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Spirits in a New Age: Philippine Centers of the Global Esoteric

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

In the variegated landscape of Filipino paranormal practice, one phenomenon garnered worldwide attention in the last quarter of the twentieth century: psychic surgery. A form of spiritual healing in which the practitioner, or¬†espiritista, usually male, operates on the body of … Read more

2019 Asia Scholar Network Conference

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

SCHEDULE 8:30AM - 9:00AM Registration, Coffee & Pastries Room 4003 9:00AM - 9:10AM Welcoming Remarks Room 4003 9:15AM - 10:30AM LANGUAGE LEARNING Room 2008/2010 A Quantitative Study of Foreign Language Anxiety of Heritage and Non-Heritage Learners of Persian Shahla Adel, … Read more

Southeast Asian Indigeneity

This panel brings together academics and local community activists to explore what indigeneity means within Southeast Asian contexts, including the US diaspora. Panelists will consider their own personal and conceptual understandings of what it means to be an indigenous person, … Read more

Southeast Asian Language Workshop: (Tagalog-based) Filipino

Come to get an introduction to Filipino, the national language of the Philippines and the lingua franca among many Filipinos in the diaspora, with instructor Dr. Jayson Parba of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Filipino is the national language … Read more

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