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Japanese Film Screening: Miss Hokusai

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

Come join a free screening, hosted by the students of JAPN 418, of the Japanese film Miss Hokusai. As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio. … Read more

The Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihood in Fukushima’s Grey Zone

How can people die well in the postfallout world? Alternatively, how do people live and live well in the protracted aftermath of radiological danger, alongside the heightened awareness of their undeniable copresence with contaminants? Exploring these questions, The Nuclear Ghost exposes … Read more

Event Series Hinamatsuri : Japanese Dolls Festival

Hinamatsuri : Japanese Dolls Festival

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

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

Hinamatsuri : Japanese Dolls Festival

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

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

Rakugo: Comical Tales from Japan

Hanes Art Center, Room 121 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

  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

Korean Diaspora Films and New Media Series: Artist Talk with Soni Kum

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

The Carolina Asia Center and the Art and Art History Department of UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to welcome Soni Kum as Hanes Visiting Artist in Fall 2023. Soni Kum is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Tokyo, Japan as … Read more

Film Screening: Ringu

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

In collaboration with Prof. Rick Warner's class CMPL 144 and in celebration of Halloween, the Carolina Asia Center presents the Japanese horror classic Ringu A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the … Read more

Artist Lecture: Taro Takizawa

Hanes Art Center, Room 121 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

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

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.