Event Wednesday: From Festival to Decibel: Contestations of Renao and Zaoyin in Taiwan’s Noise Control System

March 1, 2021

Wednesday, March 3 at 5:00pm MST Register for the ZOOM Meeting here Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Temple festivals are largely celebrated in Taiwan as a distinctive feature of Taiwanese music and culture, though this was not always the case. In this talk, I examine...

Event Wednesday: The Political Crisis in Myanmar: Nuanced Perspectives on the Nation’s Past, Present, & Future

Feb. 22, 2021

Wednesday, February 24 at 9am MST Zoom Registration Organized by Center for Asian Studies & Aruna Global South Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Su Kyi, President Win Myint, and other senior politicians were detained by the Tatmadaw (military) on the early morning of Feb 1 2021. Following the military coup,...

CAS Holds Event Seeing/Unseeing the ‘Chinese’: Visuality, Race, and Contemporary Art in Indonesia. Video now available.

Feb. 18, 2021

On Thursday, February 11, 2021, Dr. Karen Strassler gave a talk entitled, “Seeing/Unseeing the ‘Chinese’: Visuality, Race, and Contemporary Art in Indonesia.” Dr. Strassler is Professor of Anthropology at CUNY’s Queen’s College and the Graduate Center. Her research interests include photography, visual and media culture, violence and historical memory. She...

Event Wednesday: The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York

Feb. 17, 2021

Event Summary: The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York Professor Sienna Craig, Dr. Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, Professor Carole McGranahan On Thursday, February 18, THI/CAS hosted a book event for Professor Sienna Craig (Dartmouth College, anthropology)'s new book The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives between...

CUBASGA Holds Virtual Conference

Feb. 15, 2021

The 22 nd CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) graduate student conference took place on January 30 th and 31 st , 2021 on Zoom. Thirty-six presenters from University of Colorado Boulder and other institutions presented their research in front of a supportive audience and received feedback from CU’s...

Murray Hiebert talks about his new book, Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge

Feb. 12, 2021

On January 27 th , Murray Hiebert discussed with CAS Director Tim Oakes his new book, Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge . Hiebert is a senior associate at the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He joined us remotely from his home...

CAS Offers Two Events this week

Feb. 8, 2021

China Made: the tecno-politics, materialities, and legacies of infrastructure development Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:00 – 11:30 AM (US EST) 8am MST Online event registration The China Made project seeks to build an innovative research agenda for an infrastructural approach in the China Studies field. We approach infrastructure as...

Event Wednesday: Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948)

Feb. 1, 2021

CAS Event Wednesday, February 3 at 4:30pm MST Register here for ZOOM meeting Spectral Voice and Operatic Atmosphere: Audiovisual Aesthetic in Spring in a Small Town (1948) Part of the Sound and Noise in Asia Speaker Series. Building on critical reflections on voice-over and transmedial “national style” during wartime while...

CAS Event Wednesday: Under Beijing's Shadow

Jan. 25, 2021

Under Beijing's Shadow Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30pm MST ZOOM Registration China’s rise and stepped-up involvement in Southeast Asia have prompted a blend of anticipation and unease among its smaller neighbors. The stunning growth of China has yanked up the region’s economies, but its militarization of the South China Sea...

CAS Affiliated Faculty Atreyee Bhattacharya Participates in Theater Festival About Science

Jan. 21, 2021

How would past societies cope with climate disasters had they known about climate sciences? Climate research conducted in India as a play ‘Mausim’ by Kenya Fashaw -- By Atreyee Bhattacharya It was a strange (and singular) seeing my climate research in drought-prone swaths of peninsular India, which involved fieldwork, mining...

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