"Power of poetry" project inspired by CAS' Program for Teaching East Asia

March 27, 2013

The Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the Center for Asian Studies helped inspire a project at the American School in Japan (ASIJ): a special tanka poetry exhibition commemorating the second anniversary of the triple tragedies of March 2011 in Northeastern Japan. During last summer's TEA Summer Institute, participant...

CAS Event: Rescheduled Khenpo Sodargye talk

March 25, 2013

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce the rescheduling of a previously cancelled event. Khenpo Sodargye will visit CU-Boulder campus later this month: Visions and Prophecies in Tibetan Buddhism Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00pm Wolf Law 304, CU-Boulder campus A lecture by Khenpo Sodargye, a prominent Nyingma teacher...

2013-14 Center for Asian Studies "Catastrophic Asia" Call for Proposals

March 21, 2013

The Center for Asian Studies theme for the 2013-2014 academic year is ‘Catastrophic Asia.’ Throughout the academic year, the Center will host a series of events and activities, culminating in the Spring 2014 symposium. The theme seeks to explore Asian vulnerability to, experiences with, and recovery from natural and/or human-induced...

Summer and Fall 2013 course list now available

March 18, 2013

We have updated our site to feature Summer and Fall 2013 Asia-related courses offered at CU-Boulder. You can find them here , on our Course List page. For those undergraduate students interested in our Asian Studies major, please visit our Asian Studies BA Requirements page.

CAS Special Brown Bag Event

March 14, 2013

Join us next week for a visiting-scholar brown bag: Community Rebuilding Efforts in the Post-3.11 Japan Wednesday, March 20 at 12:00 p.m. Guggenheim 201E, CU-Boulder campus Come and hear a first hand account of relief work in the wake of the 3.11 triple disaster in North Eastern Japan. What were...

Job Opportunity: Graduate Research Assistant for Data Collection and Communications

March 13, 2013

The Center for Asian Studies is looking for a graduate student in a field related to Asian studies to join the CAS staff as a GRA for Data Collection and Communications for Fall 2013, with the possibility of continuation in Spring 2014 and beyond. Duties include: Data Collection to assist...

CAS Event: Welfare services in Russia and China

March 11, 2013

Join us this Friday for the following event: Reforming Welfare Regimes in Russia and China: The Enduring Impact of the Socialist Social Contract Friday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. Ketchum Hall 116, CU-Boulder campus A lecture by Professor Thomas F. Remington of Emory University. Remington’s research focuses on whether what...

CAS Event: Discussion the Legal Environment in China

March 7, 2013

Join us next week for the following event: The Legal Environment and Law About the Environment in China Wednesday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m. Humanities 135, CU-Boulder campus A lecture by two experts on Chinese law, Benjamin L. Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law and Director of the Center...

Extended Deadline: Research Scholarships in Pre-Modern Japanese Studies

March 6, 2013

Thanks to a generous grant from the Cressant Foundation, the Center for Asian Studies is offering two graduate research scholarships in pre-modern Japanese studies for 2013-14. The deadline for these scholarships has been extended to March 15, 2013. Amount : $1,000 each Purpose : Scholarships will cover research-related expenses, such...

Upcoming CAS Event: Violence in India

March 5, 2013

Please join us next week for the following event: Rape and Sexual Violence in Contemporary India Monday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m. Atlas 100, CU-Boulder campus The recent gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi on December 16, 2012 and her subsequent death attracted worldwide attention and provoked...

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