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January 6, 2023

A Message from the New Interim Director, Dr. Kumi Silva

Happy New Year! I’m delighted to be Interim Director of the Asian American Center while Dr. Kim is at the Institute of Arts and Humanities. I look forward to continuing the conversations and programming that…
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December 15, 2022

Second Keohane Distinguished Lecture on January 19th at Duke University

Keohane Distinguished Lecture: A Symphony, But With What Audience? On the Need to Broaden the Reach of Asian American Studies How can scholarship on Asian Americans deepen our understanding of race and immigration in the…
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October 6, 2022

Dr. Franklin Odo, In Memoriam

  Hi friends, I’d like to share a little with you about Franklin Odo, who passed away last week (1939-2022). Franklin was one of the founding figures of Asian American history and he taught and…
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August 26, 2022

2022-2023 AAC Fellows

Proud to announce the 2022-2023 cohort of the AAC Fellows, who will engage our campus in large and small critical conversations about their research and art. Christina Lai, Ina Liu & Dr. April Manalang, we…
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August 18, 2022

Fall 2022 Director’s Welcome Back

Dear community, Welcome back! Even though we are living through what seem like uniquely challenging times, I feel a lot of excitement at the start of the school year and the anticipation of engaging with…
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August 10, 2022

Dr. Heidi Kim: UNC’s Fight to Admit Japanese-American Students during World War II

AAC Director Dr. Heidi Kim’s interview on August 10, 2022: Watch on YouTube! Details: We are honored to have Dr. Heidi Kim join us for a discussion about her article published in the April 2019…
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