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...

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...

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