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

From Noise to Nonsense: Chinese Literature in Taiwan 2018.01.23

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, January 23, 2018; 5:30-7:00 p.m. HUMN 250 Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations for the following lecture, presented by a candidate for the position of Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. Evelyn Shih studies modern Chinese and Korean language literature with an interest in Japanese cultural and intellectual currents. Her research is framed by the fruits of colonialism and neo-colonialism in East...

Articulating Alternative Cultural Identities: Kuo Pao Kun's Multilingual Theatre Praxis in Singapore 2018.01.25

Non-CAS Event Thursday, January 25, 2018; 5:30-7:00 p.m. HUMN 250 Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations for the following lecture, presented by a candidate for the position of Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. Wah Guan Lim is currently an Assistant Professor of Chinese at Bard. A scholar of transnational Chinese literature, he also studied at National Taiwan University, where he was a visiting fellow...
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43rd Denver Red vs. White Singing Contest 2018.01.27

Non-CAS Event Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12 p.m. Tri-State Denver Buddhist Temple 1947 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80202 Join the Japan America Society of Colorado at the 43rd Denver Red vs White Singing Contest on January 27th, 2018! Admission is free and the show starts at 12pm. See flyer below or click HERE for details.
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Dolpo, The Hidden Land with Dorje Dolma 2018.01.31

CAS Event Wednesday, January 31, 2018; 5 p.m. Humanities 250 Please join us as Dorje Dolma talks about her new book Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal ! Dorje Dolma was born in the remote Dolpo region of Nepal, high in the mountains bordering Tibet. She was the oldest of eleven children, only six of whom survived the harsh conditions of their lives. Dolpo had...

Reading the Visceral Pulses: Five Viscera Theory & the Pulse in a 7th Century Chinese Medical Manuscript 2018.02.01

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, February 1, 2018; 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room Sarah Zanolini is an M.A. student in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures at CU Boulder
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I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story 2018.02.02 - 2018.04.01

Non-CAS Event Open Friday, February 2, 2018 through Early April University of Northern Colorado, James A. Michener Library Asian and Pacific Americans make up more than 5 percent of the U.S. population—more than 17 million people—and those numbers are growing. Their ancestral roots represent more than 50 percent of the world, extending from East Asia to Southeast Asia, and from South Asia to the Pacific Islands and Polynesia. In commemoration...
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How to build a world class university? A Comparative study of Campus life at the University of Denver and Chinese Universities 2018.02.06

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, February 6, 2018; 12:15pm—1:30pm University of Denver SIE Complex, 1st Floor, Room 1150 Dr. Shi Zhigao is an Associate Professor in Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. His research focuses on higher education, internet society, and political communication. Please register by Monday Feb 5th here .

Anthropological Study of Local American Chinese Medicine 2018.02.15

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, Febraury 15, 2018, 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room In this talk, I will introduce my recent anthropological research which focused on local American Chinese Medicine. While different from other studies, I will pay close attention to the development of Chinese Medicine in America, my arguement will mainly focus on three aspects of American local Chinese Medicine: Field research about local American Chinese Medicine, such as education...

International Business & U Student Conference 2018.02.15

Non-CAS Event Thursday, February 15, 2018; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. World Trade Center Denver Auraria Campus, Tivoli Student Union, Barrison Ballroom 302 International Business & U student conference brings students together from across the Rocky Mountain Region to showcase different types of careers that can be achieved through international business and inspire students to travel for work and their studies. This conference is a great opportunity for students who...
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Japanese American Redress: Learning Lessons and Longings 2018.02.18

Non-CAS Event Sunday, February 18, 2018; 1-3 p.m. History Colorado Center 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 Day of Remembrance 2018 commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act which was the official apology of the United States to the Japanese people affected by the incarceration. It acknowledges the fundamental injustice of the evacuation, and provides restitution to individuals of Japanese ancestry who were incarcerated. Peggy Nagae, who was lead...
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Art of the Silk Road and Japan 2018.02.21

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, February 21, 2018; 12-1 p.m. Congdon Board Room, Hamilton Building - Lower Level, Denver Art Museum Global trade routes have for millennia not only served as a way for civilizations to reap financial rewards from foreign commerce but have also been essential conduits for domestic innovations, that have led to great cultural and scientific advances for the societies along their routes. The greatest of the ancient trade...

Territorial Affairs: Grounding the Global Land Rush in Postwar Laos 2018.03.01

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, March 1, 2018, 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room In this talk, I present an overview of my current book project, which uses the case of Chinese agribusiness investment in northern Lao PDR to unpack what has been widely labeled as a new global land rush. Transnational land deals are often framed in terms of sovereignty threats to host countries like Laos, but have been plagued by...

Revising the Rise in Postcolonial Jatra Performance 2018.03.15

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, March 15, 2018, 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room In this talk, I’ll be focusing on the folk theatre form Jatra as a traditional model of mass communication and/or entertainment in rural and urban Bengal. Traditionally the collective of Jatra performers were also skilled singers. Jatra is celebrated for its highly stylized lyrical and improvisational performance style as well as an important communication tool within the rural...

A Brief Introduction to the Study on Chinese Tomb Architecture of Han Dynasty 2018.04.05

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, April 5, 2018, 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room In stark contrast to the lack of evidence of other Chinese architecture from the Han dynasty (Western Han 206 BC-AD 8, Eastern Han 25-220), a significant number of tombs have survived from that period. Han Tomb is a key remnant for ancient architecture in China. In fact, no timber architecture built before the Tang dynasty (618-907) exists today...
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Mr. Tianming Wang & Mr. Tao Wang: Two Masters of Intangible Heritage 2018.04.06

Non-CAS Event Friday, April 6, 2018, 12-1 p.m. Congdon Board Room, Hamilton Building - Lower Level, Denver Art Museum Intangible Cultural Heritage is defined as traditions or living expression inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants. It includes practices, representations, expressions, knowledge and skills that communities, groups and individuals recognize as part of their cultural heritage. Tao Wang and Tianming Wang are recognized as Masters of Intangible...

Good Housekeeping: Advice for Women in a late Qing Daily-Use Religious Encyclopedia 2018.04.19

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, April 19, 2018; 12:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room Chen Zhongxi's 1850 preface to his eponymous precious scroll ends with a plea to future publishers: “do not make my coarse words elegant for fear women will have a hard time understanding.” Whether out of respect for preserving the integrity of Chen’s sermon or a need to further educate ignorant women, printed editions instead acquired a feature not...