Here is a list of all the past Speaker Series events, Brown Bag events, and non-CAS events:
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Shakuhachi for Sanctuary 2017.05.31

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder 5001 Pennsylvania Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 An enchanting evening of modern and classical music for the Japanese Bamboo Flute, featuring five internationally-acclaimed masters and the UUCB Chancel Choir, directed by Debra Hammond, as special guests. Admission is $20 ($15 for seniors and students), all donations and a portion of proceeds go to the Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition (MDSC).

2nd Annual Colorado Dragon Film Festival feat. "Being Good" 2017.06.04

Non-CAS Event Sunday, June 4, 2017, 4 p.m. The King Center at the Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, CO Please join us on Sun, June 4th at 4pm at the 2nd Annual Colorado Dragon Film Festival. We will be sponsoring the screening of "Being Good," a feature film from Japan: "A new primary school teacher struggles to deal with his new students and their over-protective parents. When he learns that...

Eugene Y. Wang: "What Was the Terracotta Army For?" 2017.06.21

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Denver Art Museum; Hamilton Building, Sharp Auditorium The First Emperor’s tomb complex, with its auxiliary pits filled with thousands of life-size terracotta figures, has been hailed as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Other than the massive scale of the underground formation, what is it that we should really wonder about? Mysteries abound. Join Professor Eugene Y. Wang of Harvard University to...

45th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival 2017.06.25

Non-CAS Event Saturday, June 24-25, 2017, 11 a.m. Sakura Square, 1255 19th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA Fans of taiko drumming, teriyaki chicken, sake and Japanese artwork and wares won’t want to miss this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival – “Sakura Matsuri” in Japanese. The festival celebrates the Japanese heritage and culture through live entertainment, food and drink, a marketplace and informative exhibits and demonstrations. The gymnasium in the Temple is...

Turkey in Turmoil: Abdülhamit Bilici, Editor-in-Chief of Turkish Newspaper, Zaman 2017.06.28

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown, 1400 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202, USA Abdülhamit Bilici is a Turkish newspaper executive in exile in the United States following recent political turmoil and government oppression of the media in Turkey. Before leaving the country, Bilici served as editor-in-chief of the newspaper Zaman, the largest daily newspaper in Turkey. He also was Chief Executive Officer of...

Alito Women's Chorale Concert 2017.08.12

Non-CAS Event Saturday, August 12, 2017, 5:00 p.m. First Baptist Church 1373 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203 $20 admission for DSCI members, $25 for non-members Come enjoy the gift of song from Takayama Japan! The Alito Women's Chorale will be showcasing traditional and contemporary performances of both Japanese and Western songs. The concert will be followed by a reception where you will be able to meet the performers while enjoying...

John Gautner's Sake Professional Course in Denver 2017.08.28 - 2017.08.30

Non-CAS Event August 28-30, 2017 Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality, Daniels College of Business Denver, CO $899 Tuition Fee From Monday, August 28 to Wednesday August 30, I will hold the 27th North American running (and 40th overall) of the Sake Professional Course at the University of Denver, (Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality, Daniels College of Business) in Denver, Colorado. The content of this intensive sake course will be identical...
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"Tibetan Sacred Landscape: Its Magical Creatures and Where to Find Them" with Dr. Charles Ramble 2017.08.31

CAS Event Thursday, August 31, 2017; 7pm British and Irish Studies Room, 5th Floor of Norlin Library Charles Ramble (Oxford Univerity and the Sorbonne) will visit CU Boulder to deliver a lecture on "Tibetan Sacred Landscape: Its Magical Creatures and Where to Find Them." The lecture will take place at 7pm on Thursday, August 31st in the British Studies Room of Norlin Library. This will be the 5th Annual Trungpa...

CU Education Abroad Fall Kick-Off 2017.09.01

Non-CAS Event Friday, September 1, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. JD Abrams Lounge, C4C, CU Boulder Campus Join us for a fall semester kick-off event on Fri, Sep 1st from 3-5 pm in the JD Abrams lounge in the C4C! Meet up with new students interested in going abroad, and Buffs recently returned from their overseas experiences. Plus, did I mention the food? Open to CU Boulder Students and Faculty

Himalayan Studies Conference 2017 2017.09.01 - 2017.09.04

CAS Event Friday, September 1, 2017 to Monday, September 4, 2017 Eaton Humanities Bldg., University of Colorado Boulder Himalayan Studies Conference V is scheduled for September 1-4, 2017 (Labor Day Weekend) at the University of Colorado Boulder. The conference will start the evening of Friday the 1st and end by midday on Monday the 4th. It's a great time of year to visit Colorado! We are pleased to announce that...
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The Secret Life of Japanese Dictionaries 2017.09.14

Non-CAS Event Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Norlin Library, 2nd Floor, Room E260A Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian Adam Lisbon reveals the secrets of Japanese dictionaries! What's the best J-dictionary online? Do I really need a print one? There's more to these essential tools than meets the eye.

ZEE Jaipur Literarature Festival at Boulder 2017.09.15 - 2017.09.17

Non-CAS Event September 15-17, 2017 Boulder Public Library 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE JLF at Boulder promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, rich with words and ideas, the Festival invites you to join us in examining the human experience through the reflections and imaginations of distinguished contemporary authors from across the...
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Mapping Media in China: Democracy, State Control and Place Branding in the Digital Age. 2017.09.20

CAS Event Wednesday, September 20, 2017; 11:30 a.m. IBS 155A at 11:30. What are the political, economic and cultural implications of an increasingly robust and globally penetrating media industry? This talk will explore these questions at global, national and local scales, drawing on examples presented at a recent Center for Asian Studies/CMCI symposium on Mediating Asia as well as his research on the cultural and political implications of commercial media...

Home: American photography at the CU Art Museum Through 2017.07.15

Non-CAS Event March 2, 2017 - July 15, 2017 CU Art Museum, Visual Arts Complex, CU Boulder Is home “where the heart is?” Is it a building, a landscape or a state of mind? Drawn from the photography collection of the CU Art Museum, Home investigates how American photographers working from the late 1800s to today have engaged with these questions. Through a presentation of landscapes, family photos and candid...