'A House for Every Daughter' photography exhibit by Professor Emeritus Dennis McGilvray

April 17, 2017

CAS affiliated emeritus professor Dennis McGilvray's work in Sri Lanka is the culmination of nearly forty years of anthropologic research. Professor McGilvray's research interests focus on the Tamils and Muslims of south India and Sri Lanka. This exhibit of photography takes a look at dowry practices in the region and... Read more »

South Asia Speaker Series Presents: An Evening with David Gilmartin on Tuesday, April 19

April 14, 2016

The South Asia Speaker Series is bringing Dr. David Gilmartin, Professor of Anthropology at North Carolina State University, on Tuesday, April 19, to speak on "Voting and Party Symbols in India: The Visual and the Law in Constituting the Sovereign People." Dr. Gilmartin's talk will begin at 5:00 p.m. and... Read more »

DJ Spooky Will Present at Our Next Luncheon Series Event!

April 7, 2016

Next Tuesday, Paul D. Miller, a.k.a. DJ Spooky, will present at our next Luncheon Series event on his work, "Exploring Water, Cities, Climate, and Music in India." DJ Spooky is an electronic and experimental hip hop musician. His work has included recordings in Antarctica , and his current project is... Read more »

PhD Candidate Ashmi Desai to Present at Our Next Luncheon Series Event

Feb. 25, 2016

Next Thursday, March 3, Ashmi Desai, PhD Candidate in Communication, will discuss her research on "Media Representations of Maoism in Central India." For more than four decades, communist revolutionaries have been agitating for systemic change in India, leading to a loss of thousands of lives while highlighting pertinent issues of... Read more »

Join Us for Our First Spring 2016 Luncheon Series Event!

Jan. 19, 2016

Join us on Thursday, January 21, as we listen to Sociology Associate Professor Jennifer Bair's presention of her research on "Labor Compliance in Bangladesh’s Garment Sector: Rana Plaza and the Conversation about Global Supply Chains." Dr. Bair's talk will begin at 12:00 p.m., and will be held in the CAS... Read more »

Ph.D. Candidate Allison Shelton to Give the Next Luncheon Series Talk on Thursday, October 15

Oct. 12, 2015

Join us on Thursday, October 15 , for our next Luncheon Series event. Allison Shelton, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English, will present her dissertation research on "Narratives of Environment and Radical Localism in Indian Anglophone Fiction." The talk will be held at 12:00 p.m. in the CAS Conference... Read more »

Join Us for A Jaipur Sampler on September 17!

Sept. 14, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Jaipur Literary Festival Boulder, which will be held September 19-20. In preparation for the Jaipur Literature Festival, we are presenting an afternoon of related programming including a panel presentation and a translation discussion on the afternoon of Thursday,... Read more »

Alter's Talk on "Yoga, Nature Cure and 'Perfect' Health" Offered Insights into the History of Yoga

June 1, 2015

Joseph Alter presented a talk at the University of Colorado on April 23, 2015. His talk was titled “Yoga, Nature Cure and ‘Perfect’ Health.” Approximately, a little over 50 people attended the event. His talk offered a combination of a historical approach with some attention to an anthropological analysis of... Read more »

Yoga, Nature Cure and 'Perfect Health': Dr. Joseph Alter to Speak at CU on Thursday, April 23

April 20, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to partner with the Department of Religious Studies to bring Dr. Joseph Alter, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, to CU on Thursday, April 23. In this lecture, Alter presents an answer to the question of why the practice of yoga... Read more »

Anthropology Ph.D. Candidate Rachel Fleming to Present Her Research at the Next Luncheon Series Event

March 30, 2015

This Thursday, April 2, Rachel Fleming, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology, will present her research on working women in Bangalore as part of our Luncheon Series. In the past three generations and especially since economic liberalization in the 1990s, the southern Indian city of Bangalore has become a... Read more »