In the Spotlight

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 »

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 »