In the Spotlight

Professor Emerita Joyce Lebra Made History as First American Woman to Earn Japanese History PhD

April 20, 2017

Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to earn a PhD in Japanese history in 1958. Lebra completed a residency with Fulbright in Japan from 1955-1957. She joined the CU community as the university's first female history professor in 1961, and taught Japanese and Indian history for 29 years. Lebra... Read more »

'A House for Every Daughter' photography exhibit by Professor Emeritus Dennis McGilvray

April 17, 2017

CAS affiliated emeritus professor Dennis McGilvray's work in Sri Lanka is the culmination of nearly forty years of anthropologic research. Professor McGilvray's research interests focus on the Tamils and Muslims of south India and Sri Lanka. This exhibit of photography takes a look at dowry practices in the region and... Read more »

Check out Fall 2017 Asia-Related Course Offerings!

April 10, 2017

Summer is almost here! As the spring semester wraps up and you make plans for fall 2017, take a look at the CAS Asia-related course list for next semester. Search by semester for course offerings in Fall 2017. Also check out information about CAS and ALC courses below! ASIA 2000:... Read more »

Mediating Asia: Information, Democracy, and the State In and Before the Digital Age

April 6, 2017

CAS is excited to announce the results of hard work and collaboration among many individuals in recent years. We would like to publicize recent work from Director Professor Tim Oakes: " Mediating Asia: Information, Democracy, and the State In and Before the Digital Age ," a special section from the... Read more »

Next Asian Borderlands Event: Thursday, April 6 with Hjorleiffur Jonsson

March 20, 2017

Join CAS for our next Asian Borderlands event on Thursday, April 6 with Hjorleiffur Jonsson! The event will be held in the British and Irish Studies room in Norlin at CU Boulder. Reception will begin at 4:30, followed by the keynote address from 5:00 - 6:30. A Q&A session will... Read more »

CAS now accepting applications for Graduate Research Assistant for Fall 2017 and beyond

March 9, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is looking for a graduate student in a field related to Asian studies to join the CAS staff as a GRA for Data Collection and Communications for Fall 2017, with the possibility of continuation in Spring 2018 and beyond. Duties include: Data Collection to assist... Read more »

Now Accepting Applications for CAS Event Coordinator Position

March 2, 2017

The CAS Event Coordinator is primarily responsible for planning CAS speaker and event programming. This includes acting as a liaison between CAS and CU faculty members, campus departments such as UMC Event Planning, Academic Scheduling, the International Tax Specialist, etc.; making travel arrangements; reserving event venues; publicity; and communicating with... Read more »

Call for Course Development Proposals—Southeast Asia

Feb. 28, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies has funding available for CU Boulder faculty who would like to develop curricula for new or revised courses about Southeast Asia! Application Deadline: Thursday, March 16, 2017 CAS will offer two faculty awards for the creation or significant revision of an undergraduate course on Southeast... Read more »

CUBASGA Graduate Conference Continues Asian Studies Support in Community

Feb. 21, 2017

The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) is pleased to report that its annual conference was a great success! On February 3 and 4, twenty-one graduate students from around the world gathered at Norlin Library and the University Memorial Center to share their research in the fields of Chinese... Read more »

CAS Fall Special Event Fund Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

Feb. 13, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies Special Event Fund is designed to provide support for larger events involving multiple speakers that may also have relevance to the annual theme. See below for a summary of funding types. Due to limited funding, we are unable to fund any undergraduate student-related events such... Read more »