Skip to main content

Southeast Asian Indigeneity

This panel brings together academics and local community activists to explore what indigeneity means within Southeast Asian contexts, including the US diaspora. Panelists will consider their own personal and conceptual understandings of what it means to be an indigenous person, … Continued

Jane Ferguson, Repossessing Shanland

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

Prof. Jane Ferguson of the Australian National University will speak on her new book: Repossessing Shanland: Myanmar, Thailand, and a Nation-State Deferred (University of Wisconsin Press, 2021). Around five million people across Southeast Asia identify as Shan. Though the Shan … Continued

Global Health Visiting Scholars Symposium

FedEx Global Education Center Room 1009 NC

Speakers participating in the China Visiting Scholars Program and the Vietnam Implementation Science Advancement Program (VISA) will present their work-in-progress during their time at UNC Chapel Hill. UNC faculty members Mike Cohen, Irving Hoffman, Joe Tucker, Vivian Go, and Weiming … Continued

Southeast Asian Language Workshop: Thai

Come to get an introduction to Thai, with instructor Dr. Rungsima Kullapat, a research associate of the Carolina Asia Center. Thai is a tonal language spoken in Thailand and among Thai diaspora communities, with its own alphabet. This workshop welcomes … Continued

Gamelan Concert: Ibu Pertiwi (Mother Earth)

Moeser Auditorium 135 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC

UNC's  Javanese Gamelan "Nyai Saraswati" and Angklung Ensemble presents its Spring 2022 Concert IBU PERTIWI  (MOTHER EARTH) Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 8:00 P.M. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall (145 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27514) Free Admission After the concert the … Continued

Southeast Asian Language Workshop: (Tagalog-based) Filipino

Come to get an introduction to Filipino, the national language of the Philippines and the lingua franca among many Filipinos in the diaspora, with instructor Dr. Jayson Parba of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Filipino is the national language … Continued

UNC Global Whistlestop Tour

FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Stop by the FedEx Global Education Center for free food, games, prizes and more at the UNC Global Whistle-Stop Tour! In the atrium, use your ticket to visit each station to discover upcoming global events, programs, courses and other opportunities. It’s all part of Carolina’s Global Guarantee, our promise that a global education is available to all students. Outside, enjoy yard … Continued

Welcome to the Digital Village: Networking Geographies of Agrarian Change

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Almost 5 billion people—two thirds of the global population—now go online. The Internet has changed how we work, learn, govern, and fall in love. Yet despite its digital turn, geography has failed to grapple with the patterns and significance of … Continued

Workshop on Southeast Asian Sinophone Literature

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC

    This mini-workshop, co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese Program in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, will bring together a celebrated authors and academic experts to discuss Southeast Asian Sinophone Literature. 3-4pm 黎紫書 … Continued

Southeast Asia Research Mixer

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3009

Faculty and graduate students are cordially invited to a research mixer to talk shop about Southeast Asia. Launching collaborations under the umbrella of the new "Bringing Southeast Asia Home" (BSEAH) grant funded by the Luce Foundation, the mixer will convene faculty … Continued

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.