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Refugee Panel

Frank Porter Graham Student Union Auditorium Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Southeast Asia Interest Association is inviting the UNC student body to help bridge the gap between students and refugee workers on campus. These refugees work in such close proximity to students, but not many students are aware of the … Read more

Complementary Colors: Traveling in Asia as Women of Color

Upcoming event: Complementary Colors! Join Phillips Ambassadors Saima Akbar, Samantha Holmes, Ntiense Inyang, and Sara Khan in an interactive discussion on issues regarding women of color traveling to South and East Asia. They will attempt to draw from their own experiences … Read more

Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Now in its 22nd year, the 2016 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies is titled Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities will host the event Thursday, Feb. 25 … Read more

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.

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.