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Queer Homecoming as Tactics of Intervention, with EK Tan

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In this presentation, Prof. Tan will discuss the concept of “queer homecoming” as a critical intervention into the normative patrilineal kinship structure in Sinophone societies, defined by traditional family values such as those of Confucianism. He will argue that queer … Read more

2024 Asia Scholar Network Conference

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

The Carolina Asia Center is proud to host the 2024 Asia Scholar Network conference for academics across the state of North Carolina working on East, Southeast, and/or South Asia or trans-regional approaches to Asia. The conference will be held in … Read more

Film Screening: All Static and Noise

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

The Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese Program of the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies will host a screening of the documentary film All Static and Noise. Testimony and action from survivors of China’s network of “re-education camps" … Read more

Jie-Hyun Lim, “Global Easts”

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

Prof. Jie-Hyun Lim of Williams College (previously director of the Critical Global Studies Institute at Sogang University in the Republic of Korea) will speak about his research on comparative Global Easts. Check back in Fall 2024 for more details.

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.