Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant joins CAS

Sept. 26, 2019

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to host Irma Zavitri, for the 2019-20 academic year, as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant. The Fulbright FLTA program brings foreign teachers to US college campuses to help with foreign language instruction as well as participate in cultural exchange and enriching people-to-people...

CAS event Urgent Elements: Eco-Video from Southeast Asia Reveals Artistic Response to Environmental Justice

May 21, 2019

On March 5, 2019, as part of the larger screening series, “Urgent Elements: Eco-Video from Southeast Asia,” the University of Colorado, Boulder presented work by the two internationally prominent artists, Khvay Samnang and UuDam Tran Nguyen. Visiting from Cambodia and Vietnam, respectively, these artists each screened one of their recent...

CAS Event on Friday: Liberalism Cannot Save Us: Multispecies Justice, Ongoing Colonialism, and Decolonization in Malaysia and South Africa

April 22, 2019

Friday, April 26 at 4pm Hale 230 Research lecture by Dr. Juno Salazar Parreñas, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University Articulations of human rights and animal rights have insufficiently engaged the dire challenges of biodiversity loss, species extinction, and climate change. Instead of situating...

CAS Event: Urgent Elements: Eco-Video from Southeast Asia

Feb. 28, 2019

Khvay Samnang & UuDam Tran Nguyen Tuesday, March 5 from 6:30-7:45PM Location: Visual Arts Complex, Auditorium 1B20 Next Tuesday is the first in a series of Eco-Video co-sponsored by CAS. Khvay Samnang is a founding member of Stiev Selapak, an art collective dedicated to experimental arts practice in Cambodia and...

Indonesia Global Seminar Blog Series

Dec. 7, 2018

This article is part of an ongoing series of blog posts written by students who participated in Global Seminar courses last simmer. We hope they give inspitation for and perspective on the summer learning opportunities available at CU Boulder. You can find information about next summer's Global Seminars here ...

CAS Event A Cambodian Spring: a feature film directed by Chris Kelly

Nov. 5, 2018

CAS Event Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7pm HUMN 1B50 Dr. Mike Dwyer (GEOG) will introduce the film and moderate a discussion afterward. This sobering exposé of political corruption and disarray in Cambodia reveals the country's deepening human rights crisis, and the origins of political activism among its most vulnerable...

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...

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