CAS Event: Visiting Buddhist Master to speak on Tibetan texts

April 11, 2013

We are pleased to announce the following event: "Ecumenism in Tibet: Public Panel with Ringu Tulku" Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. British Studies Room, 5th Floor of Norlin Library, CU-Boulder campus In nineteenth-century in Tibet, a circle of Buddhist luminaries compiled eclectic collections of texts from a wide range...

Conference on World Affairs, CAS-Sponsored Panel

April 3, 2013

Join us at the 65th Annual CU-Boulder Conference on World Affairs. The Center for Asian Studies is proud to sponsor a panel on Chinese affairs: “Listening to Asia: When China talks, does anybody listen?” Wednesday, April 10 at 9:00am ATLAS Black Box, CU-Boulder campus Tim Weston, Associate Director of the...

Center for Asian Studies Internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Editorial Acquisitions Intern

April 2, 2013

For fall semester, the Center for Asian Studies is offering a 2-credit internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to an undergraduate student with an interest in Asia. Rowman & Littlefield is a leading independent academic press located in Boulder that is committed to publishing enduring works of scholarship, serious trade...

"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...