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Upcoming Events – Carolina Asia Center

Book Launch: Beyond Liberal Order

Authors in the new edited collection Beyond Liberal Order: States, Societies and Markets in the Global Indian Ocean (Hurst, 2021) will speak on their research in Asia. Dr. Harry Verhoeven (a co-editor of the volume) will introduce the volume, with … 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

Jane Austen and India, Jane Austen in India

Barnita Bagchi (Utrecht University, Netherlands) will speak on "Jane Austen and India, Jane Austen in India." This talk is free and open to the public, and will be held virtually over Zoom.   This event is run by Jane Austen & Co, … Continued

Southeast Asian Indigeneity

This panel brings together academics and local community activists to explore what indigeneity means within Southeast Asian contexts, including the US diaspora. Panelists will consider their own personal and conceptual understandings of what it means to be an indigenous person, … Continued

Global Career Night 2022

Hear from a virtual panel of phenomenal UNC alumni in globally focused careers! Panelists represent a variety of career options: government, private industry, NGOs, and more. They will share their professional journeys from studying (like you!) at UNC, through the … Continued

Korean Pop

As part of our Spring 2022 series on contemporary Korean culture, please join us for an event with Prof. Erica Vogel (Saddleback University) and Prof. Hyewon Kim (Kennesaw State University) looking at Korean pop music, or K-Pop. This event also … Continued

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. … 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.