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Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

  Join the students of JAPN 418 for a virtual event to learn about “Sadou” or the art of the Japanese tea ceremony from expert Emiko Suzuki. Currently President of the Ikebono Ikebana Blue Ridge Chapter, Suzuki has previously given … Read more

Jane Austen and the British Way of Tea

Dr. Markman Ellis will analyze tea as a multi-faceted concept: a commodity sourced from Asia; a prepared hot beverage; a social event in which tea is consumed; and an ideological construct associated with politeness and the social behaviours of the … Read more

Japanese Film Screening: Miss Hokusai

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

Come join a free screening, hosted by the students of JAPN 418, of the Japanese film Miss Hokusai. As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio. … Read more

Workshop on Balinese Shadow Puppet Theater (Wayang Kulit)

Hill Hall, Room 107 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Goodlander is a master dalang (puppeteer) and a professor of comparative literature, theater, performance studies, folklore and ethnomusicology at Indiana University. Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Hill Hall Room 107 145 E Cameron Ave, Chapel … Read more

Korean Beauty

As part of our Spring 2022 series on contemporary Korean culture, please join us for an event with Prof. S. Heijin Lee (New York University) and Prof. Hye-Kyoung Kwon (UNC-Chapel Hill) looking at Korean beauty products and standards of beauty. … Read more

The Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihood in Fukushima’s Grey Zone

How can people die well in the postfallout world? Alternatively, how do people live and live well in the protracted aftermath of radiological danger, alongside the heightened awareness of their undeniable copresence with contaminants? Exploring these questions, The Nuclear Ghost exposes … Read more

Global Health Visiting Scholars Symposium

FedEx Global Education Center Room 1009 NC, United States

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 … 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.