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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

Arjun Subramaniam, ‘War and Conflict in Contemporary India Through the Lens of India’s Wars: A Military History 1947-1971’

Arjun Subramaniam, visiting fellow with the Harvard University Asia Center, will give a talk on Nov. 16 on a book he wrote to highlight the contribution of India’s military in preserving and protecting democracy in India and to give military history its rightful place within India’s contemporary historical discourse. The talk will cover myriad aspects of the various wars and conflicts that India has fought since independence from colonial rule and attempt to weave a mosaic that covers strategy, operations and tactics…

Start: November 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Mental Health and Study Abroad

Are you interested in studying abroad but worried about how you will maintain your mental health in another country? Come engage with a panel of students and mental heath professionals to learn about doing self care and dealing with various mental health related experiences abroad! Students from Rethink: Psychiatric Illness and Active Minds at Carolina will also be present to share insight and support! There will be free Insomnia Cookies!

Start: November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Campus Y, Anne Queen Lounge
Phone: +1.919.962.2333
Address:
180A E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

November 20, 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 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: November 20, 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 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: November 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Conference

All accepted and enrolled students for outgoing programs in spring 2018 or calendar year 2018 are required to attend the pre-departure conference. If you fail to attend the session you can be removed from your study abroad program. Please mark your calendar and plan accordingly! If you have a course conflict during the conference, please contact your study abroad advisor as soon as possible.

Start: November 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: November 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Performance by Murielle Elizéon

Join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Global Dance Studies Faculty Working Group for a performance about gender and race by French dance artist Murielle Elizéon in Bingham Hall with a discussion to follow. This event is sponsored by the Center for Global Initiatives. It is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Start: November 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Bingham Hall, Room 203
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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