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Thukhuma: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition

FedEx Global Education Center Atrium Chapel Hill, NC, United States

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

Korea Forum: Diplomat Joel Wit on North Korea

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

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

Mae Sot Benefit Dinner with SEAIA

Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Great Hall Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The proceeds from the benefit dinner will go towards building up a school in Thailand that supports the children of Burmese migrant workers.

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

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.