Hinamatsuri is a traditional Japanese festival to celebrate the health and prosperity of young women. The festivities include a traditional seven-tiered display of dolls representing women court attendants of the emperor in historical Japan. Come and join an interactive presentation … Read more
Event Category: East Asia
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
The Carolina Asia Center and UNC's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to sponsor this screening of the acclaimed documentary A Letter to A'ma. Taiwanese art teacher Hui-Ling returns to her hometown to mourn her deceased grandmother. … Read more
Date: Friday, March 24, 2023 Time: 5:15 - 7:15 PM Location: Hanes Art Center 121 Parking info: https://parkonthehill.com/public-parking RAKUGO: Comical Tales from Japan Join nationally-acclaimed storyteller Motoko for an evening filled with humor, charm, and elegance. A native … 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
In this lecture, Dr. Jieun Lee will talk about her work-in-progress book project entitled Performing Transnational Adoption: Unsettling Scripts. This research examines twelve contemporary theater and performance works from the 2010s which depict Korean transnational adoptees’ birth search and reunion. … Read more
A one-day symposium considering the two artists of Lotus Moon and Nandina Staff, open to the general public and scholars alike. The symposium will look at the work of artists Ōtagaki Rengetsu and Nakahara Nantenbō from multiple perspectives, including Japanese Buddhism, the materiality and … 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
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.