CAS Internships for Spring 2020

Dec. 6, 2019

Center for Asian Studies Internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Editorial Acquisitions Intern The Center for Asian Studies is seeking an undergraduate student with an interest in Asia for a 2-credit internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Job Description and Responsibilities: The intern will assist the History, International Studies, and...

Asia Internship Program information sessions Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at noon

Dec. 2, 2019

The Center for Asina Studies Information sessions about the Asia Internship Program will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at noon. This year we will be able to offer at least 4 positions in both Japan and China. The internships...

Byers Writes about Environmental Impacts of Mules on Everest

Nov. 25, 2019

Alton C. Byers, CAS Visiting Scholar and Research Associate at INSTAAR has authored an article about the impact mules are making on the Everest Trail. In the article, Byers writes that "[The mules] have largely replaced the use of dzopkio (yak-cattle cross breeds) for the Lukla to Namche supply run,...

Event Wednesday: CAS Lunch & Learn: Content Instruction using Languages other than English: CLAC in Practice

Nov. 18, 2019

Wednesday, November 20 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CASE Building, Room E313 Come learn about Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) from the Center for Asian Studies and CU faculty members who have taught classes utilizing CLAC techniques. CLAC provides opportunities for using non-English-language materials to complement and enhance...

CHINA Town Hall on Monday November 18 at 4pm

Nov. 15, 2019

Doors open at 3:30pm Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast...

75 years after internment, librarians give voice to Japanese and Japanese American history

Nov. 11, 2019

From an article in CU Boulder Today by Sam Linnerooth: The hallways under CU Boulder’s Norlin Library are lined with rows and rows of nondescript gray boxes. It’s not the most scenic spot on campus, but the university’s 101 year-old archives can be a glimpse into different worlds and times...

Longtime supporter of CAS, Sam (Selma K.) Sonntag’s co-editeds The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya

Nov. 7, 2019

Sam (Selma K.) Sonntag’s co-edited volume on The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya was recently published by Open Book Publishers. The five in-depth chapters cover language politics in Tibet (China), Assam (India), and Nepal, with a comprehensive introduction by Sonntag and concluding chapter by her co-editor, Mark Turin...

Threat from India-Pakistan Nuclear War is the subject of research by Owen Toon and Jerry Peterson

Nov. 4, 2019

A new study about the outcome of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan was released recently. An article in CU Boulder Today interviews Owen Toon, who works at the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics . Toon first presented his research on the subject at the Center for Asian...

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CAS Event Friday: Dare Dara disturb the Universe?: Dara Shikoh’s translations as ‘trance-lessons’

Oct. 31, 2019

Friday, November 1 at 3pm Eaton Humanities 1B80 free and open to the public Dara Shikoh, the Mughal poet-prince, comes to limelight at intermittent intervals. This time it is because Dalhousie Road in Delhi has been renamed as Dara Shikoh Road; and also because Audrey Trusche has written a book...

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Asia-related courses offered in the Spring 2020 semester

Oct. 28, 2019

Looking for an interesting course in the Spring? Check out these Asia-Related courses! Registration for Spring 2020 opens on November 4th. Find the course search tool for details about these or any other courses at https://classes.colorado.edu . ASIA 3300: Sex and Gender in Asian Film and Literature Dr. Colleen Berry...

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