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November 10, 2017

‘Remarkable Journey: Founding the Asian Indian Community in North Carolina,’ Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Explore the pioneer generation of immigrants from India and the challenges faced in passing the “essence of India” on to their children. A panel discussion will follow the film screening. This event is presented with Video Dialog Inc. and the Southern Documentary Fund. For more information, contact Afroz Taj.

Start: November 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
End: November 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Asian Night Market

Asian Night Market is a cultural showcase where various Asian organizations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill bring culinary dishes for students to enjoy. These dishes, meant to represent the variety of foods found in night markets across Asia, embody Asian culinary diversity and uniqueness. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn aims to strengthen UNC-Chapel Hill’s pan-APIA community and promote the learning of…

Start: November 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: November 10, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 13, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: November 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: November 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines that…

Start: November 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: November 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 14, 2017

Hmong, Sweet Hmong

Take a glimpse into the sweet Hmong life by coming out for a night of cultural activities. After learning who the Hmong people actually are, get a taste of the sweet coconut dessert drink called Nab Vam and then work off the calories by competing in a game of ball toss or dancing along to some traditional dance steps. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn…

Start: November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2518A-B
Address:
3103 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

November 15, 2017

Taste of the Pacific Islands

Come explore the Pacific Islands with food, dance and discussion. We will be providing dishes and performances from the Philippines, Samoa, Hawaii, Tahiti and New Zealand. Dances will be performed and then taught to participants to showcase the diversity of culture in the Pacific. No experience required! Afterwards, there will be a discussion about Pacific Islander identity and culture while enjoying food. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific…

Start: November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: November 15, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2420

November 16, 2017

What Is Asian American Health?

Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing ethnic minorities in the United States, which potentially means great health disparity. Come join the Jeopardy event and learn more about the various health statuses of the Asian American population. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn aims to strengthen UNC-Chapel Hill’s pan-APIA community and promote the learning of APIA issues through a united celebration of cultures, heritages and…

Start: November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3201
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

November 17, 2017

CineMASH

CineMASH is MASH’s inaugural celebration of the Asian American experience through two essential aspects of culture: food and film. Come out for a chance to stimulate all of your senses on a night dedicated to the appreciation of a variety of Asian American perspectives. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn aims to strengthen UNC-Chapel Hill’s pan-APIA community and promote the learning of APIA issues through a…

Start: November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 17, 2017 @ 9:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Auditorium

November 18, 2017

Urdu Majlis: The Life and Works of Akhlaq Mohammad Khan ‘Shahryar’ (1936-2012)

Please join the Carolina Asia Center on Saturday November 18 for the next monthly meeting of Urdu Majlis, the Triangle’s Literary Forum. This Urdu Majlis will concentrate on the life and works of Akhlaq Mohammad Khan ‘Shahryar’ (1936-2012) the famous poet who penned the ghazals in the 1981 film Umrao Jaan. Khan was  an Indian academician, and a leader of Urdu poetry in India. Participants are invited to bring refreshments to share. This event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the South Asia Section of the Department of…

Start: November 18, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
End: November 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: New West, Room 219
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC United States

East Coast Asian American Student Union Campus Tour

A collaboration between 11 organizations, including the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU), a non profit whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower those who are interested in Asian American Pacific Islander issues. A one day conference, the Campus Tour will include speakers, provoking workshops and opportunities to meet people passionate about a variety of issues connected to the AAPI community. Want to learn and do more in advocating for the AAPI community? Come out – this conference…

Start: November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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