Over the past few decades, numerous manuscripts dating to around 300 BCE have been unearthed in China. Reading texts written on bamboo strips (such as the Tsinghua manuscripts shown above) involves the collaboration of archaeologists, paleographers, linguists, and historians. One … Read more
Event Category: China
Come join the Carolina Asia Center and the UNC Department of Communication for a screening of the feature-length documentary Pushed Up the Mountain, directed by UNC's own Prof. Julia Haslett. PUSHED UP THE MOUNTAIN is a poetic and personal film … Read more
Dr. Rayner Tan will provide a brief overview of the sociolegal context around LGBTQ+ issues in China and Singapore, and will share comparative perspectives on the impact of such issues on health-related research among LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Dr. Tan … Read more
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
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!
Over the last 2-3 years, there has been a souring of the bilateral political relationship between the U.S. and China. Many U.S. firms are re-thinking their presence in the Chinese economy; a significant number are considering moving their operations out … Read more
The last Krasno event for Spring 2023 is taking place on Thursday, April 20, 2023, 5.30pm (EST). "HAS CHINA OVERREACHED? THE CURRENT STATE of US-CHINESE RELATIONS" with distinguished scholars Prof. SUSAN SHIRK and KAISER KUO. Zoom link: http://zoom.us/j/98072415115 (no RSVP … Read more
中国开发区的制度演进、发展特征及趋势探讨 This presentation offers a brief introduction to the transformation process of China's Development Zone System. It will mainly introduce the concept, classification, and development process of China's development zones. Furthermore, it will endeavor to employ qualitative and quantitative analysis … Read more
The 2023 CLTA-NC (Chinese Language Teachers Association of North Carolina) Annual Conference will be held in person at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm EST on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. The theme … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center is proud to host a book launch for the release of Questioning Borders: Ecoliteratures of China and Taiwan by Robin Visser, Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies … Read more
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