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‘Migration Narratives’ Panel Discussion and Reception

FedEx Global Education Center Atrium Chapel Hill, NC, United States

A reception and panel discussion will take place on Nov. 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the exhibition, Migration Narratives, on display at the FedEx Global Education Center through the end of the year. The panel discussion will feature … Read more

Global Spotlight Week: Crisis of Citizenship

These films, art, music and talks highlight critical issues of citizenship and belonging across world regions. As international debates center migration and belonging, these events will provide space for education and reflection on what it means to belong, what it … Read more

The In/flexibility of Race: Chinese Americans, Schooling & Race in the Jim Crow South

Dey Hall Auditorium 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

A widely cited anthropologist of education, Professor Lee is known nationally and internationally for her cutting-edge research on the educational experiences and academic achievement of two growing student populations: im/migrants and Asian Americans. Prof. Lee is the author/editor of six … Read more

A Conversation with Filippo Grandi

Memorial Hall Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join a conversation between Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and Susan Stigant (UNC ’05), Director for Africa Programs, US Institute of Peace, to gain a deeper understanding of why there are now more displaced people around … Read more

2019 Asia Scholar Network Conference

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

SCHEDULE 8:30AM - 9:00AM Registration, Coffee & Pastries Room 4003 9:00AM - 9:10AM Welcoming Remarks Room 4003 9:15AM - 10:30AM LANGUAGE LEARNING Room 2008/2010 A Quantitative Study of Foreign Language Anxiety of Heritage and Non-Heritage Learners of Persian Shahla Adel, … Read more

Southeast Asian Indigeneity

This panel brings together academics and local community activists to explore what indigeneity means within Southeast Asian contexts, including the US diaspora. Panelists will consider their own personal and conceptual understandings of what it means to be an indigenous person, … Read more

Changing Diasporic Relations: Old Emigrants and New Mobilities in Shenzhen

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

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

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.