CAS Brown Bag Event: Politics of Convenience

Jan. 22, 2013

We are happy to announce our first Brown Bag event of the new semester: "Politics of Convenience: Ethno-Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in the Medieval Mediterranean" Monday, January 28 at 12:00pm Guggenheim 201E, CU-Boulder campus This Brown Bag event will feature a talk by Brian Catlos, Associate Professor, Department of Religious...

CAS Event: The Remaking of Asia

Jan. 21, 2013

We are happy to announce our first Speaker Series event of the Spring Semester: The Remaking of Asia: What does the Shift of Power from the West to the East Portend? Friday, January 25 at 4:00pm ATLAS 100, CU-Boulder campus Reception immediately following A lecture featuring Pankaj Mishra. At the...

Undergraduate Funding Opportunities

Jan. 14, 2013

Part of our mission at CAS is to support Asian scholarship, especially for students. We have dedicated an entire section of our website to publicize outside funding for graduate and undergraduate students. This includes funding for dissertation and thesis projects, study abroad, fellowships and general tuition. Below are two fantastic...

New Course: Women in Buddhism

Jan. 7, 2013

CAS is pleased to announce a new course in Asian religions this spring: Women in Buddhism. Buddhist texts depict an array of female figures: cajoling goddesses, prostitute temptresses, enlightened queens, numinous hags, ardent nuns, scorned wives, celestial maidens, flesh-eating demonesses and more. This new course explores diverse representations of the...

Editorial praise for CAS Associate Director's newest volume

Jan. 4, 2013

Choice Reviews has named Associate Director Timothy Weston's new co-edited (with Lionel M. Jensen) volume, China in and beyond the Headlines , one of 20 Editors' Picks for the month of January 2013. Choice states: “Chosen by the Choice editors from among the nearly 600 reviews published monthly, these titles...

Congratulations Graduates!

Dec. 20, 2012

The faculty and staff of the Center for Asian Studies offer our warmest congratulations to everyone in the graduating class of December 2012. To arrive at this occasion took hard work and dedication, and we’re certain that you will represent CU honorably as you move into the next phase. We...

Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives: Audio Recording & Event Report

Dec. 17, 2012

For those that could not attend South, Southeast and West Asia Outreach Program's ( SSEWA ) latest workshop, " Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives," we are pleased to provide audio recordings of the event. Please see below for the three part audio, and an event...

CAS Events: January 2013

Dec. 13, 2012

As the fall term wraps up, we are already looking towards the future. CAS is excited to announce our upcoming January events: International Conference on the Syrian Crisis January 11, 9:00 am, University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, 2201 S. Gaylord St., Sié 150 Non-CAS Event Sit...

Help CAS establish a Edward G. Seidensticker fellowship

Dec. 10, 2012

CAS is pleased to announce that we are close to reaching our goal of establishing an endowment in honor of establish Edward G. Seidensticker (1921-2007), mentor, teacher, and friend to many. The endowment will provide an annual fellowship for a graduate student in Professor Seidensticker’s field of Japanese studies and...

CAS Event Report: Rajeev Taranath Concert & Workshop

Dec. 6, 2012

In October, CAS helped sponsor an Indian music concert and workshop as part of our year-long "Listening to Asia" theme. The two-part event featured Rajeev Taranath, one of the world's leading exponents of the sarod. Read more in our event report: The Rajeev Taranath Concert in Old Main at 7:30...

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