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...

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...
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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...