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“Can We Live with China? U.S.-Chinese Relations in Tumultuous Times”

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC

Susan Thornton (former Acting Assistant Secretary & Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 2016-2018); now senior research scholar at Yale University's Paul Tsai China Center & Fellow at Brookings) The events will … Continued

The Blanche Armfield Poetry Series with Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC

Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic (Copper Canyon Press, 2018); Lucky Fish (2011), which won the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books and was featured … Continued

Asians & Asian Americans at Carolina: Lecture and Exhibit Kickoff

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC

Since the first student from Japan set foot on campus in 1893, Asians and Asian Americans have become an integral part of this university. Join us for a lecture by Heidi Kim, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, who … Continued

Taking a Stand: UNC’s Admissions Policy on Japanese Americans during World War II

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC

During World War II, Japanese American citizens were incarcerated without trial. Members of the UNC community, including President Frank Porter Graham and the Franklin Street Presbyterian Church, faced fierce opposition as they sought to help college-age Japanese American students continue … Continued

Lecture: Nixon, Kissinger, the Madman Theory & the Vietnam War

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC

Lecture presented by Dr. William Burr of the National Security Archive in Washington, D.C., and Prof. Jeffrey Kimball of Miami University in Ohio. Sponsored by the Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professorship at UNC-Chapel Hill, in cooperation with the Department of … 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.