Trading Beyond Borderland: Shipwrecks and Ancient Chinese Export Porcelains with Dr. Tianlong Jiao

Jan. 9, 2017

Dr. Tianlong Jiao, Joseph de Heer Curator of Asian Art at the Denver Art Museum presented the first in the CAS annual theme series for 2016-17, “Asian Borderlands.” Dr. Jiao’s extensive research as an archaeologist and art historian illuminated the murky waters of maritime excavations. The study of Chinese export... Read more »

CU History Professor Fredy González Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Oct. 21, 2016

Fredy González, professor of history at CU Boulder, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2016-17 year. González's work focuses on Chinese immigrants in secret societies from the mid-19th century through the 1930s. In the 1920s, many leaders of different secret societies assassinated each other. “I am hoping I... Read more »

Japan internship program featured in Boulder Daily Camera

Oct. 17, 2016

The Center for Asian Studies Japan internship program and executive director Danielle Rocheleau Salaz have been recently highlighted in the Daily Camera! Last summer, CAS launched its Japan internship program with three companies in Tokyo. CAS will hold an information session about 2017 internship positions next month. For more information... Read more »

CAS Board Member Terry Kleeman Publishes New Book on Taoism

Aug. 9, 2016

CU Boulder Religious Studies professor and CAS board member Terry Kleeman is a leading scholar on Taoism, China's only native religion. His recent book, "Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities" is the first work published in a Western language on the founding of Taoism. Here's an excerpt... Read more »

CAS Internships Offer Exciting New Perspectives for Students

July 13, 2016

In collaboration with CU Study Abroad and the CU Leeds School of Business Global Initiatives program, The Center for Asian Studies has partnered with three companies in Tokyo to offer internships to CU students this summer. The internships aim to provide opportunities for students to live in Japan and learn... Read more »

Japan and Tibet-Related Displays at Norlin Library

June 20, 2016

Adam Lisbon, Japanese Studies Librarian, curated Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995 , a small exhibition of items relating to major natural disasters in Japan over the past 325 years. Japan is prone to frequent earthquakes because the island nation sits atop four tectonic plates. They had no less than seven earthquakes... Read more »

NHK World Offers Broadcast News, English and Japanese Language Learning

June 3, 2016

NHK World, a broadcast service based in Tokyo, offers domestic and international English news 24 hours a day. NHK World presents information on Asia from various perspectives and covers politics, culture, science and industry news related to Japan as well as global affairs. The site includes NHK's Journeys in Japan... Read more »

CUBASGA Hosted Another Successful Conference at CU this February

April 28, 2016

This year’s CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) Conference was an enormous success. The conference took place on Friday, February 19 th and Saturday, February 20 th and featured two distinguished keynote speakers: Professor Ronald Egan of Stanford University and Professor Adam Kern of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Conference... Read more »

Dr. Chika Watanabe Offered Important Insights into Japanese NGOs in Southeast Asia during Her January 2016 Visit to CU-Boulder

April 25, 2016

On January 22, 2016, Dr. Chika Watanabe, Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester, presented the paper, “Tinkering with Difference: The Ethical Labor of Aid in a Japanese NGO.” Her visit was generously sponsored by the Center for Asian Studies and the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the... Read more »

John Osburg to Present at the Last CAS Event of the Semester!

April 21, 2016

CAS is pleased to partner with the Department of Geography and the Tibet Himalaya Initiative to invite John Osburg from the University of Rochester to present on "Business and Belief among Han Chinese Practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism in the People's Republic of China." In the context of a perceived spiritual... Read more »