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Supporting Less-Commonly Taught Language Teaching in North Carolina

The Duke-UNC area studies centers and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction are delighted to host this panel discussion, as an aspect of our Learning-through-Languages celebration of teaching and learning.   Both to serve an increasingly diverse population in … Continued

Asia Scholar Network Conference 2021

The UNC System Asia Scholar Network exists to create a community of scholars working on Asia-related topics across the 16 UNC system campuses and community colleges across the state. We build on the strengths of each college and university, providing scholars with … Continued

FLAS information session

Come learn more about the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships offered by the area studies centers at UNC. This information session will allow students (or eligible prospective students) to ask their questions about the fellowship or about the … Continued

Book Launch: Precarious Asia

UNC Professor Arne Kalleberg, UNC Professor Emeritus Kevin Hewison, and Prof. Kwang-Yeong Shin of Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, launch their latest book, Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia. Precarious Asia assesses the … Continued

Film: In the Name of Belief

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill

“Indonesian Pluralities” is a film documentary series that explores the social richness and political challenge of religious, ethnic, and gender diversity in Indonesia today. Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation (New York) and created and produced by Robert Hefner and … Continued

Aisha as Adaptation of Austen’s Emma

Tristanne Connolly (University of Waterloo, Canada) will speak on Rajshree Ojha's 2010 film Aisha as an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Emma, connecting British regency literature to modern-day Bollywood. This talk is free and open to the public, and will be … Continued

Korean Cinema: The Work of Bong Joon-Ho

Join us for a discussion with Prof. Joseph Jonghyun Jeon (University of California at Irvine) and Prof. Nam Lee (Chapman University) about the work of acclaimed Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho. This event will kick off a series of discussions … 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.