The case of Carlos Ghosn – former world traveler and head of Nissan Motors, Renault and Mitshibishi until arrested in Japan and held in confinement for 130 days while being vigorously and continually questioned by Japanese prosecutors presents an interesting … Continued
A sensory archive reveals the urban development history and the lived experience of the demolition and displacement of the Tokyo Olympics. Mapping Tokyo Olympics 3.0 uses hybrid spatial and sensory ethnography and intermedial approaches to collaboratively map the imperial (1940), … Continued
The Edo period (江戸時代, Edo jidai) or Tokugawa period (徳川時代) in Japan from 1603 to 1868 was a critical period in Japanese social, economic, political and cultural history. The Carolina Asia Center, Ackland Art Museum, and North Carolina Teaching Asia … Continued
Central to the idea of a Japanese garden is the concept that a garden is never finished. Instead, it is fostered through care and pruning that is therapeutic for the tree, the landscape, as well as the pruner. The North … Continued
Greetings from Chapel Hill! I’m excited to share with you some of the projects the Carolina Asia Center is working on this fall and to outline some plans for the future.
The Carolina Asia Center has received the prestigious John E. Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures grant. This is a significant addition to the Center’s work, enhancing our focus in a new and cutting-edge research.