Japan and Tibet-Related Displays at Norlin Library

June 20, 2016

Adam Lisbon, Japanese Studies Librarian, curated Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995 , a small exhibition of items relating to major natural disasters in Japan over the past 325 years. Japan is prone to frequent earthquakes because the island nation sits atop four tectonic plates. They had no less than seven earthquakes... Read more »

Artist Lectures During Tibetan Arts Week Offer Glimpse into Tibetan Culture and Craft

June 13, 2016

From April 4 to 10, 2016 the Tibet Himalaya Initiative (THI) hosted renowned Tibetan artists Gonkar Gyatso and Dorje Tsering Chenaktsang (Jangbu) for Tibetan Arts Week. Coinciding with the Conference on World Affairs, Tibetan Arts Week gathered students, faculty, and supporters of THI from CU, Naropa University, and the Boulder... Read more »

John Osburg to Present at the Last CAS Event of the Semester!

April 21, 2016

CAS is pleased to partner with the Department of Geography and the Tibet Himalaya Initiative to invite John Osburg from the University of Rochester to present on "Business and Belief among Han Chinese Practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism in the People's Republic of China." In the context of a perceived spiritual... Read more »

Tibetan Artist Gonkar Gyatso to Visit CU Next Week for Tibetan Arts Week!

March 30, 2016

Widely considered the father of cotemporary Tibetan art, Gonkar Gyatso was one of a number of young Tibetans seeking new vehicles for creative expression and co-founded the Sweet Tea House artists’ collective in Lhasa in in 1984. Later he left Tibet first for the exile community in Dharamsala and then... Read more »

Emily Yeh Discusses "Taming Tibet" with "New Books in East Asian Studies"

July 27, 2015

On June 15, Emily Yeh, chair of the Department of Geography here at CU, was interviewed by New Books in East Asian Studies , about her recent book, Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development , published in 2013. Taming Tibet is "an award-winning critical analysis of... Read more »

Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö's Visit to Boulder Drew Crowds

June 15, 2015

On Tuesday April 28, Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö presented a lecture entitled, “Liberating yaks: the vegetarian question in Tibet” in the Norlin Library, with at least 80 audience members in attendance. These included CU faculty, graduate students and quite a few undergraduates, as well as faculty and graduate students from Norlin... Read more »

Liberating Yaks: Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö to Present on the Question of Vegetarianism in Tibet

April 27, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to help host Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö, a renowned Buddhist teacher from Larung Buddhist Academy in eastern Tibet for a public lecture on Tuesday, April 28 . Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö is a leading figure at Larung Buddhist Academy in eastern Tibet, the largest Buddhist... Read more »

Tsherin Sherpa's Visit to Colorado a Great Success

April 2, 2015

In late February, Tibetan artist Ang Tsherin Sherpa spent a week at CU-Boulder, engaging students and community members alike with his experiences as an artist in one of the newest fields of Asian art history, contemporary Himalayan art. The Center for Asian Studies provided significant support for Tsherin’s campus visit... Read more »

Tsherin Sherpa to Present on His Artwork for Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art

Feb. 20, 2015

Tsherin Sherpa, whose artwork is featured in the current CU Art Museum Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art exhibition, will give a public lecture at CU on Tuesday, February 24. Born in 1968 in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tsherin Sherpa studied traditional Tibetan painting methods from the age of 12 under his father, Master... Read more »

Sneak Peek: Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art exhibit at CU Art Museum

Feb. 5, 2015

On Thursday, February 12, Ariana Maki will present the first in our Spring 2015 Luncheon Series Program. In 2006, the CU Art Museum (CUAM) exhibited Waves on the Turquoise Lake, the world’s first museum show dedicated to contemporary Tibetan art, a field that emerged only in the late 1990s. Since... Read more »