CLAC Pilot Program Launches at CU Tomorrow Afternoon!

Sept. 27, 2017

Tomorrow afternoon CAS will kick off the Culture and Languages Across Cirriculum (CLAC) Program with an inaugural lecture by Dr. JY Zhou. Dr. Zhou is the secretary of the CLAC Consortium and an Internationalization Specialist at Stockton University, she will be visiting campus to give a public introductory lecture on... Read more »

Koh: Appreciation of Incense Event This Wednesday!

Sept. 25, 2017

CAS is pleased to partner with the Shoyeido Incense Company to present "Koh: Appreciation of Incense" this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.! Masataka Hata, president of Shoyeido Incense Co., will be joining us from Kyoto, Japan to deliver a lecture discussing the history and cultural practice of Japanese incense and then... Read more »

"New Perspectives on North Korea" Colloquium This Friday!

Sept. 18, 2017

CAS is pleased to partner with the Department of History to present "New Perspectives on North Korea: Building the Socialist Future"! This colloquium will feature academic talks by two scholars on North Korea, illuminating new perspectives on North Korean gender relations and youth literature. Suzy Kim (Rutgers University) and Dafna... Read more »

The Jaipur Literature Literature Festival Returns to Boulder This Weekend!

Sept. 14, 2017

The Annual Jaipur Literature Festival will be returning to Boulder this weekend (September 15-17, 2017) for its third year. Each year, the festival draws dozens of acclaimed international and local writers, journalists, activists, and diplomats from around the world for an exchanges of ideas. This year, the festival will take... Read more »

The CU in D.C. Program Seeks Applicants for its 5th Year in Operation

Sept. 11, 2017

The CU in D.C. program is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 semester. CU in D.C. is an internship and coursework program for undergraduate students from a wide variety of majors. Every fall, spring, Maymester, and summer, the program sends CU Boulder students to Washington D.C. where they intern... Read more »

CAS now accepting applications for Rowman & Littlefield Internship and Paid Research Position for Fall 2017

Sept. 7, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is currently seeking applications from qualified undergraduate students at CU Boulder for two exciting work opportunities for Fall 2017! Please see below for more details. Center for Asian Studies Internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Editorial Acquisitions Intern In the Fall 2017 semester, the Center... Read more »

CAS Director Professor Tim Oakes Welcomes Students Back to CU after a Sabbatical in Hong Kong!

Sept. 5, 2017

It’s great to be back at CAS after a nice sabbatical semester in Hong Kong. I’m excited to re-engage with the challenges and opportunities of building Asian Studies here at CU Boulder. There are many things happening at CAS right now, including our Southeast Asian studies initiative, a pilot program... Read more »

Charles Ramble to Deliver Lecture on Tibetan Sacred Landscapes Tomorrow Evening!

Aug. 30, 2017

CAS is pleased to partner with the Tibet Himalaya Initiative to invite Dr. Charles Ramble, Directeur d'études (Professor of Tibetan History and Philology) at the Ecole pratique des hautes études in Paris, to present on "Tibetan Sacred Landscape: Its Magical Creatures and Where to Find Them." The term ‘sacred landscape’... Read more »

Welcome Back and Fall 2017 Courses!

Aug. 28, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to welcome both returning students and incoming freshmen to CU Boulder for the Fall 2017 semester! This year CAS will be running a number of exciting events and programs that we are eager to share with the Boulder community. To see our line-up... Read more »

The JET Programme Sends a New Round of CU Students to Japan!

Aug. 21, 2017

Earlier this summer, the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme or JET Programme, sent a new group of English language teachers to Japan, including several former CU graduate and undergraduate students. Officially incorporated in 1987, the JET Programme now draws thousands of teachers, educational administrators, and community outreach specialists from forty... Read more »