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

Pizza & Perspectives: South Korea 2019.01.24

Non-CAS Event January 24, 2019 from 11 a.m. to noon University Memorial Center (UMC), Room 247 Pizza & Perspectives is a monthly lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of students from a specific region and, of course, free pizza! Come hear different exchange student perspectives on culture, life in the U.S., and life back home, plus get a chance to ask your own questions. For additional event information, please see the...
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The Foiled Coup in Sri Lanka: Rule of Law Redux 2019.01.24

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:30pm CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway There was an attempted constitutional coup in Sri Lanka in October 2018 . Sri Lanka which was ruled by democratic governments from 1947, was plunged into chaos when the President purported to fire the duly appointed Prime Minister, and appoint a new Prime Minister backed by China. The country is of critical strategic significance to the...
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Stephanie Su: Color of Modernity: Red in Meiji Japanese Prints 2019.02.06

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, February 6, 12:00-1:00PM Denver Art Museum Sharp Auditorium, Hamilton Building Free for AAA members and students with valid ID, $10 DAM volunteers, $15 DAM members, $20 Non-members RSVP information forthcoming In the late nineteenth century, red was used extensively in Japanese prints, earning it the appellation “color of the age.” The sensational visual effects, featuring bright, saturated colors, marked a strikingly different aesthetic from earlier prints. Those...
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The Anti-China Movement in Vietnam and the Contemporary Viet-Sino Relations 2019.02.06

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, February 6 at 12pm SIE Complex - 5th Floor - Maglione Hall Center for China-US Cooperation Josef Korbel School of International Studies University of Denver 2201 S. Gaylord St. Denver, CO 80208-0500 We hope you will join us on Wednesday February 6th for this event with Dr. Chiung-Chiu Huang. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register please visit: https://www.du.edu/korbel/china/events/forums.html
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Legalizing Gender: The Effects of Myanmar Nationalist Anti-Rohingya Agenda 2019.02.07

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:30pm CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway On August 26, 2015, the Myanmar government passed the Race and Religion Protection Laws proposed by The Patriotic Association of Myanmar, or Mabatha in Burmese, composed of ultranationalist Buddhist monks. These laws are referred to as myosaun.upade (lit: Keep the Lineage Law) in popular discourse. They comprise four sets of laws: the Monogamy Law, the Religion...
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Discussion on The Community Autonomy in Urban Areas of China - 浅谈中国都市的社区 2019.02.21

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:30pm CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway This talk will be presented in Mandarin, with an outline in English provided With the disintegration of the work unit system and the reformation of the housing system, the management mode of grass-roots society in cities of China was going through tremendous change. The function of the residential committee, which had been marginalized under the work...
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Visiting Art History Scholar: Hui-shu Lee 2019.03.18

Non-CAS Event Monday, March 18 at 5:30pm to 6:45pm Eaton Humanities, Lecture room #150 1610 Pleasant Street, Boulder, CO 80309 The Art & Art History Visiting Artists & Scholars Program presents a lecture by Hui-shu Lee. Hui-shu Lee is a Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her field of specialization is Chinese painting and visual culture in the pre-modern era, with a particular focus on gender issues. She...
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Political Contests and Moral Battles: A Perspective on Bhutan's Democratic Transition 2019.03.20

CAS Event/Tibet Himalaya Initiative Event Wednesday, March 20 at 5pm British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Dr. Sonam Kinga is an important political figure, scholar, and writer in the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan. Now that the country is a decade into its transition to democracy, Dr. Kinga will present a public lecture at CU Boulder on March 20, 2019 on "Political Contests and Moral Battles: A Perspective on Bhutan's...
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Center for Asian Studies Roundtable on Xinjiang: Perspectives from the Field on China’s Mass Incarceration of Turkic Muslims 2019.03.21

CAS Event Thursday, March 21 at 11:00-1:00 C4C Flatirons Room The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is engaged in the mass detention of Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, the “autonomous region” in northwestern China which is home to several Turkic groups. It has been estimated that up to one million people have been detained without trial. In the camps, labelled by Chinese authorities as "re-education" facilities,...
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Proto-Third Worldism and Ahmad Shamlu's Manifesto 2019.04.04

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:30pm CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway Aḥmad Shāmlū’s (d. 2000) 1951 Qaṭʿnāmah, which we can productively translate as The Manifesto, announces the rebirth in commitment (taʿahhud) of this Iranian luminary’s poetic persona. The Manifesto, Shāmlū’s second poetic venture after the now roundly-dismissed and derided juvenilia of his first collection, Āhang-hā-yi farāmūsh shudah (Forgotten Songs; 1947), features a poetic persona suddenly awakened from...
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The long hand of climate in shaping societal outcomes in colonial British India during the 18th and 19th century: A study using archival information pertaining to the dry valleys of western India 2019.04.18

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:30pm CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway High-frequency climate variability is one of the most common features associated with climatic zones and yet, one of the least understood aspects of climate sciences, and unsurprisingly, one of the least implemented aspects of climate sciences in the realm of climate adaptation and policy. Semi-arid belts of the world, characterized by low and large variations in...