In the Spotlight

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 »

Asia Internship Program - Japan Application Deadline: February 8. Apply now!

Feb. 6, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is now accepting applications for the summer 2017 program, in collaboration with CU Study Abroad and the CU Leeds School of Business Global Initiatives program! Here's what you need to know: • Course credit is available for qualified students • Housing is provided by the... Read more »

Associate Professor Mithi Mukherjee Awarded ACLS Fellowship!

Jan. 27, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate our affiliated faculty member and associate professor of history Mithi Mukherjee, who has been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Socities to continue work on her book: The Asian Jurist and the Empire: Radhabinod Pal, Anticolonialism, and the Counter Discourse of International... Read more »

CAS Welcomes Interim Director Carla Jones for Spring 2017

Jan. 17, 2017

Happy new year and welcome back students! Warm greetings from the Center for Asian Studies here at CU. All of us at the Center are looking forward to a full spring semester of events and outreach. We would like to welcome Carla Jones, our interim faculty director for the Center... Read more »

Trading Beyond Borderland: Shipwrecks and Ancient Chinese Export Porcelains with Dr. Tianlong Jiao

Jan. 9, 2017

Dr. Tianlong Jiao, Joseph de Heer Curator of Asian Art at the Denver Art Museum presented the first in the CAS annual theme series for 2016-17, “Asian Borderlands.” Dr. Jiao’s extensive research as an archaeologist and art historian illuminated the murky waters of maritime excavations. The study of Chinese export... Read more »

ALTEC Spring 2017 Courses: Japanese and Korean!

Dec. 13, 2016

Looking for language opportunities in the spring semester? Check out ALTEC's spring schedule of noncredit language courses, with offerings in beginning Japanese and Korean. Courses range from 5-8 weeks long, meeting once or twice a week. CU students can enroll for $75 per class, $150 for community members. For a... Read more »

Professor Silvey Explores Indonesian Migrant Labor in her Dec. 2 Talk

Dec. 7, 2016

Professor Rachel Silvey, of the Department of Geography of the University of Toronto, gave a talk on December 2 at CU Boulder. Her lecture and research, “Infrastructures of Eviction: Indonesian migrant labor in the Transnational City,” was set within the context of the recent boom in urbanism in Asia, the... Read more »

Rowman & Littlefield Spring 2017 Internship Deadline Extended! Apply now!

Dec. 1, 2016

In the Spring 2017 semester, the Center for Asian Studies is offering a 2-credit internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to an undergraduate student with an interest in Asia. Rowman & Littlefield is a leading independent academic press located in Boulder that is committed to publishing enduring works of scholarship,... Read more »

Dr. Shneiderman Lectures on Political Participation in Nepal

Nov. 14, 2016

On October 7, the University of Colorado was host to Dr. Sara Shneiderman, associate professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia. While on campus Dr. Shneiderman met with students in the graduate seminar "Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas," and gave a public lecture titled "Restructuring Life: Citizenship,... Read more »

CU History Professor Fredy González Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Oct. 21, 2016

Fredy González, professor of history at CU Boulder, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2016-17 year. González's work focuses on Chinese immigrants in secret societies from the mid-19th century through the 1930s. In the 1920s, many leaders of different secret societies assassinated each other. “I am hoping I... Read more »