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KRASNO Distinguished Professorship & CIRA lecture

Frank Porter Graham Studen Union, Room 3409 Chapel Hill, NC

The new semester has started, and the Krasno events series at UNC-Chapel Hill will be running once again. Professor Klaus Larres was fortunate enough to have obtained a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) at Princeton for this academic year.  Therefore there will be … Continued

Air-conditioned Socialism with Ben Tran

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

“Air-Conditioned Socialism” examines the transformative atmospheres of modernity in Vietnam, from the days of revolutionary struggle to the rise of market socialism. This transformation is most starkly visible during the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam War, when America’s chemical … Continued

*CANCELLED* Korea’s Global Reach

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

We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience but this event has been cancelled to adhere to UNC's policies regarding COVID-19. To honor the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, the Carolina Asia Center is proud to present a collaborative event with … Continued

Missing Piece Project

The history of U.S. military intervention in Southeast Asia complicates attempts to center Southeast Asian refugees in public commemorative spaces. Southeast Asian refugees remind the American nation of a tumultuous and divisive era, a morally questionable and unsuccessful war, and … 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.