Professor Emerita Jan Nattier Explores Narratives of Gender and Transformation in Her April 27 Talk

June 5, 2017

In April 2017, CU Boulder was honored to host the eminent Buddhologist, Jan Nattier, Professor Emerita of Soka University, Japan. Her talk on Thursday, April 27th, "Gender and Awakening: Sexual Transformation of Mahāyāna Sūtras," was well attended by faculty members and graduate students of the Department of Asian Languages &... Read more »

2nd edition of Reza Farokhfal's "Saidi’s Narrative of Exile" published

May 30, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate our affiliated faculty member and instructor of Farsi Professor Reza Farokhfal on the printing of the second edition of his book, "Saidi’s Narrative of Exile"! From the Center for Asian Languages and Civilizations: "The second edition of Saidi’s Narrative of Exile , a book by... Read more »

Matthias Richter Elected Member of International Center in Beijing

May 22, 2017

CAS would like to congratulate our affiliated faculty member and associate professor of Chinese Dr. Matthias Richter, on his recent appointment as a member of the International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures at Renmin University in Beijing! From the Center for Asian Languages and Civilizations: "Matthias Richter... Read more »

CU Student and Author Narendra Stanislaus Martosudarmo talks with CAS about his newest book!

May 18, 2017

Narendra Stanislaus Martosudarmo is a CU English major and the author of 4 novels which currently make up the series The Chronicle of the Dra gon Brethren . He was born in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 3, 1995. Ever since his early childhood, Narendra demonstrated a great interest and passion... Read more »

Congratulations to our 2017 Fullbright Scholars!

May 16, 2017

We would like to extend our congratulations to Eben Yonnetti and Sierra Gladfelter for their recent selection for 2017-18 Fulbright Student Awards! Eben Yonnetti is recent a graduate of the M.A. program in the Department of Religious Studies at CU Boulder. His Fulbright will take him to the Himalayan region... Read more »

Congratulations Asian Studies Graduates of 2017!

May 12, 2017

CAS would like to recognize our Asian Studies majors graduating today. Congratulations to Leandra Laws, Angelica Powell, Kurt Schreiber and Nathan Wright! We wish you all the best. Look for the next volume of the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies later this year, which will include our 2017 graduates' thesis work.Read more »

More Fall 2017 Asia-Related Courses!

May 8, 2017

Looking for more Asia-related courses in Fall 2017? Click course titles below for descriptions and schedules! ASIA 2000 : Gateway to Modern Asia: Exploring Regional Connections CHIN 3321: Culture and Literature of Ancient China CLAC/RLST 2202 : Islam In this option one hour per week class session, you will read... Read more »

What Does Chinese Tell Us about Grammar? Today with Prof. Meichun Liu!

May 1, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017, 4:00 p.m. Clare Small Arts and Sciences 209, CU Boulder Prof. Meichun Liu, City University of Hong Kong, has collaborated on work that contributes to the formulation of a linguistic theory based on cross-linguistic data rather than on the narrow data of Indo-European languages. Chinese grammar... Read more »

Professor Emerita Joyce Lebra Made History as First American Woman to Earn Japanese History PhD

April 20, 2017

Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to earn a PhD in Japanese history in 1958. Lebra completed a residency with Fulbright in Japan from 1955-1957. She joined the CU community as the university's first female history professor in 1961, and taught Japanese and Indian history for 29 years. Lebra... Read more »

'A House for Every Daughter' photography exhibit by Professor Emeritus Dennis McGilvray

April 17, 2017

CAS affiliated emeritus professor Dennis McGilvray's work in Sri Lanka is the culmination of nearly forty years of anthropologic research. Professor McGilvray's research interests focus on the Tamils and Muslims of south India and Sri Lanka. This exhibit of photography takes a look at dowry practices in the region and... Read more »