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Religion and Nationalism in Asia

Duke University's John Hope Franklin Center, Room 240 2204 Erwin Road, Durham, NC, United States

Convenors: Prasenjit Duara, Duke University Levi McLaughlin, North Carolina State University In this one-day symposium, participants in two panels will draw on their ethnographic investigations and historical research to stimulate conversation on the Asian religion/politics nexus. They shall present case … Read more

Film Screening: The Last Smile

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

Join UNC and Amit Zutshi Foundation for the screening of The Last Smile, an independent film. The movie has been inspired by a true story based on a book written by Jeevan Zutshi. The film highlights the dangers of over the counter … Read more

Asian Bilingual Career Forum

Hynes Convention Center

DISCO International, Inc. organizer of some of the world's largest job fairs for bilinguals including the Boston Career Forum, is pleased to announce the Asian Bilingual Career Forum 2016 Nov. 18th - 20th, Boston, MA http://asian.careerforum.net/?ref=082416a *Travel scholarhships available This … Read more

The Sacred Grove and the City: Analysis of Preferences in India’s National Capital Region

Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240 2204 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27708 United States, NC, United States

The Global Asia Initiative Environmental Humanities Series David Grace proposes to present findings from his 2016 survey of residents living near four sacred grove sites at various levels of urbanization in India’s National Capital Region and its southern periphery. This … Read more

Great Cities of India: A Dialogues Seminar

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

Between 2000 and 2014, India added nearly 127 million new residents to its towns and cities, and over the next 15 years its urban population is projected to grow by a further 177 million. As such, India faces numerous challenges … Read more

Film Screening: “Remarkable Journey: Founding the Asian Indian Community in North Carolina” – Steven Channing, Director and Coproducer

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

Explore the pioneer generation of immigrants from India and the challenges faced in passing the “essence of India” on to their children. A panel discussion will follow the film screening.   Presented with Video Dialog Inc. and the Southern Documentary … Read more

ASIA 231 Student Film Screenings and Chollywood Awards

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

Join the students of "Bollywood Cinema" for their film project screenings.  You can vote for best film, best actors, etc.  From 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Refreshments will be provided. For more info contact Afroz Taj at taj@unc.edu.

Deadline: FLAS Fellowship

The Foreign Language & Area Studies(FLAS) Fellowship gives students funding to study a not commonly studied language such as Arabic, Chinese, Hindu, Japanese, Korean, Persian and Urdu. Grants are available for both the academic year and summer and are available … 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.