International Film Series, featuring four Japanese films

Sept. 24, 2012

CAS is please to announce the following event : On Sept. 23 - 26, the International Film Series will screen four rare, not-on-DVD, Japanese films released by the Nikkatsu Studio, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. This will likely be the only chance area residents may ever have to see...

CAS Event Summary: Letters & Epistolary Culture in China

Sept. 24, 2012

CAS is happy to report the success of one of our recent workshops, " Letters and Epistolary Culture in China " held on August 17 and 18. Dr. Antje Richter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at CU-Boulder, organized the event and provided the following summary...

East Asia

Sept. 18, 2012

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2013 Los Angeles April 9-13th | Deadline: September 21, 2012 Session Title: Port Cityscapes: Dynamic Perspectives on the Port-City-Waterfront Interface. Ports, waterfronts, and their cities remain closely interconnected, despite the structural changes in global trade, shipping and logistics which have transformed their spatial...

CAS Event: The Crane Wife

Sept. 11, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce the upcoming event: The Crane Wife is a puppet theatre performance based on the Japanese folk tale of the same name. The show features puppets, actors, shadow theatre, masks, movement, and live music. Inspired by Japanese culture and aesthetic as well...

CAS Associate Director releases new book: "China in and beyond the Headlines"

Sept. 11, 2012

We are pleased to share information about a new book written by CAS Associate Director and Associate Professor of History Tim Weston. See below for a description of the book. Tim will be holding a book signing event at Boulder Bookstore; more information is available at http://www.boulderbookstore.net/event/timothy-weston-china-and-beyond-headlines . My new...

Save the Date: 2012 CHINA Town Hall

Aug. 28, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies and the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations are pleased to announce the sixth annual CHINA Town Hall, to take place on Monday, October 29 . CHINA Town Hall is a national day of China-related programming, designed to provide Americans with an opportunity to discuss issues...

Upcoming Workshop: Letters & Epistolary Culture in China

Aug. 28, 2012

CAS is pleased to announce an upcoming workshop, Letters & Epistolary Culture in China, taking place across campus on August 17th and 18th. Epistolary communication, literature, and culture have been crucial elements of Chinese social life for more than two thousand years. This workshop will bring together twenty scholars working...

Teachers "Re-imagine" Japan at TEA Summer Institute

Aug. 2, 2012

What are the challenges and opportunities facing Japan today? How do Japanese and the world perceive Japan in the context of two "lost decades" and the "triple tragedies" of March 2011? Why do these questions matter to American educators and students? From July 8-13, 20 secondary teachers considered these questions...

CAS Event: "Aftershock: Japan One Year after the Tohoku Earthquake"

July 2, 2012

On Friday, April 13, the Center for Asian Studies hosted “ Aftershock: Japan One Year after the Tohoku Earthquake ,” a panel discussion addressing the aftermath of the Japanese earth quake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011 and the ongoing recovery efforts occurring on the ground from a...

"It's Elementary" Service Project Concludes Its Fifteenth Year of Service in Boulder Valley

July 2, 2012

For the fifteenth year, the Program for Teaching East Asia at the Center for Asian Studies continued the "It's Elementary" Service Project, an internship course designed to provide CU students studying Japan, China and India with an opportunity to share their knowledge about Asia with elementary students in Boulder Valley...

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