Invisible to most of the world in the past century, Chinese science fiction is now rising dramatically. Professor Wang Yao (award-winning SF writer Xia Jia) will briefly introduce the history of Chinese science fiction and share her personal experience: how … Read more
Event Category: Arts
The Carolina Asia Center and UNC's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to sponsor this screening of the acclaimed documentary A Letter to A'ma. Taiwanese art teacher Hui-Ling returns to her hometown to mourn her deceased grandmother. … Read more
Date: Friday, March 24, 2023 Time: 5:15 - 7:15 PM Location: Hanes Art Center 121 Parking info: https://parkonthehill.com/public-parking RAKUGO: Comical Tales from Japan Join nationally-acclaimed storyteller Motoko for an evening filled with humor, charm, and elegance. A native … Read more
Learn the basics and background of Chinese calligraphy, enjoy a live demonstration, and try it yourself! featuring UNC alum Giff Ransom Contact Yi Zhou for more information. No Chinese language proficiency required!
In this lecture, Dr. Jieun Lee will talk about her work-in-progress book project entitled Performing Transnational Adoption: Unsettling Scripts. This research examines twelve contemporary theater and performance works from the 2010s which depict Korean transnational adoptees’ birth search and reunion. … Read more
Max Lane, Visiting Senior Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore Discussants: Annette Lienau, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University & Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center and the Carolina Asia Center, University of North Carolina … Read more
UNC's Javanese Gamelan "Nyai Saraswati" and Angklung Ensemble presents its Spring Concert 2023 "SARASWATI - Goddess of Music" Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 8:00 P.M. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall (145 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27514) Featuring original student … Read more
A one-day symposium considering the two artists of Lotus Moon and Nandina Staff, open to the general public and scholars alike. The symposium will look at the work of artists Ōtagaki Rengetsu and Nakahara Nantenbō from multiple perspectives, including Japanese Buddhism, the materiality and … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center is proud to present an evening of classical Indian music Featuring Abhisek Lahiri from Kolkata widely considered the best young Sarod player in the world today introduced by Raga Against the Machine (UNC Professor Mark … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center, in collaboration with the Graduate Education & Training in Southeast Asian Studies (GETSEA) consortium and Justice in Southeast Asia Lab (JSEALab), is proud to present a screening of Dragon for Sale followed by a discussion with … Read more
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.