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Interrogating Genre / Culture / Gender: The Cinema of Ang Lee

Greenlaw Hall, Room 223, Donovan Lounge 203 Lenoir Dr., Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Whitney Crothers Dilley (Shih Hsin University), will give a lecture on Ang Lee’s films, titled “Interrogating Genre/Culture/Gender: The Cinema of Ang Lee.” She will examine the key films throughout Lee's career, his filming techniques and subject matter, with a … Read more

Escalating Tensions: US-China Relations & Taiwan

In a virtual panel sponsored by the Krasno Global Affairs and Business Council at UNC-Chapel Hill, three distinguished experts will discuss the escalating tension in the Straits of Taiwan and how to prevent this tension erupting into military conflict. The … Read more

Workshop on Southeast Asian Sinophone Literature

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC

    This mini-workshop, co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese Program in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, will bring together a celebrated authors and academic experts to discuss Southeast Asian Sinophone Literature. 3-4pm 黎紫書 … Read more

Changing Diasporic Relations: Old Emigrants and New Mobilities in Shenzhen

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

This talk explores the transformations of Pine Mansion—a Shenzhen former emigrant community—and its members’ changing relationship with their diaspora around the world. For over a century, inhabitants of Shenzhen’s villages have migrated to South-east Asia, the Pacific, North and South … Read more

TEAC Lecture: “Global Wealth History”

N.C. State University Raleigh, NC

The Triangle East Asian Consortium is excited to present a public event: Global Wealth History: East Asia and the Laws of Supplies and Demands to be held at NC State University (111 Lampe Drive, Room 341) on November, 7th, Monday … Read more

Conversation with Foreign Service Officer Justin Walls

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Interested in the Foreign Service? Join us for a conversation with Foreign Service Officer Justin Walls Learn about UNC alum Justin Walls' journey as an undergraduate student at Chapel Hill to serving three tours in China as a Foreign Service … Read more

Going Beyond Traditional Reconstructions of Old Chinese Phonology: How Can Improved Reconstructions Can Help in Reading Ancient Chinese Documents?

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC

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

Film Screening: “Pushed Up the Mountain”

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

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

LGBTQ+ Health Research in China and Singapore

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

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

Crossing the Boundaries: Welcome to Invisible Chinese Science Fiction

Epilogue BookCafe 109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC

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

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.