Professor Silvey Explores Indonesian Migrant Labor in her Dec. 2 Talk

Dec. 7, 2016

Professor Rachel Silvey, of the Department of Geography of the University of Toronto, gave a talk on December 2 at CU Boulder. Her lecture and research, “Infrastructures of Eviction: Indonesian migrant labor in the Transnational City,” was set within the context of the recent boom in urbanism in Asia, the...

This Thursday! (Un)moved: The Paradoxes of Disaffection among Undocumented Queer Immigrants

Feb. 8, 2016

Join us this Thursday, February 11, for a talk by Martin F. Manalansan IV on "(Un)moved: The Paradoxes of Disaffection among Undocumented Queer Immigrants." Dr. Manalansan is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, author of Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora ...

Join Us for Our First Fall 2015 Luncheon Series Event!

Sept. 1, 2015

We are kicking off the Fall 2015 Luncheon Series with a talk by author and former diplomat to Indonesia, Stanley Harsha, on his new book Like the Moon and the Sun . Join us on Thursday, September 3 , at 12:00 p.m. in the CAS Conference Room (1424 Broadway) for...

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...

New Spring 2015 Asian Studies Course in Religious Studies Now Open for Registration

Nov. 17, 2014

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to announce a new course in Asian Studies: RLST 3820: Buddhist Ritual and Art with Dr. Ariana Maki Spring 2015 | MWF 3:00-3:50pm in Humanities 1B80 Beginning with the life of the Buddha, this course will explore how Buddhist art developed in India...

Vietnamese Primates Get a Hand from CU Prof

June 24, 2014

This article was originally published in the University of Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine. To read the full article, please click here . At 5 a.m., Professor Herbert Covert sits silently in the Vietnamese jungle, waiting for the morning calls of the yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, an endangered primate. In three...

CU Art Museum Associate Curator of Asian Art Ariana Maki to Discuss Temple Art in Early Modern Bhutan

April 14, 2014

This Thursday, the Center for Asian Studies invites the Ariana Maki, Associate Curator of Asian Art at the CU Art Museum, to present at the second-to-last Luncheon Series event of the year. In this presentation, entitled "Temple Art and Authority in Early Modern Bhutan," Maki will discuss her research on...

Wee Kiat Lim to Present His Research at the Next CAS Luncheon Series Event

March 17, 2014

The next event in the CAS Luncheon Series is this Thursday, March 20. Wee Kiat Lim, PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology, will discuss his field work on emergency management systems in China. Using a mixed-method approach that involves interviews, participant observation, and archival review, he traces the genesis...

Southeast Asia

Sept. 18, 2012

The Rise of the Asian Century: Trends in Asian and Christian Philosophy for Building a Just and Sustainable World Quezon City, Philippines, April 10 - 11, 2013 | September 15, 2012 The Asian Association of Christian Philosophers invites abstract submissions for its annual conference to be held from April 4...

How I Got a Teaching Job in Thailand - CAS Alumnus Steve Cutillo Shares His Story

Aug. 8, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies prepares its students for life beyond graduation. Recent CAS alumnus Steve Cutillo, who currently teaches at Grace International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand, shares some post-graduate experience and advice: When in college, I was a Chinese major, as I always had a great love of...