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: Japan
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
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
The Carolina Asia Center is proud to host a book launch for the release of the paperback edition of Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth Century Japan by Morgan Pitelka, Bernard L. Herman Distinguished Professor and Chair in the … Read more
Dr. Younghan Cho will present a seminar on "Playing Between Empires: Baseball in South Korea and Zainichi Players as the Cold War Paradox." This study delves into the cultural construction of Cold War Korea by tracing the historical narratives of … Read more
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
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.