Week of Events
Learn the basics and background of Chinese calligraphy, enjoy a live demonstration, and try it yourself! featuring UNC alum Giff Ransom Contact Yi Zhou for more information. No Chinese language proficiency required!
Over the last 2-3 years, there has been a souring of the bilateral political relationship between the U.S. and China. Many U.S. firms are re-thinking their presence in the Chinese economy; a significant number are considering moving their operations out … Read more
Music is not simply something that reflects society but is a strategic tool used by people to shape their world. In this presentation I examine the significance of music (and a variety of other sounds) in Myanmar’s recent political transformation … Read more
A presentation by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim of Yale University. This talk describes the emergence of the field of religion and ecology and highlights some of the work being done within religious communities around the world to bring … 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
Join Black Phillips Ambassadors for a night of conversation and connection! The topics of discussion will be ranging from haircare to navigating Black identity in Asia. This event is open to all Black students preparing for or considering studying abroad … Read more
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
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.