatred, bigotry, and violence. We are gravely concerned about the recent spikes in anti-Asian violence and hate crimes for the past year, particularly the tragic incident that happened in … Continued

Study Vietnamese on a New UNC Pilot Program

July 28, 2020

  Vietnamese is not just the national language of Vietnam, with more than 90 million speakers worldwide; it is also the 6th most spoken language in North Carolina homes. Now, Carolina students will once again have the opportunity to earn … Continued