Category: Asia

Building Bridges: How Indian Americans Brought the U.S. and India Closer Together

August 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm FedEx Global Education Center When Swadesh Chatterjee arrived in the United States with his wife Manjusri and their baby daughter, he had just $35 in his pocket. A decade and a half

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Community College, Globalization, Migration, News, Social Studies

Transplanting Traditions: A collaborative community event celebrating Burma and Karen language and culture

June 5 @ 3:30-5:00 p.m. || Kidzu Children’s Museum, University Place, Chapel Hill  Free and open to the public

Posted in Asia, Classroom Connections & Projects, Community College, Featured News, K-12

Traditional Chinese Music and Taiwanese Folk Songs

May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room, UNC-Chapel Hill Join the Carolina Asia Center for an evening of traditional Chinese music. Music will be performed by the RTP Chinese Traditional Instrumental Ensemble, and Taiwanese folk

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The 14th Annual North Carolina Japanese Language Speech Contest for High School Students

March 12, 2016 1:30pm – 5:00pm This contest promotes the study and understanding of Japanese as a foreign language at the high school level and encourages students to use their language skills to communicate ideas and information in a natural

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Foreign Language, Globalization, News

2016 National Summer Institute: Exploring Nature & Culture in Japan

Primary Source is organizing a national institute on Japan for K-8 educators.  The summer institute will be held at Showa/Boston and will explore how Japanese have interacted over time with the natural world. Gain content and resources to expand lessons

Posted in 6-8, Asia, Climate/Environment, Globalization, K-5, News, Science, Social Studies

Asian Film Series: “Guru”

Monday, November 30| 6:30PM FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium UNC-CH Guru is a 2007 Indian drama film loosely based on the life on Dhirubhai Ambani, an ambitious man who leaves his small village behind to pursue his dream

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Tomorrow: Seventy-Year-Old Shadows of Hiroshima

September 22, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Duke University’s Frederic Jameson Gallery Duke University and the Carolina Asia Center present Seventy-Year-Old Shadows of Hiroshima, an exhibit by UNC-Chapel Hill Distinguished Term Professor in Art elin o’Hara slavick. From Sept. 22 to Oct. 22,

Posted in Art & Music, Asia, Community College, K-12, Language Arts, News

Film Screening: Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps

Sept. 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m. FedEx Global Education Center Chapel Hill, NC

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PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents: Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam

Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam is a powerful one-man show performed and written by Trieu Tran with Robert Egan, who also directs. It is the performer’s own personal tale of a haunting search for sanctuary. As a young boy, Tran

Posted in 9-12, Art & Music, Asia, News, Social Studies

North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!

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