CU Aerospace Engineers Work to Fight Poaching in Africa

March 5, 2015

Jean Koster and his students, Ethan and Aaron, have been working on designing and AREND sensor aircraft to fight poaching of rhinos and elephants in Africa, and on Thursday, March 12, they will present their work as well as the ways in which the trade of ivory is deeply bound...

Steampunk-ed Kung Fu - Kennth Chan to Discuss the Question of Transnational Modernity in Stephen Fung's Tai Chi Films

March 2, 2015

This Friday, March 6, Kenneth Chan of the University of Northern Colorado will present on Hong Kong director Stephen Fun's two-part 3D martial arts extravaganza, Tai Chi Zero and Tai Chi Hero . These kung fu flicks would have been unremarkable as Hong Kong entries to the genre if not...

The Annual CUBASGA Conference is Coming Up this Weekend!

Feb. 25, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to partner with the CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is to bring this year's Graduate Student Conference. Held Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28, this conference will bring together graduate students from CU, as well as universities across the country to...

Arirang Comes to CU!

Feb. 12, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is partnering with the Korea Foundation to bring the Lee Mi Sook Dance Company of South Korea to the University of Colorado Boulder. On Wednesday, February 18, the dance company will begin their two-part music and dance program, featuring over ten tradition songs and dances...

Adam Smith Presents His New Documentaries at CU

Feb. 9, 2015

Adam Smith will come to CU on Thursday, February 12, to present a documentary he recently co-directed, The Land of Many Palaces , and to offer a preview screening another film, Mountain Town . China is currently experiencing the most rapid urbanization of any place in history, with plans to...

Miriam Kingsberg's Recent Book, Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History

Feb. 2, 2015

Miriam Kingsberg, Assistant Professor of History, recently published a book on the intersection of empire, identity, and drugs in 19th and 20th century Japan. Bill Sewell's (Saint Mary's University) review of Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History speaks to the strength of Kingsberg's publication. "In Moral Nation,...

Project Pengyou Returns to CU for the Spring 2015 Semester

Jan. 26, 2015

After a successful start last semester, Project Pengyou is at full steam for the Spring! We are continuing our mission to build cooperation and understanding between the United States and China - both through engagement of Chinese community here at CU, as well as activities and discussions surrounding Chinese culture...

IIE Graduate Fellowships Available for Study in China!

Jan. 8, 2015

The Institute of International Education is still accepting applications until Thursday, February 12 , from graduate students enrolled in U.S. universities for support to conduct doctoral research at one of 15 prestigious universities in China under the Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship of the Confucius China Studies Program. The Joint Research...

JLPT a Great Success!

Jan. 5, 2015

On December 7, 2014, the Center for Asian Studies hosted the Japanese Language Proficiency Test! Almost 100 students and community members came to CU to take one of five levels of this highly-esteemed annual test. For those who are interested in taking the JLPT in 2015, CAS is pleased to...

ALC Still Accepting Applications for their Graduate Programs in Chinese and Japanese

Dec. 15, 2014

Celebrating over 30 years, the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations offers small class sizes which allow our Graduate Students the opportunity to work closely with expert faculty who have extensive research experience and publish regularly on topics which form an essential component in the education of our students. Generous...

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