American Council of Learned Societies Awards Two Faculty Members Conducting Research in Asia

May 20, 2019

Two University of Colorado Boulder historians have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the group announced this month. The fellows from CU Boulder are Hilary Falb Kalisman , assistant professor of history and endowed professor of Israel/Palestine Studies in the Program of Jewish Studies, and Marcia...

Taiwan's National Central Library Donates Books to CU Boulder Libraries

May 13, 2019

At the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Denver on Friday, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries accepted a sizable donation from the Center for Chinese Studies of Taiwan’s National Central Library, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, and the National Taiwan University Press. See the full...

CAS Congratulates our 2019 Graduating Seniors

May 9, 2019

CAS is pleased to congratulate our graduating seniors: Spring 2019 Clayton Jutaro Konikson Amelia Spann Huaixuan Maggie Zhu Summer 2019 Anna Price We will hold our department ceremony Friday, May 10 at 9:30am at Koenig Alumni Center. The ceremony will also include thesis presentations from students enrolled in the Asian...

The Rhythm and Flow of Nature: Artists from Japan Shared the Spirit of Ancient Jōmon Pottery with Boulder

May 6, 2019

Jōmon pottery sheds light on the mystery of prehistoric Japan. Literally meaning cord-marking pottery, this is the most ancient type of pottery in Japan which dates from 14,500 to 300 BCE. Jōmon people (Neolithic hunter-gatherers) created pottery for a wide variety of uses, decorated with abstract and symbolic forms, embodying...

University Libraries Hosts CEAL Annual Meeting

May 2, 2019

Over 100 members of the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) came to the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries as part of a pre-conference for their annual meeting on March 19. CEAL and the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) attended a series of workshops that primed participants for the days...

CAS publishes the Summer 2018 issue of the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies

April 23, 2019

We are pleased to announce the posting of the Summer 2018 issue of the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies . This issue five contains papers covering a wide range of Asia-related topics: “Spatial Expressions of Tradition and Modernity in Urban China: An Examination and Comparison of the Origins, Evolution and...

CAS Event on Friday: Liberalism Cannot Save Us: Multispecies Justice, Ongoing Colonialism, and Decolonization in Malaysia and South Africa

April 22, 2019

Friday, April 26 at 4pm Hale 230 Research lecture by Dr. Juno Salazar Parreñas, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University Articulations of human rights and animal rights have insufficiently engaged the dire challenges of biodiversity loss, species extinction, and climate change. Instead of situating...

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

April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18 at 5pm HUMN 135 A Talk with Michelle Cho Discussant: Erin Espelie 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 a media...

CAS Event: Lecture on The Last days of the Mighty Mekong

April 15, 2019

Wednesday, April 17 at 4:30pm CASE room E422 above Euclid Car Park Last Days of the Mighty Mekong Brian Eyler Celebrated for its natural beauty and its abundance of wildlife, the Mekong river runs thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Its basin is home to...

Asia-Related Classes offered in the Fall

April 11, 2019

There will be many Asia-related courses taught at CU in the Fall. Gain an international perspective or explore something you have always been curious about! Below you can find a variety of courses about Asia-related topics that might round out your Fall semester registration. Courses Offered through the Center for...

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