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Coker Arboretum Walking Tour

Coker Arboretum

Please join the Asian American Center at Coker Arboretum for a walking tour and discussion on the intersections of horticulturalist naming practices with Asian American history and experiences.

The event is scheduled for Sunday, October 16th from 12-1pm.

Refreshments will be provided so pre-register to reserve yours:


Keohane Distinguished Lecture Picnic

Picnic with us on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm! Afterward, we will walk over to the Carolina Inn for Dr. Pawan Dhingra's Keohane Distinguished Lecture at 7:30pm. We are located at 215 West Cameron Avenue (entrance faces Wilson Street). Register … Read more

Stone Center’s Author Discussion Series: Nitasha Sharma

Stone Center’s Author Discussion Series Hawai′i Is My Haven – Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific by Nitasha Sharma November 10, 3:30-5:00p | Virtual Event (Zoom Webinar) Nitasha Sharma, Professor of African American Studies and Asian American Studies at … Read more


AAC Reading Day Study Break

UNC Asian American Center 215 West Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Stop by the AAC during reading day for lunch and the drawing of this semester's raffle winners. Registration:

Keohane Distinguished Lecture II

A Symphony, But With What Audience?: On the Need to Broaden the Reach of Asian American Studies   Asian American studies has advanced our understanding of not only Asian Americans but of race(ism), empire, settler colonialism and more. But who … Read more



UNC Asian American Center 215 West Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Group reading and discussion of Monique Truong's A Love Letter to North Carolina's Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge, which details her culture clash from her life in Vietnam to her new surroundings in America. Pulled pork barbeque will be served. Registration required: … Read more


2023 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Panel Discussions

Food & Identity in the South (and the Hunger of the Spirit) Panel Monday, March 27th from 3:30-4:40pm Anne Queen Room, Campus Y   Writing Historical Narratives Panel Thursday, March 30th from 3:30-4:40pm Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall


Monique Truong, 2023 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, Reading

Hill Hall, Moeser Auditorium

The Asian American Center and Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence program are hosting a reading by Monique Truong, who is the 2023 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels The Book of Salt, Bitter in … Read more


Keohane Lecture: Moving Beyond Fighting Anti-Asian Racism

Moving Beyond Fighting Anti-Asian Racism March 29, 6:30 p.m., Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke invite you to join Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor Pawan Dhingra for a free public lecture on how to combat anti-Asian racism in … Read more

India Sweets and Spices Screening & Discussion

UNC Graduate Student Center 211a West Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

On Wednesday, June 21st at 2:30pm in the Graduate Student Center (211a West Cameron Ave) we will be screening India Sweets & Spices and having a discussion on how Asian Americans are portrayed in cinema. Registration: