Published: Nov. 14, 2022

Global Asias Cyber Chat: Globalization and Circulation of Asian Popular Culture

Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00pm MST

Zoom Registration

This discussion will examine issues such as how various forms of Asian popular culture have responded to or engaged with other forms of national and hemispheric popular cultures, such as those in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Pacific, how Asian American and Asian diaspora communities have drawn on Asian popular cultures, and the implications of homegrown Asian popular cultures circulating within and beyond Asia.

with Carla Jones (CU Boulder) co-editor of Re-Orienting Fashion: The Globalization of Asian Dress

Candace Epps-Robertson (UNC Chapel Hill), author of “Transcultural Fandom: BTS and ARMY.” Cambridge Companion to K-Pop. Ed. Suk-Young Kim. Cambridge, U Press (Under Contract) Book Chapter. Forthcoming, Winter 2022.

Anita Mannur (Miami University), author of Intimate Eating

moderated by Tim Oakes, professor of Geography and Center for Asian Studies Interim Faculty Director

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Humanities and the Arts, and the Global Asias Initiative

Asia at CU

Tuesday, November 15 at 2pm

via Zoom

On Tuesday November 15th at 2pm, the Center for Asian Studies will be hosting a virtual "Asia at CU" information session for undergraduates interested in study abroad and work opportunities in Asia, scholarships and fellowships available for study in Asia, and the CU Asian Studies minor and major. Speakers from the Center for Asian Studies, Academic Advising, Education Abroad, and the Office of Top Scholarships will be in attendance to share with students from all majors across campus about the many ways in which they can incorporate learning about and from Asia into their studies and professional development.

Register here:

China Town Hall


HALE 230
Doors open at 4:30, webcast begins at 5pm sharp.

We are delighted to announce that the 2022 CHINA Town Hall program will be held on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:00pm MST (7:00 p.m. EST), and will feature former U.S. ambassador to Russia, China, and Singapore, Jon M. Huntsman Jr. 

Following the webcast, a presentation by
Associate Professor of History and NCUSCR member, Tim Weston

“China, the United States, and Perilous Times”

followed by a Q&A moderated by the Faculty Director of the Center for Asian Studies, Tim Oakes.

CHINA Town Hall connects leading China experts with Americans around the country for a national conversation on the implications of China’s rise on U.S.-China relations and its impact on our towns, states, and nation. The National Committee is proud to partner with a range of institutions and community groups, colleges and universities, trade and business associations, and world affairs councils to bring this important national conversation to local communities around America for the 16th  consecutive year.