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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

Remembrance and Renewal Storytelling Festival

Remembrance and Renewal Storytelling Festival presented by the UNC Process Series (co-sponsored by the AAC) We are especially highlighting the Asian American stories being told at this vibrant festival, but please do check out all the amazing performances and important … Continued

Storytelling Workshop with Brenda Wong Aoki, Feb. 25

Tuesday, Feb 25 at 7:30pm Register to join us at!  Renowned storyteller and writer Brenda Wong Aoki will lead a community story gathering workshop. In response to open prompts, participants will share stories about their lives, their families and … 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

9/30: Affirmative Action Isn’t Reverse Jim Crow (Iyko Day)

The Asian American Center and Carolina Asia Center present: “Affirmative Action Isn’t Reverse Jim Crow: Asian Americans and the Reconstruction of White Entitlement” A talk by Prof. Iyko Day (English and Critical Social Thought, Mount Holyoke College) September 30 at … Continued

10/14: Asian Americans and the Vote

This event will feature a discussion of Asian Americans and voting. Attendees are encouraged to watch the documentary First Vote before the event (streaming will be provided). Featured speakers will include Chavi Koneru, co-founder and executive director of North Carolina Asian … Continued

I’m Not Racist… Am I?: A Conversation on Antiracism

The Asian American Center and Carolina Asia Center presented: “I’m Not Racist…Am I?: A Conversation about Antiracism” September 10 at 7pm Featuring Barb Lee, founder and president of Point Made Films, and Prof. Michelle Robinson (Department of American Studies, UNC … Continued