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December 21, 2016 - May 13, 2018

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

Color Across Asia is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the museum’s acclaimed collection of art from across the continent. The larger of the Ackland’s two Asian art galleries will be reinstalled by color, enabling visitors to experience a full spectrum of cultural influence. Color Across Asia displays several millennia of the material cultures of Asia, showcasing a rich history of innovation, invention and imitation. From the pure white of Chinese kaolin clay to the rich black of Japanese…

Start: December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End: May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 26, 2017

Jennifer Ho, ‘Why the Model Minority is a Myth: Debunking Stereotypes of Asian American Students’

Asian Americans are often believed to be studious, successful, smart, good in science and math — a model minority who excel in education. However, this portrait of perfection is a stereotype, one that despite its positive overtones has damaging ramifications for Asian Americans and other students of color. The model minority myth pits students of color against each other and ignores the reality of systemic racism that Asian American students continue to encounter in and out of academia. This lecture will…

Start: September 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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