The Carolina Asia Center and the Art and Art History Department are proud to host Deann Borshay Liem. Deann Borshay Liem is an Emmy Award-winning documentarian known for films that explore war, memory, family, and identity. ABOUT THE MOVIE: In … Read more
Event Category: East Asia
In collaboration with Prof. Rick Warner's class CMPL 144, "Engaging Film and Media," the Carolina Asia Center is happy to host a screening of the Hong Kong blockbuster Drunken Master II (a.k.a., The Legend of Drunken Master) A young martial … Read more
Join the CAC and the UNC Korean Department for the showing of the hit Korean blockbuster 12.12: The Day. The movie is a dramatic retelling and reimagining of the immediate aftermath of President Park's assassination in 1979. It was … Read more
Taro Takizawa is an artist who focuses on printmaking, wall vinyl installations, drawings and 2D designs. He is fascinated with blending the boundaries of contemporary studio practice and traditional processes, printmaking and installations, influenced by traditional Japanese patterns from textile … Read more
Prof. Deborah Seligsohn of Villanova University will speak from both her recent research on US-China health, climate and science diplomacy, and her long experience as a practitioner, both as the Science Counselor at the US Embassy in Beijing (2003-2007) and as … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center and the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to welcome Dr. Gang Sun, Professor of Chinese Martial Arts at Shandong Normal University, to run a martial arts workshop for students at UNC.
Prof. Laurence Coderre of New York University will speak on her recent monograph, Newborn Socialist Things: Materiality in Maoist China (Duke University Press, 2021). Whereas the contemporary era in China is often depicted in terms of rampant, ideologically vacuous commodification, … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese program of UNC's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to welcome Prof. Hsiu-Chuang Deppman to Chapel Hill for a lecture on her research. Since the debut of his award-winning feature … Read more
In this presentation, Prof. Tan will discuss the concept of “queer homecoming” as a critical intervention into the normative patrilineal kinship structure in Sinophone societies, defined by traditional family values such as those of Confucianism. He will argue that queer … Read more
The Carolina Asia Center is proud to host the 2024 Asia Scholar Network conference for academics across the state of North Carolina working on East, Southeast, and/or South Asia or trans-regional approaches to Asia. The conference will be held in … 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.