In the Spotlight

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 »

Introducing Patrick Chimenti!

June 19, 2017

Please join us in welcoming our new Graduate Research Assistant, Patrick Chimenti! Patrick graduated with a dual B.A. in International Letters & Visual Studies and Psychology from Tufts University in 2013 and he currently studies modern Japanese literature as an M.A. student in the Department for Asian Languages & Civilizations... Read more »

Introducing Liza Williams!

June 12, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that Liza Williams has joined our staff as our new Event Coordinator. Liza is replacing Carla Stansifer who worked for CAS for the last 2 years. Liza has an MFA in Theater Directing from the University of Iowa and a PhD... Read more »

Professor Emerita Jan Nattier Explores Narratives of Gender and Transformation in Her April 27 Talk

June 5, 2017

In April 2017, CU Boulder was honored to host the eminent Buddhologist, Jan Nattier, Professor Emerita of Soka University, Japan. Her talk on Thursday, April 27th, "Gender and Awakening: Sexual Transformation of Mahāyāna Sūtras," was well attended by faculty members and graduate students of the Department of Asian Languages &... Read more »

2nd edition of Reza Farokhfal's "Saidi’s Narrative of Exile" published

May 30, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate our affiliated faculty member and instructor of Farsi Professor Reza Farokhfal on the printing of the second edition of his book, "Saidi’s Narrative of Exile"! From the Center for Asian Languages and Civilizations: "The second edition of Saidi’s Narrative of Exile , a book by... Read more »

Matthias Richter Elected Member of International Center in Beijing

May 22, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate our affiliated faculty member and associate professor of Chinese Dr. Matthias Richter, on his recent appointment as a member of the International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures at Renmin University in Beijing! From the Center for Asian Languages and Civilizations: "Matthias Richter... Read more »

CU Student and Author Narendra Stanislaus Martosudarmo talks with CAS about his newest book!

May 18, 2017

Narendra Stanislaus Martosudarmo is a CU English major and the author of 4 novels which currently make up the series The Chronicle of the Dra gon Brethren . He was born in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 3, 1995. Ever since his early childhood, Narendra demonstrated a great interest and passion... Read more »

Congratulations to our 2017 Fullbright Scholars!

May 16, 2017

We would like to extend our congratulations to Eben Yonnetti and Sierra Gladfelter for their recent selection for 2017-18 Fulbright Student Awards! Eben Yonnetti is recent a graduate of the M.A. program in the Department of Religious Studies at CU Boulder. His Fulbright will take him to the Himalayan region... Read more »

Congratulations Asian Studies Graduates of 2017!

May 12, 2017

CAS would like to recognize our Asian Studies majors graduating today. Congratulations to Leandra Laws, Angelica Powell, Kurt Schreiber and Nathan Wright! We wish you all the best. Look for the next volume of the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies later this year, which will include our 2017 graduates' thesis work.Read more »

More Fall 2017 Asia-Related Courses!

May 8, 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 ASIA 4300 : Open Topics in Asian Literature and Culture: Sex & Gender in Asian Film & Literature CHIN 3321: Culture and Literature of... Read more »