The Coronavirus Crisis: an emergency teach-in

Feb. 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 19 at 3pm Chancellor's Auditorium CASE Building, 4th floor The novel coronavirus presents a serious challenge to China’s healthcare system, as well as to global public health. Economic and political impacts will also be severe, with repercussions that will likely last for years. Meanwhile, some responses to the...

China Town Hall 2019

Jan. 9, 2020

Monday, November 18 Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion;...

Hong Kong on the Brink

Jan. 6, 2020

with Jeffrey Wasserstrom CAS Event Wednesday, October 23 at 5:00PM This talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong. It will pay close attention to the 2014 Umbrella Movement but focus even more on the dramatic events of this year, including the...

Immigrant Workers, Roads, and Nation Building: Legacies of the Transcontinental Railroad on its 150th

Jan. 3, 2020

CAS Event Wednesday, October 30, 1PM to 6:30PM British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Please Register Below In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Center of the American West, the Center for Asian Studies, CU Art and Art History, and the CU...

The Cosmo-logics of K-pop: Media Intimacies and Populist Soft Power

April 19, 2019

A talk with Michelle Cho, Assistant Professor of East Asian Popular Culture at the University of Toronto Much of the rising transnational popularity of K-pop today has been correlated to the growth of its digital distribution and consumption. Over and above its status as a genre of music, K-pop is...

Roundtable on Xinjiang

March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21 at 11:00-1:00 Center for Community Flatirons Room, CU Boulder 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...

The US-China Trade War: A Panel Discussion on Its Implications for China, the US, and Beyond

Oct. 10, 2018

CAS Event Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5pm Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder A panel discussion about the US-China Trade War featuring Robert F. McNown, Keith E. Maskus, and Karen Gerwitz. Moderated by Tim Oakes, Center for Asian Studies Director. Robert F. McNown, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, University of...

Ai Weiwei: Global Artist, Borderless Humanist, Contemporary Emperor

Sept. 20, 2018

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...

Michael Puett Best Should Teach Keynote

Sept. 6, 2018

Michael Puett, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University, was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony hosted by the CU Graduate Teacher Program . In his talk, Puett offered a rousing defense of internationalizing...

America, China, and the Retreat of Democracy in Southeast Asia: The Case of Cambodia

April 18, 2018

Lecture by Dr. Sophal Ear, Associate Professor, Diplomacy & World Affairs, Occidental College Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 5 p.m.