Here is a list of recent CAS events, and non-CAS events:
For events from past years, click here.

 

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Rehabilitating Ali: Historiography and The Tools of Orthodoxy 2022.09.15

CAS Event Thursday, September 15, 12:30 - 1:45pm Space is limited - registration required. Register here . This event is in person, and location will be given upon registration. A research presentation by Nebil Husayn (Religious Studies: Miami University), with Aun Hasan Ali (Religious Studies: CU Boulder) and John Matthew Willis (History: CU Boulder) responding. Islam’s fourth caliph, Ali, can be considered one of the most revered figures in Islamic...
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The Demonization of Malcolm X and the Sanitization of Dr. Martin Luther King 2022.09.15

CAS Event Thursday, September 15, 6pm - 7:30pm Eaton Humanities 250 A public talk by Nebil Husayn (Religious Studies: Miami University) This lecture challenges the ways in which two icons of the 1960s, Dr. King and Malcolm X, are popularly characterized as rivals. Dr. Nebil Husayn argues that the two icons, in fact, represented a radical black tradition of political action that was subversive to narratives of American exceptionalism. As...
Angus Lockyer

Big Events in Northeast Asia: Games, Expos, and Development 2022.09.29

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, September 29 at 12:30pm CASE Building, room W311 Angus Lockyer Visiting Scholar, Center for Asian Studies, University of Colorado Boulder Most of us know that northeast Asia has hosted the Olympics twice in the last two years – the winter games in Beijing earlier this year, and the postponed summer ones in Tokyo last summer. Many of us may not be aware that Osaka is currently...
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Indonesian Language Table - Batik 101 2022.10.12

Wednesday, October 12 1:30pm - 3:00pm The Hive, ALTEC in Hellems Register here: bit.ly/batik101cu
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#WomAn, Life, Freedom Context, Symbolism, and Solidarity in the Iranian Women’s Revolution 2022.10.20

Thursday October 20, 2022 5-6:30 pm CASE E422 The death of Jina Mahsa Amini on September 16 has sparked historic demonstrations centered on women’s socio-political rights, human rights, and regime change in Iran. Over the past month, tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest the Iranian government’s treatment of girls and women. The women-led protests have shaken Iranian society and the government...
Naomi Hazarika and Emma Loizeaux

"Ant Forest" and "Urban ‘Re’-development" - two papers from the Geography PhD program 2022.10.20

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 12:30pm CASE Building room W311 This event features two talks: Ant Forest: How One Chinese App's Experiment with Environmental Fintech is Transforming Ecologies, Pursuing Profits, and Shaping the Carbon Future with Emma Loizeaux With China’s increasing international environmental leadership, how environmental goals are pursued in China matters, including for climate change and for the models of environmental approaches that circulate globally. Can...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.10.20

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Indonesian Potluck 2022.10.22

October 22, 3pm-5pm Hale Science Reading Room 1350 Pleasant St., 4th Floor Indonesia is a country with diverse heritage of cuisines from its sprawling 17000 islands. We would like to invite you to come and try a taste of Indonesian cuisine right here in Boulder. Meet us in The Hale Science reading Room on October 22, 2022 and join the Indonesian community who are happy to present you "Indonesian Potluck...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.10.27

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Join us for a conversation about Dr. Maeda's New Book "Like Water: A Cultural History of Bruce Lee" 2022.11.01

CAS Event Tuesday, November 1 at 9am Join Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Dr. Daryl Joji Maeda as he discusses his most recent book, 'Like Water'. An Asian and Asian American icon of unimaginable stature and influence, Bruce Lee revolutionized the martial arts by combining influences drawn from around the world. By blending cultural history with biography, 'Like Water' unearths the cultural strands that Lee intertwined in his...
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Remarkable Japanese Women Artists and Craftsmakers in a Male Dominated World - from the 17th century to the Present 2022.11.03

CAS Event Thursday, November 3 at 4pm In conjunction with the exhibition, “Her Brush: Japanese Women Artists from the Fong-Johnston Collection” at the Denver Art Museum (opening on Nov. 13, 2022,) which features recently donated collection of Japanese art by women artists, this event will provide scholarly and comparative perspectives on women artists and various genres of artworks that women created from the early modern to modern periods in Asia...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.11.03

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Infrastructure and the Remaking of Asia 2022.11.09

November 9th 4:00 - 5:30 PM Hale 230 A book launch for the ChinaMade project, featuring a panel discussion with CAS Visiting Scholar Max Hirsh , Gökçe Günel (Rice University), CAS Faculty Director Tim Oakes , and Professor Emily Yeh (CU Geography). In the 21 st century, infrastructure has undergone a seismic shift from West to East. Once concentrated in Europe and North America, global infrastructure production today is focused...
Yidi Wu

Activism in Bloom: Campus Politics and Socialist Democracy in China, 1956-1957 2022.11.10

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, November 10 at 12:30pm CASE Building W311 The talk sets China in the Communist world of the late 1950s, especially after Khrushchev’s speech denouncing Stalin’s personality cult in 1956. The speech triggered a series of unrest in Eastern Europe, and it also provoked Mao’s launching of the Hundred Flowers and Rectification Campaigns. The talk compares student activism in China with that of Poland and Hungary in...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.11.10

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Asia at CU 2022.11.15

Tuesday, November 15 at 2pm via Zoom On Tuesday November 15 th at 2pm, the Center for Asian Studies will be hosting a virtual "Asia at CU" information session for undergraduates interested in study abroad and work opportunities in Asia, scholarships and fellowships available for study in Asia, and the CU Asian Studies minor and major. Speakers from the Center for Asian Studies, Academic Advising, Education Abroad, and the Office...
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Global Asias Cyber Chat: Globalization and Circulation of Asian Popular Culture 2022.11.15

Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00pm MST This discussion will examine issues such as how various forms of Asian popular culture have responded to or engaged with other forms of national and hemispheric popular cultures, such as those in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Pacific, how Asian American and Asian diaspora communities have drawn on Asian popular cultures, and the implications of homegrown Asian popular cultures circulating within and beyond...
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China Town Hall 2022.11.16

HALE 230 Doors open at 4:30, webcast begins at 5pm sharp. We are delighted to announce that the 2022 CHINA Town Hall program will be held on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:00pm MST (7:00 p.m. EST), and will feature former U.S. ambassador to Russia, China, and Singapore, Jon M. Huntsman Jr. Following the webcast, a presentation by Associate Professor of History and NCUSCR member, Tim Weston “China, the United States,...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.11.17

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Private Screening of the film The Movement and the “Madman” by filmmaker Robert Levering 2022.11.30

Wednesday, November 30 at 5:30pm Humanities 135 If you cannot come in person, you can also join via zoom: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/98705216835 password: Movement Featuring an introduction to the film by filmmaker Robert Levering (Executive Producer), and discussion and Q&A with Sam Brown and Steven Dike (CU Boulder Honors) after the screening. This film tells the little-known story of one of the most dramatic and consequential showdowns in American history between a...
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.12.01

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Tashi Delek! བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།! 2022.12.08

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Tibetan Conversation Table! All ability levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation, coffee, and games in The HIVE @ALTEC (Hellems 159), at 4-5 pm on Thursdays . Hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies.
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Lunar New Year Celebration 2023.01.25

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 11:30am – 1:30pm The Center for Asian Studies is co-sponsoring a Lunar New Year Celebration, along with Metro State University of Denver. Join us in the Tivoli Turnhalle (900 Auraria) for a Lunar New Year Celebration! There will be activities, crafts, and food such as a Japanese tea ceremony and Gamelan, K*Pop, and Kung Fu performances. Map: https://www.ahec.edu/files/general/Tivoli_Directory_Map_8.5x11_.pdf featuring Guiding Mountain Dragon & Lion Dance (...