75 years after internment, librarians give voice to Japanese and Japanese American history

Nov. 11, 2019

From an article in CU Boulder Today by Sam Linnerooth: The hallways under CU Boulder’s Norlin Library are lined with rows and rows of nondescript gray boxes. It’s not the most scenic spot on campus, but the university’s 101 year-old archives can be a glimpse into different worlds and times...

Longtime supporter of CAS, Sam (Selma K.) Sonntag’s co-editeds The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya

Nov. 7, 2019

Sam (Selma K.) Sonntag’s co-edited volume on The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya was recently published by Open Book Publishers. The five in-depth chapters cover language politics in Tibet (China), Assam (India), and Nepal, with a comprehensive introduction by Sonntag and concluding chapter by her co-editor, Mark Turin...

Threat from India-Pakistan Nuclear War is the subject of research by Owen Toon and Jerry Peterson

Nov. 4, 2019

A new study about the outcome of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan was released recently. An article in CU Boulder Today interviews Owen Toon, who works at the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics . Toon first presented his research on the subject at the Center for Asian...


CAS Event Friday: Dare Dara disturb the Universe?: Dara Shikoh’s translations as ‘trance-lessons’

Oct. 31, 2019

Friday, November 1 at 3pm Eaton Humanities 1B80 free and open to the public Dara Shikoh, the Mughal poet-prince, comes to limelight at intermittent intervals. This time it is because Dalhousie Road in Delhi has been renamed as Dara Shikoh Road; and also because Audrey Trusche has written a book...


Asia-related courses offered in the Spring 2020 semester

Oct. 28, 2019

Looking for an interesting course in the Spring? Check out these Asia-Related courses! Registration for Spring 2020 opens on November 4th. Find the course search tool for details about these or any other courses at https://classes.colorado.edu . ASIA 3300: Sex and Gender in Asian Film and Literature Dr. Colleen Berry...


Event Wednesday: Immigrant Workers, Roads, and Nation Building: Legacies of the Transcontinental Railroad on its 150th

Oct. 24, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 1PM to 6:30PM British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Please Register Below In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Center of the American West, the Center for Asian Studies, CU Art and Art History, and the CU History Department...


Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Recently Interviewed by A & S Magazine, Will Give a Talk on Hong Kong this Wednesday, October 23

Oct. 21, 2019

On Wednesday, October 23 at 5pm, CAS will host Hong Kong on the Brink , with Jeffrey Wasserstrom. The event will take place in Hale Science, room 270. Jeff Wasserstrom is the Chancellor’s Professor of History, University of California Irvine. He holds a B.A. from UC Santa Cruz, an M.A...

CAS Marks 20 Years at CU Boulder

Oct. 17, 2019

2019 marks the 20 th anniversary of the Center for Asian Studies. College of Arts & Sciences Dean Jim White, Asian studies faculty members from across campus and the Colorado Front Range, distinguished guests such as Consul General of Japan Midori Takeuchi and Denver Art Museum’s Curator of Asian Art...

New publications from the China Made project

Oct. 14, 2019

Work from the China Made project, now in its second year, has been published and can be found on the project site’s ‘Publications & Media’ page. The latest issue of the journal Made in China (April-June, 2019) features a collection of essays from the First China Made Workshop, which took...

Spend Maymester in Asia! Participate in a Global Seminar

Oct. 10, 2019

What are you doing in May? Have you considered earning credit toward your degree while exploring in Asia? Attend an information session about the CU Global Seminar programs in Asia. Info Session: Tang Funded CU Global Seminar: Discovering Urban China (Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, & Hangzhou, China) Faculty Director: Colleen Berry,...