CAS Asia Internship Program Information Sessions

Jan. 7, 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in CASE Building Room E313 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at noon in CASE Building Room E313 Come learn about summer internship opportunities in Asia! CAS launched our summer internship program in 2016. The internships aim to provide opportunities for students to live in...

Happy New Year! The Year of the Rat - Fortune and Personality

Jan. 2, 2020

The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked the Ox into giving him a ride. Then, just as they arrived at the finish...

Happy Holidays from CAS

Dec. 19, 2019

We will be taking time off to celebrate and enjoy time with our families over the holidays. We hope you have a restful and happy holiday break, but if you happent to be looking for us before January 2, please email Danielle Rocheleau Salaz, Executive Director or CAS, at

Dare Dara disturb the Universe? talk summary

Dec. 16, 2019

Amit Ranjan gave a talk titled: “Dare Dara disturb the Universe?” on November 1, 2019. 52 people came for the talk (including a number of students from my class.) The speaker talked about the differences between Dara Shikoh, who was set to take the Mughal throne in the 17th century...

China Town Hall offered an opportunity to discuss how the US-China relationship impacts the university

Dec. 13, 2019

On November 18th, CAS was one of some 80 venues across the country hosting the China Town Hall, a national conversation on US-China relations organized by the National Committee on US-China Relations. This year’s event - attended by over 100 people from the CU Boulder community - included a webcast...

CAS Internships for Spring 2020

Dec. 6, 2019

Center for Asian Studies Internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Editorial Acquisitions Intern The Center for Asian Studies is seeking an undergraduate student with an interest in Asia for a 2-credit internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Job Description and Responsibilities: The intern will assist the History, International Studies, and...

Asia Internship Program information sessions Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at noon

Dec. 2, 2019

The Center for Asina Studies Information sessions about the Asia Internship Program will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at noon. This year we will be able to offer at least 4 positions in both Japan and China. The internships...

Byers Writes about Environmental Impacts of Mules on Everest

Nov. 25, 2019

Alton C. Byers, CAS Visiting Scholar and Research Associate at INSTAAR has authored an article about the impact mules are making on the Everest Trail. In the article, Byers writes that "[The mules] have largely replaced the use of dzopkio (yak-cattle cross breeds) for the Lukla to Namche supply run,...

Event Wednesday: CAS Lunch & Learn: Content Instruction using Languages other than English: CLAC in Practice

Nov. 18, 2019

Wednesday, November 20 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CASE Building, Room E313 Come learn about Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) from the Center for Asian Studies and CU faculty members who have taught classes utilizing CLAC techniques. CLAC provides opportunities for using non-English-language materials to complement and enhance...

CHINA Town Hall on Monday November 18 at 4pm

Nov. 15, 2019

Doors open at 3:30pm Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast...