Asia-Related Courses Spring 2024

Jan. 9, 2024

ASIA 1000 - Origins of Contemporary Southeast Asia T/Th 2pm-3:15pm Shae Frydenlund ( Shae.Frydenlund@Colorado.EDU ) Explores the dynamic present of Southeast Asia in light of its complex past. Introduces the shared historical experiences that have shaped diverse Southeast Asian societies, with a focus on the continuing effects of colonialism, nationalism,...

Happy Holidays from CAS

Dec. 18, 2023

From all of us at the Center for Asian Studies - we wish you a happy holiday season! The Center will be closed from Friday, December 22 until Tuesday, January 2. We will be taking time off, and we hope you, too, enjoy the holiday season and find time to...

The Colorado Journal of Asian Studies is now accepting submissions for the 2024 issue!

Dec. 11, 2023

The Colorado Journal of Asian Studies is now accepting submissions! Submit by January 12, 2024. The Colorado Journal of Asian Studies invites undergraduate students from all Colorado universities and beyond to submit their work on Asia—from any discipline—to be considered for publication in our undergraduate research journal. The journal is...

Student Essay Contest Deadline - December 13, 2023

Dec. 4, 2023

Students are invited to submit a 500-word essay with their reflections and impressions after having viewed the Waging Peace Exhibit. The student with the winning essay, as selected by the guest judge, will receive an award of $500. Nick Ut, Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer of the “Napalm Girl” image, will serve...

Event Tuesday: The Voice of the Historian in Early China

Nov. 13, 2023

Tuesday, November 14 at 6:15pm Humanities 135 Martin Kern, “The Voice of the Historian in Early China” This lecture focuses on the “Grand Lord Archivist says” 太史公曰 statements throughout the Shiji . It examines in detail the highly formulaic and rhetorical nature of their composition and proposes that these statements...

International Education Week: StudyColorado Photo Contest 2023

Nov. 9, 2023

To celebrate International Education Week (November 13-17), StudyColorado is hosting a photo/video contest. We encourage international students to submit a picture or short video (30 seconds or less) of themselves at a favorite spot on campus or in Colorado. Enter the StudyColorado photo contest for a chance to win prizes!...

Upcoming Events

Nov. 6, 2023

Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit and Events Panel Discussion on the Legacies of War November 6, 5:00-7:00PM Humanities 250 or register for webcast her e War does not end when the last shots are fired. The Vietnamese population, as well as American soldiers and their families, continue to this day...

Waging Peace events featured on KDVR

Nov. 3, 2023

The Waging Peace in Vietnam series of events was featured on KDVR last night honiring Veterans Day Find the feature here.

Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit and Events

Oct. 30, 2023

Read an article published by the CU libraries about this series here. October 30, 5:00-7:00PM, British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library, Opening Reception Introduction to an exhibit that depicts the important, but largely unknown, role of U.S. active duty military and returning veterans in opposing the war in Vietnam...

Israel-Hamas war an ‘ongoing catastrophe,’ faculty say

Oct. 26, 2023

An article from the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine: At a panel discussion Wednesday, CU Boulder experts on the modern Middle East noted that the current war differs from previous conflicts Though conflict between Israel and the militant group Hamas has simmered and flared for decades, the war initiated Saturday...