CU Boulder's Will Taylor featured in New York Times Article

Nov. 23, 2020

In an article in the New York Times, A Record of Horseback Riding, Written in Bone and Teeth , written by Katherine Kornei, research by William Taylor is featured. Quoting the article, it says: The advent of horseback riding transformed our ancestors’ lives, irrevocably changing how they migrated, fought wars...

Governor Polis Declares International Education Week

Nov. 16, 2020

Governor Jared Polis declared that the Week of November 16 through November 20 be declared International Education Week in the State of Colorado. Please join us in celebrating our international students! Learn more about opportunites for International Education at CU Boulder at the Education Abroad website . You can find...

Program for Teaching East Asia wins Community Impact Micro-Grant

Nov. 12, 2020

Impact of COVID in China and the U.S. Senior Staff Associate Lynn Kalinauskas Center for Asian Studies, Program for Teaching East Asia The program, Understanding the Impact of COVID in China and the U.S. through Literature and Writing , will work with a group of ten Colorado secondary teachers to...

Asia-Related Courses offered in Spring 2021

Nov. 9, 2020

Check out these Asia-related courses being offered in the Spring! ASIA 1000: Origins of Contemporary Southeast Asia (new course!) Dr. Lauren Yapp ( Lauren.yapp@colorado.edu ) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:55-5:10pm Remote/Online Explores the dynamic present of postcolonial Southeast Asia in light of its complex past. Traces the shared historical experiences that...

Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium this Thursday and Friday

Nov. 3, 2020

Please join us for this year's symposium! Symposium: Sound and Noise in Asia ‘Instrument of Flesh’: The Operatic Voice in Late Ming Musical Culture​ Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4pm MST Register here for the ZOOM link Voice and Laughter Thursday, November 5 at 7pm MST ZOOM link Noise Aesthetics...

CAS Event Tuesday: The History and Future of Tibet's First Khenmos

Oct. 26, 2020

CAS Event Tuesday, October 27th at 6pm MDT Pre-register here to receive the link (at least 24 hours in advance) 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...

ALC's CUBASGA Goes Virtual in 2021

Oct. 19, 2020

CU Boulder's Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations is pleased to announce that the next CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) Conference will take place on January 30th & 31st, 2021. The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be...

Infrastructural Power, Hong Kong, and Global China

Oct. 14, 2020

Note: The impetus for this essay was a recent China Made lecture by the sociologist Ching Kwan Lee, the ideas expressed, however, are those of the author. On September 23, 2018 the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link officially opened—linking Mainland China to downtown Hong Kong by high-speed rail. This $11...

CAS Event Wednesday: The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

Oct. 5, 2020

The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier: Rebellion, Repression, and Remembrance on a Tibetan Borderland of Early-Maoist China 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...

CU Boulder to develop a new undergraduate certificate program in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

Sept. 28, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that we have been selected to receive a Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant from the US Department of Education for the next two years. Entitled “Creating a Certificate Program in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies,” this grant will allow...

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