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2022 AAC June Yom Student Award Winner Announced

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s AAC June Yom Student Award winner, Raina Lee! Raina will be working on a poetry project this summer focused on Asian American experiences. The June Yom Student Award, gift of Eugene Y. Lao ‘91, … Continued

March 16: One Year After the Atlanta Shootings

Dear friends, Today is the one-year anniversary of the shootings at Asian-owned businesses in Atlanta, which killed eight people, including six Asian American women. It was a shocking event amid this lasting wave of anti-Asian hate, which has affected people … Continued

March 29th: Give UNC Day

This #GiveUNC, you can make a difference by donating to the AAC! Within the past year of AAC’s establishment we have worked to provide an inclusive and engaging space for the Asian American community on campus. None of which would have … Continued

The Alliance: Call for Faculty/Staff Grant Applications

We are excited to continue our participation in the new campus partnership! For those of you unfamiliar, the UNC Alliance brings together four key Academic and Community Engagement Centers on campus: The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and … Continued

April 7th: Visiting Scholar Dr. Leslie Bow

  Join us on April 7th at 5:30pm in Genome Sciences G010 for Visiting Scholar Dr. Leslie Bow’s talk:   Southern Kitsch?: Reading Kawaii Asian Things  This talk looks at the history of a demeaning racial form at the intersection … Continued

March 21st: AAC Fellow Talk with Dr. Samah Choudhury

  AAC Fellow Talk: Dr. Samah Choudhury Assistant Professor in Philosophy & Religion at Ithaca College “Why Does Representation Matter?  The Diversity Complex and American Muslim Comedy” March 21st at 5:30pm in Gardner 0105