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 Register for the zoom webinar here. 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...

Together Against Anti-Blackness: Working to Eradicate Discrimination in Indigenous, Arab, Asian and Latinx Communities 2020.07.24

Non-CAS Event Friday, July 24 at 5:30pm Zoom link and information here Organized by Observatorio de Las Américas with the support of the Graduate Students of Color Collective at the University of Colorado Boulder. This is a free event. Donations are optional and encouraged. All donations will be shared equally among speakers. Please note, we cannot offer tax deductible donations receipts at this time.​ Venmo: @olacolorado​ Join us for this...
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Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive Frontier 2020.09.16

CAS Event Wednesday, September 16 at 7pm MDT ZOOM webinar registration now open. Post-1997 Hong Kong has become the restive frontier of global China. It is the place where the major strategies of global Chinese power are in full display, and where these have provoked the strongest popular resistance yet to Chinese domination. In this talk, I will analyze (1) how global China’s generic playbook -- economic statecraft, patron-clientelism and...

Talk Back to the Pandemic: Innovations in Teaching East Asian Cultures and Literatures 2020.09.25

Non-CAS Event Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11am MDT ZOOM Webinar registration required please register by Friday, September 25. Abstract: The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed persistent misunderstanding and lack of understanding of East Asian societies and peoples and, even worse, been used to justify discrimination and racist attacks against peoples of East Asian descent. The political rhetoric that focuses on pointing finger at another country, though not exclusively seen but...
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The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier: Rebellion, Repression, and Remembrance on a Tibetan Borderland of Early-Maoist China 2020.10.07

CAS Event Part of the Tibet Himalaya Initiative Wednesday, October 7 at 5pm MDT Register for the ZOOM Webinar here When in 1949 the Chinese Communist Party “liberated” the ethnocultural frontier region known to Tibetans as Amdo, its goal was not just to build a state, but to create a nation. Rather than immediately implement socialist reforms, it pursued relatively moderate “United Front” policies meant to “gradually” persuade Tibetans and...

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...