Yoshikazu Kawaguchi's Presentation on Japanese Pedagogy Generated Discussion on Effective Language Teaching Methods

Nov. 6, 2014

On September 19, 2014, Yoshikazu Kawaguchi, Professor Emeritus of Japanese at Waseda University in Tokyo, spoke to an audience of about two dozen that included members of the Boulder community, as well as faculty and students from CU and other Colorado institutions. Professor Kawaguchi is widely published and acclaimed for...

Now Accepting Applications for Our Spring 2015 "It's Elementary" Internship!

Nov. 3, 2014

Are you studying Japanese, Chinese, Hindi or any subject related to Japan, China or India? Are you interested in teaching or simply sharing your knowledge about Asia with school-age children? Earn one CU upper division credit hour teaching about a country of your interest to 1st and 2nd graders! Build...

Emily Yeh to Give Presentation on Her Recent Book, "Taming Tibet"

Oct. 22, 2014

CU Geography Professor and Chair Emily Yeh recently finished a book on the recent development efforts in Tibet by the PRC. On Friday, October 24, she will give a public presentation on this book in a talk by the same title, Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese...

Global Seminar Shanghai: Window on China Interest Meeting on Tuesday, October 21

Oct. 20, 2014

The Study Abroad program at CU is holding an interest meeting on Tuesday, October 21, at 5:30 p.m. for students who would like to find out more information about one of next summer's Global Seminars. "Shanghai: Window on China" will be taught by Professor Tim Weston, Associate Director of CAS...

Two New Asian Studies Courses Coming to CU Next Spring!

Oct. 20, 2014

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to invite students to enroll in our two sections of ASIA 4300: "Open Topics in Asian Literature and Culture" in the Spring 2015 semester. Both courses are 3-credit courses, and both count towards the Asian Studies major and minor . Journalism professor Hun...

Upcoming China Events This Week at CAS!

Oct. 13, 2014

This week, the Center for Asian Studies is pleased to present three events that engage with various aspects of contemporary China. Coming up on Tuesday, October 14, there will be a panel discussion on the current protests in Hong Kong, entitled "The Hong Kong Protest Movement: A Forum Discussion." Then...

Leading Scholar on Pre-Modern Japanese Literature to Talk at CU

Oct. 9, 2014

The Center for Asian Studies is very pleased to partner with the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities to invite Professor Haruo Shirane to the University of Colorado Boulder for a public lecture on Friday, October 10. Haruo Shirane is Shincho...

Join CAS and the Department of Anthropology for a Brown Bag Talk this Friday

Oct. 1, 2014

The Center for Asian Studies is working with the Department of Anthropology to bring what promises to be an engaging Brown Bag talk, "Reducing Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade in China: News from the Front Lines," this Friday, October 2, at 12:00 p.m. in Hale 450. Featuring Grace Ge...

CAS and International Film Series Present "Korean Film Series" this Week!

Sept. 29, 2014

The Center for Asian Studies and the International Film Series are pleased to present "Korean Film Series" this week on the CU campus. On Thursday, October 2, and Friday, October 3, there will be screenings of two Korean films, Oldboy and The Host . On Friday, there will be a...

What's Your Name?

Sept. 24, 2014

In the contemporary world, most of us move from one place to another and experience placelessness, the difficulty of building deep knowledge of and relationship with the specific culture or place we migrated to. Today’s nomadic culture and lifestyle is multicultural, transcending geographic locations and ethnic characteristics. Such experiences lead...

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