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Virtual Vigil for the Atlanta shootings, March 17, 2021

Co-hosted with North Carolina Asian Americans Together. Performance from Nuria Shin ’23 and words from Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, State Sen. Jay Chaudhuri, Dr. Heidi Kim (UNC AAC), Dr. Cherish Williams (UNC CAPS) and NCAAT staff. Community sharing from the event … Continued

Letter about March 16 shootings

March 17, 2021 Dear friends, It gives me great sorrow to write to all of you again about anti-Asian violence, but I wanted to reach out in the wake of last night’s shootings. As I’m sure many if not all … Continued

Letter on Recent Anti-Asian Violence

Dear friends, I hope that those of you who celebrate lunar new year passed a peaceful and safe holiday. I’m writing to you today to address the recent spate of anti-Asian violence, particularly targeting our elders, across the country. In … Continued

Gender Violence Services events: Feb. 17, 24, and more TBA

The AAC council of Asian American/Asian-interest student organizations is organizing a series to highlight support and services for gender violence survivors in our community. Serving Invisible Voices: Panels on UNC and local resources Join us on Zoom on Feb. 17, … Continued

The AAC Fellows Program

Announcing the 2020-2021 AAC Fellows The Asian American Center is proud to announce the inaugural AAC Fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year. UNC’s AAC Fellows program is unique in the nation, bringing together pre-eminent scholars and artists working with Asian American themes for … Continued

Meet Dr. Linda Van Le, Feb. 12

Virtual Lunch Table: Meet Dr. Linda Van Le Friday, February 12 @ 12 noon Dr. Van Le is the Leonard Palumbo Distinguished Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine and will be interviewed by … Continued

Reflections for our second semester

Dear friends, I greet you all at the beginning of the AAC’s second semester and at an unprecedented time for our nation. As I watched a violent mob plastered with racist slogans surge into our nation’s Capitol earlier this month, … Continued

10/30: Virtual Lunch Table. Meet Prof. Kumi Silva!

Virtual Lunch Table Prof. Kumi Silva (Dept. of Communication) interviewed by Selina Shi ’23. Conversation and questions warmly encouraged. 12pm on Zoom Register at This event is reserved for the campus community in the hope of promoting smaller and … Continued