Himalayas and prayer flags

Preserving culture by learning an endangered language

Oct. 10, 2023

An online beginning Tibetan language course offered at CU Boulder allows learners worldwide to access contemporary resources for a less-frequently taught language.

Tibetan flags on a mountain top

Center for Asian Studies wins $2.2 million to help ‘make Asia accessible’ for Coloradans

Aug. 17, 2022

Funding from U.S. Department of Education helps center realize its mission in ‘fundamental and transformative ways,’ interim director says.

Afghani woman looking through a crowd

Experts to discuss Afghanistan’s future after U.S. withdrawal

Oct. 14, 2021

The event, which is hosted by the Center for Asian Studies, seeks to figure out what’s next for the trauma-stricken country.

Tibet China

With new scholar, center's ready to launch Tibetan and Himalayan certificate

June 24, 2021

With the help of a new scholar, the Center for Asian Studies aims to launch a program that looks to educate students about this politically fraught region.

Poster image for event

Weeklong event celebrates Indigenous Americas

Feb. 26, 2021

The week will include educational panels and roundtables, hip-hop concerts, poetry readings, cooking lessons, film screenings and more.


New undergraduate certificate in Tibetan and Himalayan studies in works

Oct. 21, 2020

New grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow more offerings in Tibetan and Himalayan studies for students.

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Howdy, partner! Welcome to Jackson Hole, China

Feb. 3, 2020

British filmmaker Adam Smith has memorialized the town in a documentary, Americaville, which he will screen on campus Feb. 7

Hong Kong

Hong Kong rages against the dying light, expert says

Oct. 18, 2019

Historian to speak at CU Boulder Oct. 23 on protests against growing control by China.


Program uses language to expand cultural perspectives

March 21, 2019

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum uses foreign languages as a tool to ‘open new avenues of inquiry and communication to enhance whatever you are studying.’


Jaipur Lit Fest draws interest, support from CU Boulder

Sept. 5, 2018

The Boulder Public Library hosts one of the most extraordinary literature festivals in the world, an event University of Colorado Boulder officials hope faculty and students will love and learn from. The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (ZEE JLF) is a five-day festival hosted in Jaipur, India, and is considered the...