CHINA Town Hall on Monday November 18 at 4pm

Nov. 15, 2019

Doors open at 3:30pm Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast...

75 years after internment, librarians give voice to Japanese and Japanese American history

Nov. 11, 2019

From an article in CU Boulder Today by Sam Linnerooth: The hallways under CU Boulder’s Norlin Library are lined with rows and rows of nondescript gray boxes. It’s not the most scenic spot on campus, but the university’s 101 year-old archives can be a glimpse into different worlds and times...

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Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Recently Interviewed by A & S Magazine, Will Give a Talk on Hong Kong this Wednesday, October 23

Oct. 21, 2019

On Wednesday, October 23 at 5pm, CAS will host Hong Kong on the Brink , with Jeffrey Wasserstrom. The event will take place in Hale Science, room 270. Jeff Wasserstrom is the Chancellor’s Professor of History, University of California Irvine. He holds a B.A. from UC Santa Cruz, an M.A...

Ms. Xiaojing Miao’s recent Asia-related dissertation

July 15, 2019

Ms. Xiaojing Miao took her Ph.D. degree in Chinese literature, from the Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations, in May 2019. Her dissertation, titled "Beyond the Lyric: Expanding the Landscape of Early and High Tang Literature (618-766)," offers an alternative history of the first century and a half of Tang-dynasty...

Kazunori Takato Receives Award

June 20, 2019

At a very memorable CU “Snow-mencement” ceremony on May 9, Mr. Kazunori Takato was recognized for his service to the University, when he was awarded a University Medal, CU’s most prestigious alumni award. In just over 45 years since he graduated from CU, Mr. Takato has proven to be a...

Michelle Cho's Talk on K-Pop Lends Insight into New Forms of Fan Interaction

June 17, 2019

On April 19, 2019, CAS co-sponsored a talk by Michelle Cho, Assistant Professor of East Asian Popular Culture at the University of Toronto. K-pop proved to be a popular subject, drawing an audience of close to 80 students, faculty and staff. In her talk, Professor Cho investigated the interplay between...

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...

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...

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...

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