CAS Event Report: Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives

Dec. 4, 2012

On November 9, 2012, CAS sponsored a lecture about conflict over water resources and their control and allocation amongst Israel and Palestine and their neighbors by Barbara Petzen, director of Middle East Connections and the former education director at the Middle East Policy Council. The talk was part of the...

Upcoming CAS Event: FLAS Fellowship Information Session

Nov. 20, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies is hosting the upcoming event: FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) Fellowship Information Session Thursday, November 29 at 12:00pm 1424 Broadway, 1st Floor Conference Room, Center for Asian Studies building FLAS fellowships administered by the Center for Asian Studies (CAS) are awarded competitively to graduate...

Yin Yang, new book from CAS Advisory Board member

Nov. 19, 2012

We are happy to announce the release of Yin Yang, a new publication by Alice Renouf, a member of The Center for Asian Studies Advisory Board. Please see below for a synopsis. We look forward to reading it! "China has become one of the largest study and teach-abroad, travel and...

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Editorial Acquisitions Intern

Nov. 16, 2012

This spring, CAS is happy to feature an undergraduate internship with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers . The two-credit Editorial Acquisitions Intern offers undergraduates with an interest in Asia the opportunity to work within the publishing industry. The intern will assist the History, International Studies, and Geography acquisitions group with a...

CU-Boulder Ph.D. program in Asian History

Nov. 15, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to feature the following gradute program: The Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder is accepting applications for its Ph.D. program in Asian History. The Ph.D. program, which was inaugurated in 2011, encourages specializations in the histories of early modern or...

CU-Boulder graduate shares her adventures abroad

Nov. 14, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder graduates go on to do great things. Former Buff Gwendoline Van Doosselaere recently took off to travel the world - beginning her adventures in Asia. She shares some of her experiences below: Tonight, I am about to board a long haul flight between Hong Kong and...

Chinese Language Study Increasing in Colorado Classrooms

Nov. 12, 2012

In Colorado, Mandarin Chinese is becoming the first choice as a second language. Statewide, over 60 schools are offering Chinese language courses, starting as young as preschool. And for good reason: almost one billion people speak Mandarin worldwide, and 100 million of those are non-Chinese. In a recent article, the...

CAS Brown Bag: Nuclear Koreas

Nov. 8, 2012

Please join us next Thursday for a CAS Brown Bag event: "Nuclear Koreas" Thursday, November 15 12:00 - 1:00 pm 1424 Broadway St, Boulder, CO (CAS Conference Room) Dr. Jerry Peterson, Professor in Department of Physics, will discuss DPRK Nuclear Weapons Development. The two halves of the Korean Peninsula have...

Global Seminar: China Thru TIME

Nov. 6, 2012

For those interested in participating on a unique Global Seminar in Beijing and Shanghai, the Office of International Education invites you to an informational meeting. We will study news accounts of China from TIME magazine and other US and Chinese media while visiting media outlets and universities, and meeting local...

CAS Event: Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine

Nov. 5, 2012

Join us this Friday, November 9 at 6:30pm in UMC Rooms 382-386 for "Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine." This is part of the "Israel-Palestine: Two People, One Land" program. Conducted by Barbara Petzen, Director of Middle East Connections, this pre-workshop is designed for educators -- middle and high school...

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