Memory and the Politics of Heritage in Taiwan Global Seminar: A Journey of Cultural Exploration by University of Colorado Students post # 7

July 6, 2023

As part of a Tang-funded global seminar this summer, a group of 14 undergraduate students from CU embarked on a three-week program immersing themselves in Taiwanese life, culture, politics, and history. We'll be showcasing a series of blog posts from these students to share what the experience has been like...

CAS Interim Faculty Director Tim Oakes wins Fulbright Global Scholar Award

July 3, 2023

Fulbright Global Scholar Awards will enable Tim Oakes of geography and Brian Valente-Quinn of French to spend up to a year in travel, study, research and teaching Tim Oakes and Brian Valente-Quinn have won Fulbright Global Scholar Awards for 2023-24, allowing them to spend up to a year abroad to...

Memory and the Politics of Heritage in Taiwan Global Seminar: A Journey of Cultural Exploration by University of Colorado Students post #6

June 29, 2023

As part of a Tang-funded global seminar this summer, a group of 14 undergraduate students from CU embarked on a three-week program immersing themselves in Taiwanese life, culture, politics, and history. We'll be showcasing a series of blog posts from these students to share what the experience has been like...

The Asia Symposium 2023: Environment, Empire, Social Justice

June 26, 2023

By Tim Oakes, Interim Faculty Director, Center for Asian Studies On April 21 st , CAS hosted the annual Asia Symposium, focusing on this year’s theme of “Asia, Empire, Social Justice: Home & Abroad.” The symposium featured roundtable discussion panels on Asian indigeneities and environmental justice in Asia, and a...

Memory and the Politics of Heritage in Taiwan Global Seminar: A Journey of Cultural Exploration by University of Colorado Students post #5

June 22, 2023

As part of a Tang-funded global seminar this summer, a group of 14 undergraduate students from CU embarked on a three-week program immersing themselves in Taiwanese life, culture, politics, and history. We'll be showcasing a series of blog posts from these students to share what the experience has been like...

Kenneth George: The Rise of Vishwakarma Devotion in India’s Infrastructural Moment

June 19, 2023

Can the pursuit of infrastructure-driven development involve religious devotion? Kenneth George (Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, The Australian National University) posed this question as part of the Department of Anthropology’s distinguished lecture series. One of two distinguished lectures in cultural anthropology, (along with Kirin Narayan, also of ANU) and co-sponsored by...

Dust Child event

June 12, 2023

As part of our marking of 2023 as the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1973 Paris Peace Accords, CAS co-sponsored a reading at the Boulder Bookstore by award-winning poet, essayist and novelist Dr. Nguyen Phan Que Mai, whose most recent novel, Dust Child was just published. It was...

Memory and the Politics of Heritage in Taiwan Global Seminar: A Journey of Cultural Exploration by University of Colorado Students post #3

June 8, 2023

As part of a Tang-funded global seminar this summer, a group of 14 undergraduate students from CU embarked on a three-week program immersing themselves in Taiwanese life, culture, politics, and history. We'll be showcasing a series of blog posts from these students to share what the experience has been like...

Tukdam film draws more than 150

June 5, 2023

On Thursday March 9, the Tibet Himalaya Initiative/CAS held a film screening of Donagh Coleman’s new film, Tukdam: Between Worlds , in the Chancellor’s auditorium. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Rene Crown Wellness Institute, was very successful, with roughly 150 people in attendance. The audience included not only...

Memory and the Politics of Heritage in Taiwan Global Seminar: A Journey of Cultural Exploration by University of Colorado Students post #2

June 1, 2023

As part of a Tang-funded global seminar this summer, a group of 14 undergraduate students from CU embarked on a three-week program immersing themselves in Taiwanese life, culture, politics, and history. We'll be showcasing a series of blog posts from these students to share what the experience has been like...

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