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Celebrating our majors and minors, 2020

May 9, 2020

To our Asian Studies majors and minors of the Class of 2020: We close out the year not only wishing you well, but celebrating you for all that you are: our strong, determined, wonderful graduates who have filled the halls … Read more

Testimonial from a Minor in Arabic and Modern Hebrew

February 14, 2020

Mike Turner is Assistant Professor of Arabic at UNC-Wilmington, but it wasn’t that long ago that he was a minor in Arabic and Modern Hebrew here in the Department of Asian Studies. He shares the following: I grew up in … Read more

A profile of S. Qiouyi Lu, Author

February 3, 2020

S. Qiouyi Lu, now based in Los Angeles, graduated from Carolina in 2012 with a major in Linguistics and a minor in Chinese. Their experiences at UNC included participating in the Carolina Southeast Asia Summer (SEAS) Program. Since graduating, Lu … Read more

Testimonial from an alumna: Lauren Trushin

January 24, 2020

The following message is from Lauren Trushin, class of 2017, who graduated with a double major in Public Policy and History and a minor in Asian Studies. Lauren is a wonderful example of how substantive work in Asian Studies, including … Read more

Profile of an alumnus: Jason Mortimer

January 23, 2020

Jason Mortimer grew up in Durham and graduated from UNC-CH in 2006 with degrees in Asian Studies and Business Administration. During a 14-month study-abroad in Japan, Jason became fluent in Japanese. Returning for his senior year at UNC, he took … Read more