This panel brings together academics and local community activists to explore what indigeneity means within Southeast Asian contexts, including the US diaspora. Panelists will consider their own personal and conceptual understandings of what it means to be an indigenous person, … Read more
Event Category: Asian Americans
National recognition and respect of Asian Americans is surging, whether in politics, media, the corporate sphere or elsewhere. And yet, racial violence against Asian Americans is rising as well. How can we make sense of this seeming contradiction? Rather than … Read more
Please join us in a talk from Dr. Mai Na Lee, Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies at University of Minnesota, entitled: Hmong Veterans of the Secret War and their Fight for Recognition in America. Hmong Americans are … Read more
The area studies centers at UNC and Duke partner with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to offer globally-focused professional development during International Education Week. International Education Week, held in November annually, is a national week of the U.S. … Read more
UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke invite you to join Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor Pawan Dhingra for a free public lecture on how Asian American studies can advance our understanding of race and immigration in America. How can scholarship on Asian Americans … Read more
Can trade be a force for good? That’s what Ambassador Katherine Tai, current United States Trade Representative, is pursuing through worker-centered trade policy by prioritizing workers and their livelihoods, not just low costs and maximum efficiencies, and bringing underrepresented and underserved … 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.