Event Wednesday - Global Counterhistories of Cambodian Cassette Culture

April 5, 2021

Wednesday, April 7 at 4:30pm MDT Register for the ZOOM Meeting here Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. In this talk, I trace the contemporary circulation of “golden era” 1960s and 1970s Cambodian popular music recordings as a global media archeology. I seek to contextualize and...

Check out these Asia-related courses being offered in the Fall!

March 30, 2021

There are several new courses in Tibetan language and civilization, as well as many other Asia-related courses being offered in the Fall! ASIA 2000: Gateway to Asian Studies T/Th 9:35-10:50 am Remote/Online Introduces the main themes and intellectual approaches of Asian Studies from a transdisciplinary perspective. Emphasis is on the...

Asian reflections on trauma and healing: Professor Aun Hasan Ali Offers a Tribute to Those Who Lost Their Lives Monday

March 24, 2021

In 1952, the great Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz (d. 1984) published a collection of poetry titled Dast-e Sabaa (The Hand of the Zephyr). This collection included a poem titled “Un Talaba ke Naam” (“For Those Students”) that was dedicated to young Iranian students who lost their lives in the...

Events this week

March 22, 2021

Documentary: “Comfort” conversation with the director CAS Event Thursday, March 25, 6-7:30pm Zoom Meeting ID: 991 1007 2628 Passcode: Comfort Conversation with the Director, Moonchil Park The documentary, COMFORT (보드랍게, 2020) features KIM Soonak (1928-2010), a survivor of Japanese military sexual slavery, as its main subject. After the WWII, she...

CAS Statement on Anti-Asian Racism

March 18, 2021

The past year has witnessed a horrifying surge in anti-Asian racism and hate crimes across the United States, from Oakland to Atlanta. The Center for Asian Studies condemns these attacks and the systemic racism, xenophobia, misogyny, and oppression that fuels them. While recent racist rhetoric in the context of the...

Association for Asian Studies 2021 Conference

March 16, 2021

AAS Panels with CU Faculty The Association for Asian Studies annual conference will be held Sunday, March 21 through Friday, March 26. This year’s conference is being held virtually. To assist those who will be in attendance, we have compiled this list of CU presenters and their panel information. Information...

Event Thursday and Friday - A Decade of Fukushima: Socio-Technical Perspectives on Surviving the Nuclear Age in Japan

March 15, 2021

Keynote address registration Thursday, March 18, 5pm - 6:30pm MDT Paper presentations and discussion registration Friday, March 19, 3pm - 6pm MDT This will be the first of three workshops organized for the project “A Tale of Two Asias: Living In and Beyond the Nuclear Age,” hosted by the Center...

CAS Event Friday: Undergraduate Research Forum

March 8, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021 at 2:30pm MST Zoom Registration Join faculty members as they discuss their passion for research and their approach to questions, methods, and analysis. Learn about opportunities to do your own research under the mentorship of CU faculty. Get inspired to do social science and humanities fieldwork...

A Successful Sound and Noise in Asia Symposium

March 4, 2021

On November 5 and 6, CAS kicked off a yearlong lecture series featuring approaches from sound studies with the “Sound and Noise in Asia” symposium. Originating as an organized panel for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies annual conference in spring 2020, the four papers that constituted the core...

China Made Post Doctoral Fellow Darren Byler’s Research Featured on Democracy Now!

March 3, 2021

Since early 2020 Darren Byler has analyzed a 52 gigabyte internal police dataset obtained by the news journal The Intercept as part of his work with CAS’s China Made project and his position as a China Fellow at the Washington D.C.-based Wilson International Center for Scholars. The dataset he examined...

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