Here is a list of recent CAS events, and non-CAS events:
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Asia After Covid 19 2020.06.18

CAS Event Thursday, June 18 at 5pm MDT What sorts of longer-term economic, political, social, and cultural changes has the pandemic ushered in for different regions / countries in Asia? In what ways will things not return to the way they were before COVID-19? What is the ’new normal’ for different parts of Asia? This panel looks at shifts taking place in Asia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Brainwashed: The Legacies and Perils of American Sinophobia 2020.10.09

Non-CAS Event Friday, October 9 at 2pm MDT Webinar Register here: shorturl.at/jqHLM As the 2020 U.S. presidential election approaches and the stakes could not seem starker, the single issue uniting the candidates is their rhetorically inflamed opposition to China. This anti-China consensus at one of the most polarized periods in United States history should give pause for reflection, an opportunity our panel hopes to provide. Today’s anti-China discourse is a...

Join IFest for Virtual Events - Buffs Around the World! 2020.10.10

Non-CAS Event Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 10 a.m. MST Join Buffs Around the World Zoom Session Join the International Festival Committee (IFest) for a remote meet-up via Zoom. During the event, you can meet CU students from all around the globe, play some fun activities, and learn about other cultures. This event will be held virtually on October...

(Bring Your Own) Pizza & Perspectives: Iran 2020.10.14

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 12 to 1 p.m. Join ISSS for a physically-distant Zoom edition of Pizza and Perspectives (P&P) featuring a panel of students from Iran. Join P&P Zoom Session P&P is a monthly lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of students from a specific region. Hear different international student perspectives on culture, life here in the U.S., life back home, and get a chance to ask...

Information Session for Global Seminar: Window on Modern China (Shanghai, China) 2020.10.15

Non-CAS Event Thursday, October 15 at 1:30pm Zoom Link Global Seminar: Window on Modern China (Shanghai, China) Discover how Shanghai’s, Hangzhou's and Shaoxing's rich history has shaped modern China. Live in one of the most dynamic and important cities in China and East Asia. Visit transformed treaty port neighborhoods, the site where the Chinese Communist Party was founded, traditional gardens, and the center of China’s financial world. Earn 3 credits...

Black and Indian and Biracial Woman: A VP Forum 2020.10.21

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, October 21 at 5pm MDT Join us for a discussion on Wednesday, October 21, where our panel will share their thoughts on the issues of race, caste, identity, structural power and representation that Senator Kamala Harris’ historic Vice Presidential nomination signifies. Featuring Panelists: Hillary Potter (Assoc. Dean for Inclusive Practice; Assoc. Prof. Ethnic Studies); Samira Mehta (Asst. Prof. Women & Gender Studies, & Jewish Studies); Bailey Duhé...

Indonesian Nongkrong 2020.10.21

Non-CAS Event Starting on September 9, every other Wednesday, 4-5 pm Meeting via ZOOM All the Conversation Tables are virtual this semester. You can also find additional information on the ALTEC website and the Virtual Language Corner , an opportunity to connect through languages. Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Conversation Table! We'll enjoy lively conversation and games from the comfort of your homes...

Information Session for Global Seminar: Discovering Urban China (Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai & Hangzhou, China) 2020.10.21

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, October 21 at 11am ZOOM link Global Seminar: Discovering Urban China (Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai & Hangzhou, China) Spend your Maymester in China exploring the cultural identity of four of China's most famous and historic cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, and Hangzhou. Interact with Chinese peers both in and outside the classroom and gain firsthand knowledge on the ways modernity has affected urban China! Earn 3 credits for ASIA...

CHA First Vote Panel Discussion 2020.10.22

Non-CAS Event October 22nd, 2020 at 6pm MT Where: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/94763273672 (no password needed) On October 22, 2020 at 6pm MT, the Center for Humanities & the Arts is hosting a panel discussion on FIRST VOTE, a character-driven documentary film with unparalleled access to a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese Americans. Director Yi Chen and the four subjects of the film will be present for the panel: Lance Chen,...
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City in a box? Rethinking the Special Economic Zone as the ‘China Model’ of development 2020.10.23

Non-CAS Event Friday, October 23 at 8pm MDT PLEASE REGISTER TO GET THE ZOOM LINK TO THE SEMINAR The concept of ‘infrastructure space’ was proposed by Keller Easterling in her 2014 book Extrastatecraft to identify the spaces where de facto forms of infrastructural governance form before they can be officially legislated by the states that house them. While China seemingly offers a large array of such spaces in the ‘Special...
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The History and Future of Tibet's First Khenmos 2020.10.27

CAS Event Tuesday, October 27th at 6pm MDT The History and Future of Tibet’s First Khenmos (Scholar-Nuns) Jue Liang & Andrew S. Taylor in Conversation with Padma 'tsho In 1997, the first cohort of women to receive the highest degree in Buddhist philosophical training graduated from the Larung Gar monastic institute in Eastern Tibet. After graduating as khenmos or scholar nuns, they began to assume institutional power (authority?) throughout Larung...
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Indonesian Nongkrong 2020.11.04

CAS Event Wednesday, November 4 at 4pm Find more information here Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies! contact : dian.sawitri@colorado.edu
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Voice and Laughter 2020.11.05

CAS Event Thursday, November 5 at 7pm MST ZOOM meeting link This is the first of two panels that are part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium. This panel features David Humphrey (Michigan State U) - "Outside the Frame: Live Laughter and Early Japanese Television" and Jina Kim (U of Oregon) - "Creating Sounds of Furious Anger and Tears of Longing in South Korean Serialized Radio Dramas of...
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‘Instrument of Flesh’: The Operatic Voice in Late Ming Musical Culture 2020.11.05

CAS Event Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4pm MST Register HERE Keynote Webinar in Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium with Judith T. Zeitlin of the University of Chicago In a previous article on theories of the sounding voice in China, I argued that it is only at specific historical moments, in certain kinds of discourse, and for certain kinds of purposes that the human voice is disentangled from a...
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Noise Aesthetics 2020.11.06

CAS Event Friday, November 6, 2020 at 4pm MST ZOOM meeting link This is the second of two panels that are part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium. This panel features Julia Keblinska (UC Berkeley) - "Noisy Environments and Leaky Infrastructures: Television, Cinema, and the Chinese City" and Evelyn Shih (CU Boulder) - "Innervation Generation: TV as "Cool" New Media in the 1970s Literature of Taiwan and South...
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Roundtable Discussion - Sound and Noise in Asia Workshop 2020.11.06

CAS Event Friday, November 6 at 7pm MST ZOOM meeting link Roundtable with keynote speaker Judith T. Zeitlin (U of Chicago) featuring David Humphrey (MSU), Jina Kim (U of Oregon), Julia Keblinska (UC Berkeley), and Evelyn Shih (CU Boulder)
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JLF COLORADO Each Other's Stories 2020.11.08-11

Non-CAS Event Sunday, November 8 - Wednesday, November 11 Virtual Jaipur Literature Festival For more information: https://jlflitfest.org/colorado

Anti-Asian Racism, COVID-19, and Anti-Racism Work 2020.11.10

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, November 10 at 11am Zoom webinar registration Join Dr. Jennifer Ho, director of the Center for Humanities & the Arts and Professor in Ethnic Studies, who will be in conversation with Linds Roberts, CU Boulder Librarian, for this session that will help participants address anti-Asian racism. Among the challenges of living in the midst of a global pandemic is seeing and feeling the impacts of systemic racism...

China and the global environmental crisis 2020.11.11

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, November 11 at 3am MST Wednesday, November 11 at 6pm Hong Kong time Online Event Information with Sam GEALL , Executive Director, China Dialogue Presented by the Global China Center at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Weaving Trans-Indigenous Solidarities in the Pacific: The Case of West Papua 2020.11.13

Non-CAS Event Friday, November 13 at 12 noon ZOOM link This talk focuses on artistic and literary activist work emerging from and constituting Indigenous protest movements in the Pacific. Activism constructs and depends on narratives—on stories. Specifically, I present the case of West Papua, using the poems from a special issue of Hawai‘i Review, Wansolwara: Voices for West Papua, to bring a literary lens to contemporary expressions of Papuan protest...
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JLF COLORADO Each Other's Stories 2020.11.15-18

Non-CAS Event Sunday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 18 Virtual Jaipur Literature Festival For more information: https://jlflitfest.org/colorado
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Colorado-Japan Friendship Week 友情 2020.11.15-21

Non-CAS Event November 15-21 7 Events in 7 Days All events will be held on the ZOOM platform A Fundraiser to Support Japan America Society of Colorado Tickets are now available for purchase on our website .

International Education Week Events 2020.11.16-20

Non-CAS Event November 16-20 Listing of International Education Week Events

Colorful Paintings by Folk Artists of Central China 2020.11.17

Non-CAS Event November 17 through March 20, 2021 Colorful Paintings by Folk Artists of Central China, a vibrant and striking exhibit of 50 original gouache watercolors and painted woodblock prints, opens Nov. 17 at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. The folk art paintings from Huxian, an official “painting county” of China, portray the life, culture, and society from 1973 to 2000. The exhibition runs through March 20,...

Indonesian Nankrong 2020.11.18

CAS Event Wednesday, November 18 at 4pm Find more information here Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies! contact : dian.sawitri@colorado.edu

JASC Program on Global Careers 2020.11.18

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, November 18 at 4pm Register here ARE YOU A CURRENT STUDENT? Join this panel discussion at half the price! Fill out the form at the bottom of this page using your current school/ university email address to receive your discount code!

U.S.-Asian Relations Under a Biden Administration 2020.11.24

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, November 24 at 4:30pm ZOOM Webinar Moderated by CAS Advisory Council member Stan Harsha. with Jim Loi, Partner and Chief Operating Officer The Asia Group Jim Loi is Partner and Chief Operating Officer at The Asia Group and a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining The Asia Group, Jim spent 22 years in the Department of State as a career Foreign Service Officer and member...

The Everlasting Bloom: Rediscovering Taiwanese Modern Art - A Discussion with the Curator, Dr. Yen Chuan-ying 2020.11.30

Non-CAS Event Monday, Nov. 30th at 7:30pm Central Time Registration: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/yenchuanying/register The Everlasting Bloom: Rediscovering Taiwanese Modern Art exhibition, which runs from late October 2020 to early January 2021 at the Museum of the National Taipei University of Education (MONTUE), results from several years of research into twentieth-century Taiwanese art in private collections and other repositories outside of public museums. The title Everlasting Bloom derives from a 1922 essay by...
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Listening for India: Reading and the Multilingual Nation 2020.12.02

CAS Event Wednesday, December 2 at 4:30pm MST Zoom link Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. with Madhumita Lahiri from the University of Michigan. How can print serve the needs of a largely illiterate and famously multilingual nation? For nationalist writers in nineteenth- and twentieth-century India, answering that question meant emphasizing the sonic functions of printed texts. India’s diverse vernaculars were extensively textualized only in the...

China's global migration 2020.12.09

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, December 9 at 3AM MST Wednesday, December 9 at 6PM Hong Kong Online Event Information with Biao XIANG , Professor, School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford Presented by the Global China Center at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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RAKUGO! 2020.12.10

Non-CAS Event Thursday, December 10 at 5:30pm MST Register here Join us from the comfort of your own home for a wonderful evening of comedy, culture and learning about the Japanese traditional art form of rakugo. Rakugo Master, “Zabu” came to NYC to start his dream project of bringing rakugo performances to all 50 states. As his project got off the ground and live performances began, COVID hit. He was...

A Taste of China Episode 4: Farm to Table in Guangdong 2021.01.19

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, January 19 at 7pm MST ZOOM Registration Travel live with us to Guangdong, to explore the rise of one of the most important sustainable agriculture movements on the planet. Here in the heart of China’s Pearl River Delta, entrepreneurs are working to rebuild social trust between farmers in China’s countryside and the huge populations of its rapidly growing cities. As urban dwellers with disposable time and income...
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Citizenship Past and Present 2021.01.20

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, January 20 at 12pm MST Many thanks to the History Department, CHA, and the Law School's Immigration and Citizenship Law Program for sponsoring a panel discussion on citizenship on Wed, Jan 20 at noon MT . Join us via Zoom at https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/96137481116 . This panel will feature our very own Honor Sachs, as well as experts from the Law School and Ethnic Studies. Citizenship, its definitions, and...

CANCELLED: Asia Internship Program Information Session 2021.01.21

Due to the global pandemic, the summer 2021 in-person internships in Japan and China have been cancelled. We are looking into virtual options; please check back in February or March for further information. CAS Event Thursday, January 21 at 12pm MST Learn about the summer 2021 Asia Internship Program offerings. We will have positions available in both Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan. Also holding an information session on Tuesday, January...

CANCELLED: Asia Internship Program Information Session 2021.01.26

Due to the global pandemic, the summer 2021 in-person internships in Japan and China have been cancelled. We are looking into virtual options; please check back in February or March for further information. CAS Event Tuesday, January 26 at 4pm MST Zoom Link Learn about the summer 2021 Asia Internship Program offerings. We will have positions available in both Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan. Also holding an information session on...
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Under Beijing's Shadow 2021.01.27

CAS Event Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30pm MST China’s rise and stepped-up involvement in Southeast Asia have prompted a blend of anticipation and unease among its smaller neighbors. The stunning growth of China has yanked up the region’s economies, but its militarization of the South China Sea and dam building on the Mekong River has nations wary about Beijing’s outsized ambitions. Southeast Asians long felt relatively secure, relying on the...

Exhibition as an Art Historical Space: The 1933 Chinese Art Exhibition in Paris. 2021.01.28

Non-CAS Event Thursday, January 28 at 4pm PST Event registration The 1933 Chinese Art Exhibition in Paris played a crucial role in establishing the category of “modern Chinese painting” in Europe. Opened at the Musée Jeu de Paume in May 1933, the Exposition de la Peinture Chinoise was the first large-scale exhibition of Chinese art in France. It attracted unprecedented numbers of viewers, and afterwards the museum founded a Chinese...

WildChina Book Club: The Good Women Of China By Xinran 2021.01.28

Non-CAS Event Thursday, January 28 at 1pm MST ZOOM Registration When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the state radio system, she had long wanted to help improve the lives of Chinese women. But when she was given clearance to host a radio call-in show, she barely anticipated the enthusiasm it would quickly generate...

The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) 2021.01.30-31

CAS Event Friday and Saturday, January 30 and 31 The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) will hold its annual graduate student conference remotely via ZOOM care of University of Colorado, Boulder facilities on January 30th & 31st, 2021. Though our student organization has been prompted to adjust to current world events, we are still proud to host our yearly conference remotely, and trust that our conference will provide...

Shielding the Mountains: Environmentalism and articulations of nature in Tibet 2021.02.03

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, February 3 at 3:30pm Environmental Studies Spring 2021 Colloquium with Emily Yeh, Professor and Department Chair, Geography Department, University of Colorado Boulder In the late 1990s, transnational conservation organizations working in China began to try to mobilize Tibetan culture and religion in the service of biodiversity conservation. Dr. Yeh examines the proliferation of environmental identities, subjectivities, and organizations across Tibet in the early 2000s as a product...
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Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948) 2021.02.03

CAS Event Wednesday, February 3 at 4:30pm MST Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948) Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Building on critical reflections on voice-over and transmedial “national style” during wartime while attending specifically to gender and theater-cinema transference, this talk explores the first-person female voice-over and audiovisual aesthetic in Fei Mu’s films, especially Spring in a...
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China Made: the tecno-politics, materialities, and legacies of infrastructure development 2021.02.10

CAS Event Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:00 – 11:30 AM (US EST) 8am MST The China Made project seeks to build an innovative research agenda for an infrastructural approach in the China Studies field. We approach infrastructure as both an empirically rich material object of research and an analytical strategy for framing research questions and approaches that help us explore more nuanced realms of techno-politics, everyday life, and spatio-temporal...
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Seeing/Unseeing the ‘Chinese’: visuality, race, and contemporary art in Indonesia 2021.02.11

CAS Event Thursday, February 11 at 12pm MST This paper examines recent work by contemporary Indonesian artists in order to think through the visual politics by which “Chineseness” has become both hypervisible and invisible in different ways and at different moments in Indonesian history. My aim is to trace a historically shifting “distribution of the visible” integral to the social process of racializing the ethnic Chinese minority in Indonesia, and...

Expanding Inclusive Excellence and Intercultural Competency through CLAC: Content Instruction through a Multicultural and Bilingual Lens 2021.02.16

CAS Event Tuesday, February 16, 4:30 p.m. Via Zoom Join us to learn about Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) from the Center for Asian Studies and CU faculty members who have taught classes utilizing CLAC techniques. CLAC provides opportunities for using materials in languages other than English and those developed in different cultural contexts to complement and enhance students’ learning in content classes. This event will feature brief...
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The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York 2021.02.18

CAS Event Thursday, February 18 at 4pm MST Professor Sienna Craig Dr. Pasang Yangjee Sherpa Professor Carole McGranahan How does kinship and tradition matter to migration? In The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York (University of Washington Press, 2020) anthropologist Sienna Craig (Dartmouth College) draws on over two decades of ethnographic research to ask how individuals, families, and communities care for each other and carve...
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2021 Symposium on Teaching China and Japan 2021.02.20

Non-CAS Event Saturday, February 20, 2021 2021 Symposium on Teaching China and Japan: Pedagogical Collaboration across Languages, Disciplines, Communities and Borders February 20, 2021 DePaul University DePaul University’s Chinese and Japanese Studies Programs invite educators and scholars (ten in Chinese and ten in Japanese) to participate in a one-day symposium on interdisciplinary collaborations in language education. The symposium will take place through Zoom on Saturday, February 20, 2021, 9am-5pm (CST)...
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The Political Crisis in Myanmar: Nuanced Perspectives on the Nation’s Past, Present, & Future 2021.02.24

Event Summary: The Political Crisis in Myanmar: Panel Discussion with Emerging Myanmar Scholars On February 24 th , CAS partnered with Aruna Global South to co-host the panel discussion “The Political Crisis in Myanmar: Nuanced Perspectives on the Nation’s Past, Present, and Future.” The panel featured four emerging scholars with with indigenous and heritage ties to Myanmar: Than Toe Aung (MA student, Central European University), Ashley Aye Aye Dun (PhD...
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Information Session: Virtual Global Seminar China Speed: Modernity, Memory, and Heritage 2021.03.01

Non-CAS Event Monday, March 1 at 4pm Spend your Maymester immersed in China's rich history and modern identity. Virtual tours will take you through two main themes: "Modernity and Memory" and "Rural Urbanization and Infrastructure Development". You will virtually visit famous sites and experience cultural exchanges with scholars and students at Chinese universities. The program comes to life with a virtual cooking class and Q&A with experts in China. This...
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From Festival to Decibel: Contestations of Renao and Zaoyin in Taiwan’s Noise Control System 2021.03.03

CAS Event Wednesday, March 3 at 5:00pm MST Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Temple festivals are largely celebrated in Taiwan as a distinctive feature of Taiwanese music and culture, though this was not always the case. In this talk, I examine renao as a contested aesthetic in the creation of noise control regulations starting in the 1980s. The cultural embrace of festival noise, known as...
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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 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 your own...

Pursuing Citizenship in an Era of Enforcement 2021.03.13

Non-CAS Event Saturday, March 13, 1-2:30pm 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 citizenship that...
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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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Anti-Asian Violence, Silence, Race and Patriarchy 2021.03.24

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, March 24, 6pm - 7:30pm MDT Zoom link Please join us for an engaged discussion with CU Boulder faculty and community activists on the horrific Atlanta murders of March 16th and the historic and ongoing violence(s) directed at the Asian/Asian American communities. Featuring: Luna Beebe Ly Asian Communities Together, CU Alum Irene V. Blair Professor and Chair, Psychology and Neuroscience Jennifer Ho Director, Center for Humanities &...

Benevolent Sexism in the Mumbai Film Industry 2021.03.24

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, March 24 at 2pm EDT Attendees should contact dalc@colorado.edu for the Zoom link. Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations for a Research Forum which offers a chance for faculty and graduate students to share their ongoing work and an opportunity for our community to learn more about ALC fieldwork. This forum will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, March 24, 2:00 - 3:00 pm...

CU in the Community: Unmask the Racism 2021.03.25

Non-CAS Event Thursday, March 25 at 1pm MDT Join the Volunteer Resource Center virtually on Thursday, March 25th from 1:00 PM -2:30 PM MDT for a unique service opportunity with Unmask the Racism . Unmask the Racism is a CU student led initiative that aims to raise awareness about anti-Asian sentiment/racism due to COVID19 and to show support for Asian and Asian American communities. Sign up here , your confirmation...
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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...

The National New Area as an infrastructure space 2021.03.31

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 8:00pm - 9:30pm MDT Zoom Meeting ID: 944 0947 4402 Password: 354239 Speaker: Professor Timothy Oakes University of Colorado, Boulder, US Tim Oakes is Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is project director of China Made, a research collaborative exploring the infrastructural dimensions of China’s export development model. Abstract: This paper seeks...
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American Higher Education in China: Opportunities and Challenges 2021.04.05-06

Non-CAS Event Tuesday April 6, 6pm-7pm MDT Wednesday, April 7, 7am-8am MDT Register Here As the first installment of a virtual series focused on highlighting American business and institutions working in Greater China, Committee of 100 is excited to present "American Higher Education in China: Opportunities and Challenges." This conversation will feature representatives from two iconic educational institutions: New York University in Shanghai and Schwartzman College of Tsinghua University. Chancellor...

Histories of Global Health, COVID 19 and Asian Responses. 2021.04.06

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, April 6 at 8am MDT Register Here The conversation with historian Jean-Paul Gaudillière will interrogate how global health has evolved as a field that is defined by philanthropy, public-private partnerships, and donor-driven technical assistance. The COVID 19 pandemic has revealed how this field, while guided by expertise from Geneva and Seattle, has not taken into account public health models adopted by many Asian countries. By comparing experiences...
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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...

How to Talk About What Matters: Anti-Asian Violence in the Time of COVID 2021.04.07

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, April 7 at 5pm MDT As part of our API History Month programming, the Center for Inclusion and Social Change and the Dennis Small Cultural Center will co-host How to Talk About What Matters: Anti-Asian Violence in the Time of COVID on Wednesday, April 7 at 5pm, register here .

Colorado Asians - A Group Exhibition Curated and Juried by Jane Burke 2021.04.09

Non-CAS Event Opening April 9, 2021 Runs through June 29 In honor of Asian Pacific month, celebrated in May, Artworks Center for Contemporary Art is seeking a wide cross-section of artists who identify as Asian/Pacific American and have a direct relationship to Colorado. The intent of this group exhibition is to provide a platform for historically marginalized storytelling to destabilize myths surrounding the invisibility of Asians in the West. We...
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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 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, Voices from Larung Gar, addressing innovative approaches by Larung Gar leaders with respect...
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We Rise Together: Stopping Anti-Asian Hate 2021.04.13

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30pm MDT The rise in anti-Asian hate and violence is horrific and unacceptable. Each day another incident devastates America. President Biden issued a presidential memorandum in January condemning racism, xenophobia, and intolerance against the 23 million Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. But the community needs action. United in the same spirit and mission, leaders from ADL, Committee of 100,...

Asian and Pacific Islander Stories of Triumph, Joy, and Success 2021.04.14

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, April 14 from 5pm to 6:15pm MDT Join Center for Inclusion and Social Change (CISC) and Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC) in a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Stories of Triumph, Joy, and Success! A handful of prerecorded videos from CU Boulder community members reflecting on their stories of joy will be featured, followed by time and space for conversation, community, and story sharing.
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(Bring Your Own) Pizza & Perspectives - Japan 2021.04.15

Non-CAS Event Thursday, April 15 from noon to 1pm MDT Pizza & Perspectives (P&P) is a monthly lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of students from a specific region. The April P&P will feature a panel of students from Japan. Hear different international student perspectives on culture, life in the U.S., life back home, and get a chance to ask your own questions. Prior to the pandemic, P&P took place on-campus...

COVID-Induced Crises and Refugee Women’s Livelihoods Event with Wai Wai Nu 2021.04.16

Non-CAS Event Friday, April 16 at 11am MDT Please join us this Friday, April 16th for a virtual keynote on COVID-Induced Crises and Refugee Women’s Livelihoods with Wai Wai Nu, a former political prisoner, human rights activist, and the founder and executive director of the Women Peace Network in Myanmar. Speaking from her own experiences, Wai Wai Nu will focus on the impacts of COVID-19 on refugee and internally displaced...

Ralphie’s Co-Hosted Cooking Event- Asian Asparagus Stir Fry 2021.04.21

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, April 21 from 5pm to 7:30pm MDT Ralphie’s Cooking Basics is partnering with The New Kitchen and local instructor (and CU Boulder alumni) Mary Rogers to host a virtual cooking class throughout the semester. Participants will be able to pick up food kit and cook with their companions in a virtual setting. Space will be limited to the first 25 students. Each food kit will have two...

Are we powerful enough? Empowering Asian voices in America 2021.04.22

Non-CAS Event Thursday, April 22 at 10am MDT Please tune in here on April 23rd at 10pm ET, April 24th at 9am ET or April 25th at 9am ET to watch the event on ABC News streaming news channel. Join Serica and SupChina in conversation on how Asians in America may develop more powerful voices — in business, politics, and culture — and on the relationship between China's growing power...
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New Approaches to East Asian Environmental History 2021.04.23

CAS Event Friday, April 23 at 12pm MDT Join via Zoom Recent years have seen a remarkable fluorescence of environmental history scholarship on East Asia, and this panel discussion will explore that scholarship with three recent authors in the field, all of whose books have appeared in the Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books series published by the University of Washington Press: Jakobina Arch , Whitman College – author of Bringing Whales Ashore:...
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Being Mixed Race: a dialogue to build bridges and understanding 2021.04.29

Non-CAS Event Thursday, April 29 at 6:30pm MDT Register here A discussion on what it means to be mixed race in the Japanese American & Asian communities and how to be a supportive ally About this Event Join us for this timely discussion on what it means to be mixed race in the Japanese American & Asian communities and how we can support and stand up for our mixed race...

Hayao Miyazaki: Children Entrusted with Hope 2021.04.29

Non-CAS Event Thursday, April 29 at 12pm MDT Register here The Japan Foundation, New York will start a special Studio Ghibli series as part of our Pop Culture Series! For the first episode on Studio Ghibli, we will take a closer look at the life of Hayao Miyazaki, the director of Studio Ghibli, and how it influenced his work, especially the children characters he created. Please join us for 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 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 gather groups in colorful and loud...
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From a Global Education to a Global Career 2021.05.06

Non-CAS Event Thursday, May 6 at 12pm MDT The WorldDenver Young Professionals and StudyColorado are proud to present a panel of alumni from internationally-focused university programs who will discuss the importance and impact of a global education and how it has helped them to build their global careers from founding an NGO to conflict resolution and security reform. About Our Panelists Hawa Coulibaly M.A Conflict Resolution from the University of...
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Film Screening: Fighting for Family: A Mother's Perspective 2021.05.07

Non-CAS Event Friday, May 7 at 6pm MDT FIGHTING FOR FAMILY is a story about the family separation caused by deportation. Join us for a screening followed by a panel discussion. The film captures the love story between a young family who faces countless challenges, yet continues to be hopeful, resilient, and joyful. Join Rex and CIRC Mothers after the film for a panel discussion on the effects this has...
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The Uyghur Crisis Explained 2021.05.19

Non-CAS Event Wednesday, May 19 at 12pm MDT Join the WorldDenver Young Professionals and a panel of experts and activists for a conversation on the troubling crisis gripping the current day Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China (historically known as "East Turkistan"). The Uyghur people are predominantly Muslims and have lived in this region for centuries. Human rights organizations, international news outlets, and academic researchers have reported that some 1.8...

"Global Hong Kong: Lessons from Elsewhere" Coup and Protests in Myanmar 2021.05.24

Non-CAS Event Monday, May 24 at (Mon)17:00 (HK), 10:00 (UK), 3AM (MDT) As Hong Kong experiences unprecedented political and social upheavals, we invite speakers who can shed light on other societies which have faced similar challenges. Putting Hong Kong in global perspectives may inspire comparative research, theoretical and historical reflections, as well as public discussions on our collective future. Dr. Renaud EGRETEAU (CityU of HK) , Dr. Maung Zarni and...
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Japanese Cultural Day 2021.06.13

Non-CAS Event Sunday, June 13, 12-5pm MDT On June 13 the Museum of Boulder is partnering with the Sakura Foundation to host Japanese Cultural Day, a celebration of Japanese culture through food, live performances, activities, and more! For more info you can visit the Museum of Boulder's website .

Global Young Professionals: How to Find a Job Abroad 2021.06.22

Non-CAS Event Tuesday, June 22 at 4:30pm MDT Virtual Event & Networking Cost: Free Hosted by: The World Trade Center Denver Interested in taking your international business career abroad? Join us to hear from panelist who took their careers abroad. You'll hear summaries of their experiences and how they got there. There will also be time for questions, answers, and networking. Recommended: For young professionals and emerging leaders in international...

Production Mangement at Netflix - Sarah Cortina 2021.06.25

Non-CAS Event Friday, June 25 at 4pm MDT Curious about animation and media production in Japan? Join us on June 25, Friday, 4PM MT // June 26, Saturday, 9AM JST to learn more from our IUC alum Sarah Cortina, currently an Associate Manager in Production Management at Netflix! The event will be followed by conversation and networking among participants. Speaker Bio: Sarah CortinaAt Netflix, Sarah is responsible for developing original...
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Dismantling Global Hindutva Conference 2021.09.10-12

CAS co-sponsored event Friday September 10 - Sunday September 12 Virtual conference This conference is being co-sponsored by faculty entities at fifty American universities and it brings together scholars and activists from around the world.
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Indonesian Nongkrong 2021.09.15

CAS Event Wednesday, September 15 at 3pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies!