Asia-Related Courses offered in Spring 2021

Nov. 9, 2020

Check out these Asia-related courses being offered in the Spring! ASIA 1000: Origins of Contemporary Southeast Asia (new course!) Dr. Lauren Yapp ( Lauren.yapp@colorado.edu ) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:55-5:10pm Remote/Online Explores the dynamic present of postcolonial Southeast Asia in light of its complex past. Traces the shared historical experiences that...

Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium this Thursday and Friday

Nov. 3, 2020

Please join us for this year's symposium! Symposium: Sound and Noise in Asia ‘Instrument of Flesh’: The Operatic Voice in Late Ming Musical Culture​ Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4pm MST Register here for the ZOOM link Voice and Laughter Thursday, November 5 at 7pm MST ZOOM link Noise Aesthetics...

CAS Event Tuesday: The History and Future of Tibet's First Khenmos

Oct. 26, 2020

CAS Event Tuesday, October 27th at 6pm MDT The History and Future of Tibet’s First Khenmos (Scholar-Nuns) Jue Liang & Andrew S. Taylor in Conversation with Padma 'tsho In 1997, the first cohort of women to receive the highest degree in Buddhist philosophical training graduated from the Larung Gar monastic...

ALC's CUBASGA Goes Virtual in 2021

Oct. 19, 2020

CU Boulder's Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations is pleased to announce that the next CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) Conference will take place on January 30th & 31st, 2021. The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be...

Infrastructural Power, Hong Kong, and Global China

Oct. 14, 2020

Note: The impetus for this essay was a recent China Made lecture by the sociologist Ching Kwan Lee, the ideas expressed, however, are those of the author. On September 23, 2018 the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link officially opened—linking Mainland China to downtown Hong Kong by high-speed rail. This $11...

CAS Event Wednesday: The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

Oct. 5, 2020

The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier: Rebellion, Repression, and Remembrance on a Tibetan Borderland of Early-Maoist China CAS Event Part of the Tibet Himalaya Initiative Wednesday, October 7 at 5pm MDT Register for the ZOOM Webinar here When in 1949 the Chinese Communist Party “liberated” the ethnocultural frontier region...

CU Boulder to develop a new undergraduate certificate program in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

Sept. 28, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that we have been selected to receive a Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant from the US Department of Education for the next two years. Entitled “Creating a Certificate Program in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies,” this grant will allow...

Japan News Digital Archive now available on a trial basis

Sept. 21, 2020

The University Libraries is running a database trial for the Japan News Digital Archive available from August 10th until October 31st . The database covers the English language newspaper Japan News (and it’s many name changes) from 1955 to the present. The publication covered world news and aimed to promote...

CAS Event Wednesday: Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive Frontier

Sept. 14, 2020

CAS is holding a webinar on Wednesday evening at 7pm MDT. You must register for the event to receive the ZOOM link, see registration link below. ZOOM webinar registration now open. Post-1997 Hong Kong has become the restive frontier of global China. It is the place where the major strategies...

Indonesian Nongkrong Wednesday at 4pm

Sept. 8, 2020

Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Conversation Table! We'll enjoy lively conversation and games from the comfort of your homes. All ability levels are welcome. Starting on September 9, every other Wednesday, 4-5 pm. September 9 - 4-5 pm - Festival Layang-layang​ For more...

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