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DEADLINE: Blakemore Foundation 2016 Language Grant

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for college graduates, graduate students and working professionals for one academic year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia. Eligible languages are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Vietnamese. Tuition plus a stipend … Read more

The Humanities & Community: Transplanting Creativity

Kidzu Children’s Museum, University Place, Chapel Hill

In Collaboration with Kidzu Children’s Museum, the Carolina Asia Center, Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, Franklin Street Arts Collective, and Chapel Hill Public Library For us, the Humanities are all about education, understanding, and community-building. So bring yourselves, your kids, and your … Read more

Metamorphosis: The Imperial Transformation of Lower Burma, 1850-1940

Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240 2204 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27708 United States, NC, United States

In this presentation, connections are made between and among a broad array of changes associated with British imperial control in Lower Burma. Not only did the advent of British control lead to well-known changes in political authority and economic structure/orientation, but also … Read more

Asian Bilingual Career Forum

Hynes Convention Center

DISCO International, Inc. organizer of some of the world's largest job fairs for bilinguals including the Boston Career Forum, is pleased to announce the Asian Bilingual Career Forum 2016 Nov. 18th - 20th, Boston, MA *Travel scholarhships available This … Read more

Comparative Queer Southeast Asian Studies

FedEx Global Education Center Room 1009 NC, United States

Louis Dumont’s insight that mutual interdependence through difference informs hierarchical arrangements helps make sense both of Southeast Asia’s long-standing gender binarism and of the relative tolerance historically afforded people of non-normative gender and sexuality in the region. Even when gender … Read more

Welcome to the Digital Village: Networking Geographies of Agrarian Change

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Almost 5 billion people—two thirds of the global population—now go online. The Internet has changed how we work, learn, govern, and fall in love. Yet despite its digital turn, geography has failed to grapple with the patterns and significance of … 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.