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...

This Friday, September 19, Professor Kawaguchi will be at CU to Discuss Japanese Pedagogy

Sept. 15, 2014

On Friday, September 19, Professor Yoshikazu Kawaguchi will be at CU to address fundamental issues in effective Japanese language teaching, including such aspects as teaching Japanese phonetics, teaching kanji, and engaging students in communication. This presentation, held at 3:00 p.m. in Humanities 370, will be conducted in Japanese. Yoshikazu Kawaguchi...

Studying Japanese? Come to the Japan Study Abroad and JLPT Information Session

Sept. 4, 2014

The Center for Asian Studies welcomes all those who are interested in undergraduate scholarships to Japan or in taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Join Susan Schmidt of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) on Monday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m. to find out more about the Japanese...

Consul General Dong Man Han to speak at CU on September 4

Aug. 28, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Consul General Dong Man Han of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco will be at CU on Thursday, September 4 to discuss the current state of the Korean peninsula, including South Korean economic development, its relationship with North Korea and...

CAS Congratulates its Own Laurel Rodd, 2014 Recipient of the Foreign Minister's Commendation

Aug. 4, 2014

Recipient of 2014 Foreign Minister's Commendation Dr. Laurel Rasplica Rodd On Thursday, July 24 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced recipients of the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation for 2014, including one individual from within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Japan in Denver. Dr. Laurel Rasplica Rodd...

Daily Camera Features Chinese K-12 Educators STARTALK Program Directed by the Program for Teaching East Asia

July 28, 2014

This article, written by Amy Bounds, was originally published in the Daily Camera on July 23, 2014. To see the full article, please click here . Mandarin Chinese teachers are spending 10 days learning to incorporate technology that encourages active learning in their K-12 classrooms at a summer workshop at...

The 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival is this Weekend!

July 14, 2014

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Head out to Sloan's Lake Park to the Dragon Boat Festival, which will be held on Saturday from 10-7, and Sunday from 10-5. This annual event features Dragon Boat races, a martial arts stage, the Japanese Obon dance, lion dancing, and...

CU Hosts the JLPT for the First Time!

June 8, 2014

For the first time, CU will be a testing site for the popular Japanese-Language Proficiency Test. The Center for Asian Studies is excited to work with JLPT and the Association for American Teachers of Japanese to bring this test to Colorado, as the JLPT currently has no testing sites in...

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