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Chang & Eng Bunker: A Gallery Tour and Discussion

April 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION GALLERY WILSON LIBRARY Chang and Eng Bunker were conjoined twins from Siam who settled in North Carolina in the 19th century. Join students in the UNC course Introduction to Disability Studies as we view the Bunker collection with the Wilson Library staff and explore what Chang and Eng’s lives teach us about the history of body and society in the United States. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED. To reserve a place on the tour, or for further information on accessibility, please email by April 13. This event is wheelchair-accessible and near a gender-neutral restroom. Following this event, there is a student panel on NON-VISIBLE DISABILITIES in Union 3409 from 430-530pm. Presented by the Disability and Citizenship Series; organized in coordination with the Initiative in Literature, Medicine, and Culture and the Department of English and Comparative Literature.


April 14, 2016
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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.

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