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NCTAN: The Music of Vietnam

UNC-Greensboro

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

Gamelan Concert: SARASWATI – Goddess of Music

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

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

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Meja Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Table)

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

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

Rengetsu and Nantenbo: Calligraphy and Context

Ackland Art Museum Chapel Hill, NC

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

NCTAN: Arts of Protest in Modern Korea

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

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

BSEAH Speaker Series: What is South China Sea Buddhism?

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

Cultural Diplomacy: “Beethoven in Beijing” Screening, Q&A

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

“Beethoven in Beijing,” a feature-length documentary, spotlights the explosive growth of classical music in China since the 1973 tour of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the first American orchestra to perform in the People’s Republic. At the invitation of President Nixon and … 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.