The proceeds from the benefit dinner will go towards building up a school in Thailand that supports the children of Burmese migrant workers.
Event Category: Social Justice
Edlie L. Wong, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Tuesday, April 5th at 3:30pm to share from her new book Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of … Read more
The Second Annual Critical Asian Humanities Workshop April 8 - 9, 2016 The workshop’s keynote speakers will be: David Der-wei Wang (Harvard): “Worlding Literary China: History, Literature and Chinese Modernity" John Treat (Yale): "Arendt in Asia: Judgment and Responsibility in Nanjing … Read more
North Carolina Asian American Civil Rights Conference:Progress of Asian American Immigration April 9, 2016 9:00am - 4:00pm The Asian American community at UNC-CH and the Asian American Legal Network are partnering to host the second annual NC Asian American Legal … Read more
National Humanities Center (NHC), and UNC-CH present workshops and talks that will engage the postwar history of London and its antecedents in British imperial and post-imperial political culture. Papers will be read or presented in short form, not pre-circulated, … Read more
Lecture presented by Lucinda Ramburg, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Sexuality and Gender Studies at Cornell. How are the politics of caste, gender, religion and sexuality entangled in contemporary India? How are they inhabited by Dalit women? This talk draws on … Read more
ASATalks are a series of community based discussions that provide a safe space for Asian Americans to talk with their peers and mentors about topics and issues that are relevant to them. At this particular ASATalks we will focus on … Read more
Join UNC and Amit Zutshi Foundation for the screening of The Last Smile, an independent film. The movie has been inspired by a true story based on a book written by Jeevan Zutshi. The film highlights the dangers of over the counter … Read more
Duke alum, New York Times translator, and Los Angeles Times correspondent Scott Savitt returns to talk about his extraordinary two decades in the People's Republic of China as a foreign reporter through the formative 80's and 90's. As a journalist, … Read more
Join professors María DeGuzmán and Heidi Kim for a discussion of Latinx and Asian American voting trends, exit polling, civic engagement, and activism. Both groups were discussed as blocks in the electorate but are highly diverse in terms of ethnicity, … 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.