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

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei: Global Artist, Borderless Humanist, Contemporary Emperor 2018.09.20

CAS Event Thursday, September 20, 2018, 5 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder Ai Weiwei is one of the most compelling figures working in the spheres of international art and political activism. His extraordinary range of creative activities is unparalleled among his peers—from provocative large-scale museum exhibitions that reference traditional Chinese art forms to candid Instagram posts at impoverished refugee camps around the world, Ai’s fearless spirit and commitment to...

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.09.21-23

Non-CAS Event Friday through Sunday, September 21-23, 2018 A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE JLF at Boulder promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, rich with words and ideas, the Festival invites you to join us in examining the human experience through the reflections and imaginations of distinguished contemporary authors from across the globe. In an uplifting celebration of the...

Memory and Agency: Rethinking North Korean Literature 2018.09.28

CAS Event Friday, September 28, 2018 3:30pm to 5:30pm Humanities 150, CU Boulder The talk will feature an academic presentation by a literary scholar of North Korea. Immanuel Kim will show how literature from DPRK does not always conform to top-down ideals of political commitment to the leader, the Party, and the nation. He shows, instead, how the path to becoming a revolutionary hero is challenged by individual desires, decisions,...

Lotsawa Translation Workshop 2018.10.05

CAS Event Tibet Himalaya Initiative October 5-8, 2018 Registration is now closed. Keynote lecture: An Act of Bardo: Translating Tibetan Poetry on October 6 is open to the public. We are please to host the Lotsawa Translation Workshop, scheduled for October 5-8th at the University of Colorado Boulder, with the generous support of the Tsadra Foundation. The workshop offers the opportunity for translators and scholars at various stages in their...

U.S. Career Forum Los Angeles 2018.10.05

Non-CAS Event Friday/Saturday, October 5-6, 2018; 10:00 a.m. Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101 Looking for a job using Japanese? Look no more - individuals with Japanese and english language abilities are invited to explore career opportunities and find jobs that use or require Japanese without having to be in Japan! Free to attend, details and registration at .

An Act of Bardo: Translating Tibetan Poetry 2018.10.06

CAS Event Tibet Himalaya Initiative Saturday, October 6th, 11am British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Lama Jabb, Oxford University Keynote for the Lotsawa Translation Workshop For more information about the Lotswana Translation Workshop, visit .
Galloping Horses

Artist Xu Beihong and His Family in Mao's China 2018.10.16

CAS Event Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5pm Eaton Humanities 135 Galloping Horses Artist Xu Beihong and His Family in Mao’s China Famous for his ink brush paintings of galloping horses, pioneering Chinese artist Xu Beihong (1895-1953) integrated Chinese and Western painting and mentored generations of Chinese artists. Galloping Horses describes how his family and legacy survived the turbulence of Mao’s ever-changing policies, which dictated the direction of art and music...
China Made

1st China Made Workshop: Conceiving Infrastructure in a Chinese Register 2018.10.18-19

CAS Event Thursday, October 18, 2018, 9am to 5pm Friday, October 19, 2018, 9am to 12:30pm Flatirons Room, Center for Community Registration required. Part of the Henry Luce Foundation funded project, “China Made: Asian Infrastructures and the ‘China Model’ of Development. For more information, please email Tim Oakes at or visit .


Non-CAS Event Saturday, November 17, 2018 11am-12:30pm 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302 Flagstaff Room LEAVING HOME, FINDING HOME is a digital storytelling space by and for the immigrant women from South Asia residing in the United States (South Asian countries: India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives, and Sri Lanka). As a South Asian academic, immigrant, and digital archivist for this platform, I invite women who identify as South...