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Global Health Visiting Scholars Symposium

FedEx Global Education Center Room 1009 NC

Speakers participating in the China Visiting Scholars Program and the Vietnam Implementation Science Advancement Program (VISA) will present their work-in-progress during their time at UNC Chapel Hill. UNC faculty members Mike Cohen, Irving Hoffman, Joe Tucker, Vivian Go, and Weiming … Continued

Chinese Garden Poetry

To celebrate National Poetry Month, come learn about Chinese garden poetry and how to integrate this subject into the North Carolina curriculum for English and Language Arts. This webinar will introduce the history and form of Chinese garden poetry, a … Continued

UNC Global Whistlestop Tour

FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Stop by the FedEx Global Education Center for free food, games, prizes and more at the UNC Global Whistle-Stop Tour! In the atrium, use your ticket to visit each station to discover upcoming global events, programs, courses and other opportunities. It’s all part of Carolina’s Global Guarantee, our promise that a global education is available to all students. Outside, enjoy yard … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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.