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CANCELLED: Meja Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Table)

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

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN RESPECT OF THE MENTAL HEALTH DAY ANNOUNCED BY THE UNC-CHAPEL HILL ADMINISTRATION FOR OCTOBER 12, 2021. Come learn some Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) or practice the language with native speakers! Each week we will have … Read more

Tea in the American Experience: From Colonial Times to Today

Pauli Murray Hall, room 569 102 Emerson Dr., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Today, Americans are some of the world’s biggest consumers of black teas; in Japan, green tea, especially sencha, is preferred. These national partialities, Robert Hellyer reveals, are deeply entwined. In his new book, Green with Milk and Sugar: When Japan Filled America’s … Read more

Off-Record Communications: Reading Three-Body in China and the US

The conventional wisdom of Western media continues to characterize communication in China as censored, sanitized, and, with the hyper-technologized dominance in facial recognition technologies, “techno-authoritarian.” This talk presents evidence that, although ubiquitous, off-record communications are often not the results of … Read more

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