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Annual Critical Asian Humanities Workshop

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

Postwar History of London Workshop/Lecture Series

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

Casting Religion and Sexing Gender in South India

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

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: Identity

Bingham Hall, Room 309 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

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

Film Screening: The Last Smile

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

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

Alumni Talk: Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China

Duke University's Perkins 217 Durham, NC, United States

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

Asian Americans and Latinx: Election 2016 and Beyond

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.