Presenting the Japan in Transcultural Asia Series!

Jan. 21, 2016

Over the next two weeks, the Center for Asian Studies is holding a "Japan in Transcultural Asia" series, featuring two in-depth talks that focus on different features of how Japan has and does engage with its regional neighbors. These events are brought to CU with generous funding from the Japanese...

Information Session on January 26 for Asia Internship Program - Japan

Jan. 14, 2016

The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) is excited to announce the new Asia Internship Program - Japan (AIP-Japan). AIP-Japan will provide opportunities for selected CU students to spend 4-6 weeks working for companies in Japan each summer. We have partnered with CU alumni and other friends of CU to create...

Intern in Japan with CAS in Summer 2016

Dec. 29, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) is excited to announce the new Asia Internship Program - Japan (AIP-Japan). AIP-Japan will provide opportunities for selected CU students to spend 4-6 weeks working for companies in Japan each summer. We have partnered with CU alumni and other friends of CU to create...

Senior Asian Studies Majors Share their Research

Dec. 14, 2015

On Friday, December 11, two Asian Studies majors who completed their Senior Thesis/Project work this semester presented their research to a group of faculty and students. Alexander Appell did a video project with Professor Faye Kleeman on shōjō identity the place of shōjō in kawai culture, as well as popular...

Beginning Japanese Students Win the 1st Place at Colorado/Wyoming Japanese Speech Contest

A group of Beginning Japanese students won 1st place in the category of skit presentations at the 29th Colorado/Wyoming Japanese Speech Contest held at the Colorado Convention Center on November 7th, 2015. Twelve schools and 160 people attended the event. Their skit, titled おかしい!(Strange!), comically depicted the frustration of a...

CU's ALC Department Hosts the Annual Meeting of the Western Branch of the American Oriental Society

Dec. 4, 2015

On October 8-10, 2015, the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations hosted the Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, Western Branch to great success. They hosted about 80 domestic and international participants, 52 of which presented papers. The feedback received from participants as well as the audience—mostly colleagues and...

Tim Weston to Give the Final Luncheon Series Talk of the Semester Tomorrow, December 1

Nov. 30, 2015

Join us for our final Luncheon Series event of Fall 2015 as we listen to Tim Weston, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Associate Director of the Center for Asian Studies, give a talk on his current book project. In this talk he'll discuss portions of a chapter...

CAS Hosted Japanese Delegation for the "Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan" Tour from the Prime Minister's Office!

On Monday, November 9, 2015, the Center for Asian Studies was pleased to host the "Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan" delegation from the Japanese Prime Minister's Office. The delegation featured Ken Shimanouchi, former Japanese ambassador to Spain and Brazil, as well as four other Japanese citizens who spoke on...

Listen to Yujie Zhu Discuss His Research on Cultural Heritage in China this Tuesday!

Nov. 16, 2015

This Tuesday, November 17, Yujie Zhu, Postdoctoral Fellow at Australian National University, will present our next Luncheon Series event on "Cultural Heritage in China; Discourse and Practices." Since the UNESCO World Heritage Convention was ratified by China in 1985, the country has had forty-eight of its national sites inscribed as...

Faculty Applications for Summer Courses in and around China are Due this Sunday, November 15!

Nov. 12, 2015

Proposals for summer faculty-led courses in China and surrounding countries are due this Sunday, November 15. CU faculty members are encouraged to submit proposals to organize and teach an undergraduate course in China (or China and neighboring countries) in summer 2017 or later. (Note that faculty may propose offering a...

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