International Education Week

Nov. 12, 2018

International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative organized by the U.S. Departments of State and Education. It serves as “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide… [and promotes] programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study,...

CAS Event A Cambodian Spring: a feature film directed by Chris Kelly

Nov. 5, 2018

CAS Event Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7pm HUMN 1B50 Dr. Mike Dwyer (GEOG) will introduce the film and moderate a discussion afterward. This sobering exposé of political corruption and disarray in Cambodia reveals the country's deepening human rights crisis, and the origins of political activism among its most vulnerable...

Indonesia Global Seminar Blog Series

Nov. 1, 2018

CAS introduces a series of blog posts written by students who participated in Global Seminar courses last simmer. We hope they give inspitation for and perspective on the summer learning opportunities available at CU Boulder. Indonesia Global Seminar blog by Bella Stephens This is summer was one of the best...

Asia Related Courses offered in the Spring 2019 Semester

Oct. 29, 2018

CAS is pleased to announce a number of exciting Asia-related courses that are being offered next semester. Interested in learning more about Asia in Spring 2019? ASIA 4300 | NEW COURSE: Central Asian Politics and Societies T/Th 12:30-1:45 Dr. Alessandro Rippa and Carolin Maertens Generally pictured as isolated and authoritarian,...

First ChinaMade Workshop marks beginning of a three year project funded by the Henry Luce Foundation Grant

Oct. 16, 2018

First ChinaMade Workshop: Conceiving Infrastructures in a Chinese Register Workshop Overview: This will be the first of three workshops for a Henry Luce Foundation-funded initiative titled “China Made: Asian Infrastructures and the ‘China Model’ of Development.” We seek to develop a theoretical and methodological agenda for bringing infrastructure studies into...

CAS Event Wednesday: The US-China Trade War: a panel discussion on its implications for China, the US, and beyond

Oct. 8, 2018

CAS Event Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5pm Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder A Panel discussion about the US-China Trade War featuring Robert F. Mc Nown, Keith E. Maskus, Karen Gerwitz and Scott Larson. Moderated by Tim Oakes, Center for Asian Studies Director. Robert F. Mc Nown, Professor Emeritus, Department...

Tibet Himalaya Initiative event on Saturday: An Act of Bardo: Translating Tibetan Poetry

Oct. 2, 2018

Tibet Himalaya Initiative Saturday, October 6th, 11am British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Lama Jabb, Oxford University Keynote for the Lotsawa Translation Workshop For more information about the Lotswana Translation Workshop, visit .

CAS Event on Friday: Memory and Agency: Rethinking North Korean Literature

Sept. 24, 2018

CAS Event Friday, September 28, 2018 3:30pm to 5:30pm Humanities 150, CU Boulder Free and Open to the Public The talk will feature an academic presentation by a literary scholar of North Korea. Immanuel Kim will show how literature from DPRK does not always conform to top-down ideals of political...

Deadline for Registration is October 1, 2018: Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Sept. 20, 2018

Registration for this year's JLPT ends in one week! Each year on the first Sunday in December, the Center for Asian Studies sponsors the Colorado-area Japanese Language Proficiency Test. This year's test date is December 2, 2018. The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is an internationally accredited language examination that...

CAS Event Thursday: Ai Weiwei: Global Artist, Borderless Humanist, Contemporary Emperor

Sept. 17, 2018

CAS Event Thursday, September 20, 2018, 5 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder Ai Weiwei is one of the most compelling figures working in the spheres of international art and political activism. His extraordinary range of creative activities is unparalleled among his peers—from provocative large-scale museum exhibitions that reference traditional...