Here is a list of all the upcoming Speaker Series events, Luncheon Series events, and non-CAS events:

 

Colorful Paintings by Folk Artists of Central China 2020.11.17

Non-CAS Event November 17 through March 20, 2021 Colorful Paintings by Folk Artists of Central China, a vibrant and striking exhibit of 50 original gouache watercolors and painted woodblock prints, opens Nov. 17 at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. The folk art paintings from Huxian, an official “painting county” of China, portray the life, culture, and society from 1973 to 2000. The exhibition runs through March 20,...

A Taste of China Episode 4: Farm to Table in Guangdong 2021.01.19

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, January 19 at 7pm MST ZOOM Registration Travel live with us to Guangdong, to explore the rise of one of the most important sustainable agriculture movements on the planet. Here in the heart of China’s Pearl River Delta, entrepreneurs are working to rebuild social trust between farmers in China’s countryside and the huge populations of its rapidly growing cities. As urban dwellers with disposable time and income...
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Citizenship Past and Present 2021.01.20

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, January 20 at 12pm MST Many thanks to the History Department, CHA, and the Law School's Immigration and Citizenship Law Program for sponsoring a panel discussion on citizenship on Wed, Jan 20 at noon MT . Join us via Zoom at https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/96137481116 . This panel will feature our very own Honor Sachs, as well as experts from the Law School and Ethnic Studies. Citizenship, its definitions, and...

CANCELLED: Asia Internship Program Information Session 2021.01.21

Due to the global pandemic, the summer 2021 in-person internships in Japan and China have been cancelled. We are looking into virtual options; please check back in February or March for further information. CAS Event Thursday, January 21 at 12pm MST ZOOM Link Learn about the summer 2021 Asia Internship Program offerings. We will have positions available in both Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan. Also holding an information session on...

CANCELLED: Asia Internship Program Information Session 2021.01.26

Due to the global pandemic, the summer 2021 in-person internships in Japan and China have been cancelled. We are looking into virtual options; please check back in February or March for further information. CAS Event Tuesday, January 26 at 4pm MST Zoom Link Learn about the summer 2021 Asia Internship Program offerings. We will have positions available in both Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan. Also holding an information session on...
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Under Beijing's Shadow 2021.01.27

CAS Event Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30pm MST ZOOM Registration China’s rise and stepped-up involvement in Southeast Asia have prompted a blend of anticipation and unease among its smaller neighbors. The stunning growth of China has yanked up the region’s economies, but its militarization of the South China Sea and dam building on the Mekong River has nations wary about Beijing’s outsized ambitions. Southeast Asians long felt relatively secure, relying...

WildChina Book Club: The Good Women Of China By Xinran 2021.01.28

Non-CAS Event Thursday, January 28 at 1pm MST ZOOM Registration When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the state radio system, she had long wanted to help improve the lives of Chinese women. But when she was given clearance to host a radio call-in show, she barely anticipated the enthusiasm it would quickly generate...
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Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948) 2021.02.03

CAS Event Wednesday, February 3 at 4:30pm MST Register here for ZOOM meeting Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948) Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Building on critical reflections on voice-over and transmedial “national style” during wartime while attending specifically to gender and theater-cinema transference, this talk explores the first-person female voice-over and audiovisual aesthetic in Fei Mu’s...

Visuality, Violence, and the Ethnic Chinese minority in Indonesia 2021.02.04

CAS Event Thursday, February 4 at 12pm MST ZOOM information will be available soon This event will be a virtual luncheon talk in which Dr. Karen Strassler presents new research on questions of visuality, violence, and the ethnic Chinese minority in Indonesia. Looking at the photographic, filmic, and installation work of artists such as FX Harsono, Dr. Strassler will investigate how contemporary Indonesian artists are bringing into focus historical acts...
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China Made: the tecno-politics, materialities, and legacies of infrastructure development 2021.02.10

CAS Event Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:00 – 11:30 AM (US EST) 8am MST Online event registration The China Made project seeks to build an innovative research agenda for an infrastructural approach in the China Studies field. We approach infrastructure as both an empirically rich material object of research and an analytical strategy for framing research questions and approaches that help us explore more nuanced realms of techno-politics, everyday...
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The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York 2021.02.18

CAS Event Thursday, February 18 at 4pm MST Zoom Registration Professor Sienna Craig Dr. Pasang Yangjee Sherpa Professor Carole McGranahan How does kinship and tradition matter to migration? In The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York (University of Washington Press, 2020) anthropologist Sienna Craig (Dartmouth College) draws on over two decades of ethnographic research to ask how individuals, families, and communities care for each other...
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From Festival to Decibel: Contestations of Renao and Zaoyin in Taiwan’s Noise Control System 2021.03.03

CAS Event Wednesday, March 3 at 5:00pm MST Online event - link available soon Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Temple festivals are largely celebrated in Taiwan as a distinctive feature of Taiwanese music and culture, though this was not always the case. In this talk, I examine renao as a contested aesthetic in the creation of noise control regulations starting in the 1980s. The cultural...

A Decade of Fukushima: socio-technical perspectives on surviving the nuclear age in Japan 2021.03.19

CAS Event Friday, March 19, 2021 More information will be forthcoming. Workshop participants include Sulfikar Amir, NTU Kate Goldfarb, CU Boulder Donna Goldstein, CU Boulder Hiroko Kumaki, Dartmouth Noriko Manabe, Temple Miho Mazereeuw, MIT Hirokazu Miyazaki, Northwestern Tim Oakes, CU Boulder
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Global Counterhistories of Cambodian Cassette Culture 2021.04.07

CAS Event Wednesday, April 7 at 4:30pm MDT Online event - link available soon Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. In this talk, I trace the contemporary circulation of “golden era” 1960s and 1970s Cambodian popular music recordings as a global media archeology. I seek to contextualize and historicize revivals of pre-Khmer Rouge “Cambodian Rock” through the mediated movements of cassette tapes among North American independent...
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Palm Oil Voices: Making Audible and Tactile Deforested Futures in Indonesia 2021.04.14

CAS Event Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 4pm MDT ZOOM information will be added soon In her book Indigenous Species (2016), which takes form as a long poem, Indonesian writer Khairani Barokka writes from the perspective of a kidnapped woman on a boat in a river “drifting down open sores of forest” cleared for palm oil plantations in Kalimantan. She writes that this oil later coopts and transports “eons of...
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PocoDisco: On the Politics of Postcolonial Sonic Space Making 2021.05.05

CAS Event Wednesday, May 5 at 4:30pm MDT Online event - link available soon Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. with Roshanak Kheshti