In 1949, with Mao and the Communists’ victory over Chiang Kai-Shek and the nationalists, China was split in two. The nationalists retreated to the island of Taiwan/Formosa and established the Republic of China there. Ever since, a bitter standoff with … Read more
Event Category: Social Justice
Ian Holliday will give a lecture titled “Freedom and Fear in Myanmar” at 5:30 p.m. on March 3 as part of a preview exhibition of “Thukhuma: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition,” which will open in full on April … Read more
Joel S. Wit is currently a visiting scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute and a senior research fellow at Columbia University for East Asian Studies. Mr. Wit received his M.I.A. from Columbia University in 1979 and his B.A. from Bucknell University … Read more
The proceeds from the benefit dinner will go towards building up a school in Thailand that supports the children of Burmese migrant workers.
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
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.