CAS Awarded Grant from the Albert Smith Nuclear Age Fund

July 2, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies has been awarded a grant from the Albert Smith Nuclear Age Fund for the project “A Tale of Two Asias: Living in and Beyond the Nuclear Age.” The project involves developing a series of workshops comparing and contrasting Japanese and Chinese experiences with, and struggles...

CAS hosts webinar on “Asia After COVID-19”

June 29, 2020

On June 18th CAS hosted a webinar on “Asia After COVID-19” which featured four Asia-based speakers offering their comments on the short and long term impacts of the COVID panedemic in different regions of East and Southeast Asia. What, we asked them to consider, are the “new normals” that people...

Japanese Language classes at ALTEC in July

June 22, 2020

Join the Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC) to learn a language and broaden your horizon from the comfort of your home. Languages include American Sign Language (ASL), French, Japanese and Spanish. We welcome you to engage in an energizing and fun, yet intensive learning experience. In support of the...

CAS says goodbye to Irma Zavitri

June 15, 2020

During the 2019-20 academic year, CAS hosted Irma Zavitri, through the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. Irma taught our sequence of Beginning Indonesian language classes and contributed her charm, sense of humor, and friendship to our community over the past 10 months. Now that she has returned to...

CAS Event: Asia After COVID-19

June 8, 2020

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...

Don't Ignore It

June 1, 2020

Many Asians and Asian Americans within our community and beyond are experiencing increased harassment, racial prejudice and bigotry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center for Asian Studies recognizes this as an unfortunate continuation of a long history of anti-Asian bias and, in particular, a pattern of stereotypes associating Asians, especially...

Spaces of care and resistance in China: public engagement during the COVID-19 outbreak

May 19, 2020

The first article coming out of the Center for Asian Studies teach-in about the Coronavirus has been published. Authored by Xiaoling Chen, a PhD student in Geography, this article traces the relationship between social media infomed the Chinese public's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Abstract: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues...

World’s Highest Wildflower App Celebrates Beauty of Mount Everest

May 11, 2020

Bozeman, MT (April 2, 2020) – Dreaming of your next trip to Nepal? Or going through photos and memories from your last trip? Today High Country Apps announces a new app, Wildflowers of Mount Everest, the first-ever wildflower identification app for Nepal. The app virtually transports travelers to the world’s...

Uyghur Voices: "Never Again" is Now video is posted

May 4, 2020

The video from the CAS Event held on March 4th is now posted and available for viewing. Since 2017, as many as 800,000 - 1.8 million Uyghurs and Kazakhs have been “disappeared” into a widespread system of “reeducation camps” in the Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang). Nearly all Uyghurs and Kazakhs...

Second CHINA MADE WORKSHOP Held in Hong Kong

April 27, 2020

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut conferences down around the world, the China Made Project held it's second workshop in Hong Kong in early January. This workshop brought together scholars from different fields of the social sciences and humanities to discuss infrastructure development in China. Drawing on the recent infrastructural...

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