CU Researcher Brian Toon Investigates the Potential Impacts of Nuclear Winter

Aug. 17, 2017

Dr. Brian Toon of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at CU Boulder was recently interviewed about his work in modeling the effects of a potential nuclear war on human society and our environment. Dr. Toon was one of the key speakers at the 2014 CAS Symposium: "Catastrophic Asia,"... Read more »
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Summer Internships in Japan Open New Doors for CU Students

Aug. 14, 2017

In Summer 2016, the Center for Asian Studies established the Asia Internship Program – Japan, which creates official CU study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students to spend up to six weeks in Tokyo each summer working in Japanese business settings. Year two of the program was another success, with two... Read more »

"Muslims today face a deep malaise. We must confront it." An article by Professor Nabil Echchaibi

Aug. 7, 2017

Earlier this summer, Professor Nabil Echchaibi, a CAS affiliated faculty member, the Founding Department Chair of the Department of Media Studies at CU Boulder, and Associate Director of the Center for Media, Religion, and Culture, had an opinion piece published in the Guardian discussing the increasingly tenuous position of Muslim... Read more »

CAS Catastrophic Asia Symposium featured in The Journal of Asian Studies!

July 31, 2017

Earlier this year, The Journal of Asian Studies , one of the premier publications in the field of Asian Studies, published a special section on the 2014 CAS Symposium: Catastrophic Asia. The researchers participating in this symposium sought to explore Asian vulnerability to, experiences with, and recovery from natural and/or... Read more »

CU Alumna Allegra Boggess Helps to Form Afghanistan's First All-Female Orchestra

July 24, 2017

In January earlier this year, Afganistan's first all-female orchestra, Zohra, performed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Instrumental to the development of this program and this event was CU Boulder Alumna Allegra Boggess ('07) who travelled to Afghanistan in 2011 to teach music to Afghanistani students. In 2014,... Read more »

CU Boulder Recognized for the Positive Contribution of International Students to the Economy!

July 17, 2017

This past May, Larry Bell, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Global Strategic Initiatives, accepted the President’s “E” Award for Exports on behalf of the University Colorado Boulder. The President’s “E” Award is presented by the United States Department of Commerce to persons and organizations that make significant contributions to the expansion... Read more »

Congratulations to Professor Emerita Laurel Rodd on her Imperial Commendation!

July 10, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies would like to congratulate Professor Emerita Laurel Rodd on her recent award of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, presented by the Japanese government in recognition of her distinguished achievements in and contributions to Japanese education and cultural research! Professor... Read more »

Professor Meichun Liu Explores What Chinese Has to Teach Us About Grammar and Linguistics in Her May 1st Talk!

July 3, 2017

On May 1, 2017 Prof. Meichun Liu, Chair of the Department of Linguistics and Translation of the City University of Hong Kong, gave a talk entitled: "The Chinese Mind: what does Chinese tell us about grammar?" The abstract of the talk follows: "Chinese grammar is underspecified in a number of... Read more »

Don't Miss Out on these Asia-Related Courses for Fall 2017!

June 29, 2017

Looking for more Asia-related courses in Fall 2017? Click course titles below for descriptions and schedules! ASIA 2000 : Gateway to Modern Asia: Exploring Regional Connections CHIN 3321 : Culture & Literature of Ancient China FRSI 1051 : Masterpieces of Persian Literature GEOG/ASIA 2852: Contemporary Southeast Asia: Environmental Politics HIND... Read more »

Congratulations to Professor Terry Kleeman on the Commendations for his Recent Book!

June 26, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate Professor Terry Kleeman on the commendations for his recent book, Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities ! Celestial Masters was recently awarded both an Honorable Mention from the Kayden Book Award Committee and the prestigious Médaille Stanislas Julien by the Académie des... Read more »