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

 

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(Bring Your Own) Pizza & Perspectives - China 2021.03.04

Non-CAS Event Thursday, March 4, 12-1pm Pizza & Perspectives (P&P) is a monthly lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of students from a specific region. Our March P&P panel will consist of six Chinese students from various majors and degree levels, both male and female. Hear different international student perspectives on culture, life in the U.S., life back home, life during the pandemic, and get a chance to ask your own...

Xi Jinping and China’s Campaign for Wealth and Power 2021.03.04

Non-CAS Event Thursday, March 4 at 6pm The virtual lecture will be presented by Loren Crabtree, CSU Emeritus Provost and Professor of History with a distinguished 34-year teaching career. Dr. Crabtree had a distinguished 34-year teaching career at Colorado State University, serving as Professor of History, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. “After taking control in March 2013, Xi Jinping has become China’s...
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Undergraduate Research Forum 2021.03.12

CAS Event Friday, March 12, 2021 at 2:30pm MST Zoom Registration Join faculty members as they discuss their passion for research and their approach to questions, methods, and analysis. Learn about opportunities to do your own research under the mentorship of CU faculty. Get inspired to do social science and humanities fieldwork in Asia (especially in Tibet and the Himalaya) and have your questions answered about how you can adapt...

Pursuing Citizenship in an Era of Enforcement 2021.03.13

Non-CAS Event Saturday, March 13, 1-2:30pm Zoom Registration The law says that everyone who is not a citizen is an alien, but the social reality is more complicated. In this CU on the Weekend lecture, Associate Professor Ming Hsu Chen, an expert in immigration law, will discuss the “spectrum of citizenship,” a concept that explores what membership and belonging mean for immigrants seeking to become citizens. Chen supports pathways to...
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A Decade of Fukushima: Socio-Technical Perspectives on Surviving the Nuclear Age in Japan 2021.03.18-19

CAS Event Keynote address registration Thursday, March 18, 5pm - 6:30pm MDT Paper presentations and discussion registration Friday, March 19, 3pm - 6pm MDT This will be the first of three workshops organized for the project “ A Tale of Two Asias: Living In and Beyond the Nuclear Age ,” hosted by the Center for Asian Studies. Funding for the project is being provided by the Albert Smith Nuclear Age...
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Documentary: “Comfort” conversation with the director 2021.03.25

CAS Event Thursday, March 25, 6-7:30pm Zoom Meeting ID: 991 1007 2628 Passcode: Comfort Conversation with the Director, Moonchil Park The documentary, COMFORT (보드랍게, 2020) features KIM Soonak (1928-2010), a survivor of Japanese military sexual slavery, as its main subject. After the WWII, she engaged in prostitution, US camptown sex trade, as well as working as a maid. Weaving together interviews of activists, archive footages, animation, and the recital of...
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Global Counterhistories of Cambodian Cassette Culture 2021.04.07

CAS Event Wednesday, April 7 at 4:30pm MDT Register for the ZOOM Meeting here 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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Voices from Larung Gar: Shaping Tibetan Buddhism for the Twenty-First Century 2021.04.10

CAS Event Saturday, April 10 US Time Zones: 3-5:30pm PDT | 4-6:30pm MDT | 5-7:30pm CDT | 6-8:30pm EDT Sign up here to receive a reminder email once webinar reginstration is open. The 2.5 hour symposium features Anam Thubten and David Germano in dialogue about Larung Gar, one of the largest Buddhist institution on the Tibetan plateau. This will be followed by a panel of contributors to the ground-breaking anthology,...
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Event Postponed - New date TBA: Palm Oil Voices: Making Audible and Tactile Deforested Futures in Indonesia 2021.04.14

CAS Event Event postponed. 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 intricacies and strength/ From the forest to molecular form/ On a...
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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 Register for the ZOOM Meeting here Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. In this paper I trace a lineage of conditions generalizable as “racial melancholia” (including “diasporic melancholia” and “postcolonial melancholia”) in order to focus on the relationship between melancholia and mania. What I term “melancholic mania” describes performative, public, world-making cultural productions, those ephemeral pop-up spaces that...