It’s A New Fine Line Between Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Painting

Sept. 3, 2015

Guests enjoying the reception for A New Fine Line at Metro. State Univ. at Denver’s Center for Visual Art, Aug. 27 (Photo by C.S.) Don’t miss the fantastic exhibition, A New Fine Line , presented by the Asian Art Coordinating Council! Julie Segraves, Executive Director of AACC since 1987, and...

Miriam Kingsberg Publishes Article in the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

Aug. 3, 2015

Miriam Kingsberg, Assistant Professor of History at CU, published an article in the April issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus . In "Repatriation But Not 'Return': A Japanese Brazilian Dekasegi Goes Back to Brazil," Kingsberg considers issues of adjustment and identity upon “return” through a case study of “Diogo...

Two alumni awarded Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowships

July 15, 2015

"Two of the five recipients of the 2015 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship are CU-Boulder alumni. Ari Beser (PolSci’11) and Ryan T. Bell (Hist’01) will study and document international stories over the next year. "Beser will travel throughout Japan to study the impact of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and...

An Interview with CU Faculty Miriam Kingsberg on Her New Book, "Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History"

July 6, 2015

Miriam Kingsberg's fascinating book offers both a political and social history of modern Japan and a global history of narcotics in the modern world. Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History (University of California Press, 2013) locates the emergence of a series of three “moral crusades” against narcotics...

CU News: "Student's Vision Becomes a 'Global Student Initiative'"

June 5, 2015

"An international affairs and Asian studies major, Dong recently launched the Global Student Initiative (GSI) in an effort to expand cross-cultural collaboration and leadership skills to students of all backgrounds at CU-Boulder and in China. The student-led organization helps foster communication and interaction between students from different places of the...

UNC Professor Kenneth Chan Gave Fascinating Analysis of Stephen Fung's Tai Chi Films, "Tai Chi Zero" and "Tai Chi Hero"

May 14, 2015

On the evening of Friday, March 6, 2015 University of Northern Colorado Professor Kenneth Chan visited campus to give a lecture titled “Steam-Punked Kung Fu: Transnational Modernity in Hong Kong Director Stephen Fung’s Tai Chi Films.” There were twenty-some audience members mostly consisting of undergraduate and graduate students as well...

2015 CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference a Success!

May 4, 2015

This year’s CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Student (CUBASGA) conference was an enormous success. The conference took place February 27th and 28th and featured two distinguished keynote speakers: Dr. Michael Emmerich of the University of California, Los Angeles and Dr. Ding Xiang Warner of Cornell University. Conference participants also included...

Libbie D. Cohn and J.P. Sniadecki's "People's Park" will be Shown on Campus Next Tuesday

April 9, 2015

On Tuesday, April 14, the Center for Asian Studies is partnering with Critical Media Practices and the Department of Anthropology to bring People's Park to campus. Produced by Libbie D. Cohn and J.P. Sniadecki, People's Park is a 78-minute single shot documentary that immerses viewers in an unbroken journey through...

CAS Visiting Scholar Younghwa Lee to Discuss Her Research at our Next Luncheon Series Event

March 16, 2015

Younghwa Lee, Professor of English at Sun Moon University and current visiting scholar at the Center for Asian Studies, will present at our next Luncheon Series event, this Thursday, March 19. In her research, which will be presented in this talk entitled, "Why Am I in the Writing Class? The...

Professor Morris Rossabi to Offer Reassessment of the Mongol Empire

March 9, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to help bring Professor Morris Rossabi of the City University of New York on Wednesday, March 11, to offer new insights into the history of the Mongol empire in "Genghis Khan and the Mongols: Barbarians or Harbingers of Global History." Most people perceived...

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