Past Visiting Scholar Alton Byers Interviewed in a New Podcast

Aug. 31, 2020

New York University/Abu Dhabi is in the process of creating a new graduate level course titled "Geopolitics and ecology of Himalayan Water," and interviewed Byers in for a podcast on the topic of "A guide to GLOFs and their implications" https://www.himalayanwaterproject.org/podcast/episode/bfb76e7f/a-guide-to-glofs-and-their-implications

CAS Welcomes Asian Studies Program Director Lauren Yapp

Aug. 24, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies is very pleased to welcome our new Asian Studies Program Director, Lauren Yapp. Lauren is an anthropologist and archaeologist fascinated by the question of how present-day communities remember, preserve, and contest their past. Her research focuses on cultural heritage and urban development in Indonesia, where...

Associate Director of CAS and Instructor in Asian Studies, Colleen Berry is Retiring

Aug. 17, 2020

After 5 years as Associate Director of CAS and Instructor in Asian Studies, Colleen Berry is retiring! We cannot stress enough what an impact Colleen has had on Asian Studies at CU. Under Colleen’s guidance, the Asian Studies program has not only grown in student numbers, but has also been...

Center for Asian Studies Spring 2020 Newsletter is here!

Aug. 10, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies Newsletter that reviews our major achievments and news during 2019 has been published. The newsletter Includes news about faculty and alumni, what's been happening with the China Made project, and much more! You can find the newsletter here.

Center for Asian Studies Courses for Fall 2020

July 27, 2020

This fall, the Center for Asian Studies is offering several classes. Among them are: ASIA 4300: Open Topics in Asian Literature and Culture The Politics of Memory in Asia Dr. Lauren Yapp Fall 2020, days/time TBA Taught in person How are narratives of the past constructed – and contested –...

How Discrimination Increases Chinese Overseas Students' Support for Authoritarian Rule

July 20, 2020

This is a paper written by Yingjie Fan Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Jennifer Pan Stanford University Zijie Shao Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government Yiqing Xu Stanford University Abstract: The cross-border flow of people for educational exchange in Western democracies is seen as...

CAS Statement on ICE Restrictions on International Students

July 13, 2020

July 16 Update While we are relieved that the Trump administration has decided to rescind the ICE directive, announced on July 6th, that would have put hundreds of thousands of international student visas at risk, we deplore the administration’s ongoing efforts to limit meaningful interaction and engagement between the United...

CAS Awarded Grant from the Albert Smith Nuclear Age Fund

July 2, 2020

The Center for Asian Studies has been awarded a grant from the Albert Smith Nuclear Age Fund for the project “A Tale of Two Asias: Living in and Beyond the Nuclear Age.” The project involves developing a series of workshops comparing and contrasting Japanese and Chinese experiences with, and struggles...

CAS hosts webinar on “Asia After COVID-19”

June 29, 2020

On June 18th CAS hosted a webinar on “Asia After COVID-19” which featured four Asia-based speakers offering their comments on the short and long term impacts of the COVID panedemic in different regions of East and Southeast Asia. What, we asked them to consider, are the “new normals” that people...

Japanese Language classes at ALTEC in July

June 22, 2020

Join the Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC) to learn a language and broaden your horizon from the comfort of your home. Languages include American Sign Language (ASL), French, Japanese and Spanish. We welcome you to engage in an energizing and fun, yet intensive learning experience. In support of the...

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