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 »

CU Researcher Brian Toon Investigates the Potential Impacts of Nuclear Winter

Aug. 17, 2017

Dr. Brian Toon of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at CU Boulder was recently interviewed about his work in modeling the effects of a potential nuclear war on human society and our environment. Dr. Toon was one of the key speakers at the 2014 CAS Symposium: "Catastrophic Asia,"... Read more »
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Summer Internships in Japan Open New Doors for CU Students

Aug. 14, 2017

In Summer 2016, the Center for Asian Studies established the Asia Internship Program – Japan, which creates official CU study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students to spend up to six weeks in Tokyo each summer working in Japanese business settings. Year two of the program was another success, with two... Read more »

"Muslims today face a deep malaise. We must confront it." An article by Professor Nabil Echchaibi

Aug. 7, 2017

Earlier this summer, Professor Nabil Echchaibi, a CAS affiliated faculty member, the Founding Department Chair of the Department of Media Studies at CU Boulder, and Associate Director of the Center for Media, Religion, and Culture, had an opinion piece published in the Guardian discussing the increasingly tenuous position of Muslim... Read more »

CAS Catastrophic Asia Symposium featured in The Journal of Asian Studies!

July 31, 2017

Earlier this year, The Journal of Asian Studies , one of the premier publications in the field of Asian Studies, published a special section on the 2014 CAS Symposium: Catastrophic Asia. The researchers participating in this symposium sought to explore Asian vulnerability to, experiences with, and recovery from natural and/or... Read more »