Come join our Vietnamese Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Sunny Vo, to learn about about how it is made and used in Vietnamese culture.
In this lecture, Dr. Jieun Lee will talk about her work-in-progress book project entitled Performing Transnational Adoption: Unsettling Scripts. This research examines twelve contemporary theater and performance works from the 2010s which depict Korean transnational adoptees’ birth search and reunion. … Read more
Come learn about the historical and contemporary cultures of Vietnam through the art of music. Participants will be guided through musical genres in Vietnam including courtly and folk styles as well as musical traditions from local Montagnard communities. A Đàn … Read more
Max Lane, Visiting Senior Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore Discussants: Annette Lienau, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University & Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center and the Carolina Asia Center, University of North Carolina … Read more
The Triangle Institute for Security Studies and the Carolina Asia Center cordially invite you to join us for a discussion and reception with Dr. Jessica Liao, assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University … Read more
UNC's Javanese Gamelan "Nyai Saraswati" and Angklung Ensemble presents its Spring Concert 2023 "SARASWATI - Goddess of Music" Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 8:00 P.M. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall (145 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27514) Featuring original student … Read more
Come learn some Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) or practice the language with native speakers! Each session will have a theme for discussions; if you are interested in knowing in advance about our topic, join the mailing list by emailing Dr. Kevin W. Fogg … Read more
A one-day symposium considering the two artists of Lotus Moon and Nandina Staff, open to the general public and scholars alike. The symposium will look at the work of artists Ōtagaki Rengetsu and Nakahara Nantenbō from multiple perspectives, including Japanese Buddhism, the materiality and … Read more
In 2020, the popular South Korean music group BTS and its fan communities grabbed headlines in the United States with their public support for the Black Lives Matter movement. In this workshop, we will take these recent interventions as points … Read more
Chinese Buddhists have never remained stationary. They have always been on the move. Why did Buddhist monks migrate from China to Southeast Asia? How did they participate in transregional Buddhist networks across the South China Sea? In this talk, I … 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.