CAS Hosts International Coffee Hour

Jan. 30, 2013

The Center for Asian Studies is excited to announce we are hosting CU International's latest International Coffee Hour. Friday, February 1, 2013 at 4:00pm UMC Grill, CU-Boulder campus Come for the free refreshments and conversations! No reservations are required. Fore more information, please visit or see video: .

"Listening to Asia" CAS Symposium, Schedule & Abstracts

Jan. 25, 2013

Join us for the Second Annual Center for Asian Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary inquiry into contemporary Asian societies and cultures. This year, we explore the sounds of love and war, the voices of the subaltern and the middle classes, and music and dance from throughout the region. Please see full...

CAS Event: A Bollywood Othello: Screening Vishal Bhardwaj's "Omkara"

Jan. 24, 2013

Join us for ascreening of the film, " Omkara ," an Indian film adaption of Shakespeare's "Othello." Wednesday, February 6, 7:00p, Humanities 1B50, CU-Boulder campus The film "Omkara" was showcased at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. That same year, it won Best Artistic Contribution in Cinema of a Director at...

CAS Brown Bag Event: Politics of Convenience

Jan. 22, 2013

We are happy to announce our first Brown Bag event of the new semester: "Politics of Convenience: Ethno-Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in the Medieval Mediterranean" Monday, January 28 at 12:00pm Guggenheim 201E, CU-Boulder campus This Brown Bag event will feature a talk by Brian Catlos, Associate Professor, Department of Religious...

CAS Event: The Remaking of Asia

Jan. 21, 2013

We are happy to announce our first Speaker Series event of the Spring Semester: The Remaking of Asia: What does the Shift of Power from the West to the East Portend? Friday, January 25 at 4:00pm ATLAS 100, CU-Boulder campus Reception immediately following A lecture featuring Pankaj Mishra. At the...

Undergraduate Funding Opportunities

Jan. 14, 2013

Part of our mission at CAS is to support Asian scholarship, especially for students. We have dedicated an entire section of our website to publicize outside funding for graduate and undergraduate students. This includes funding for dissertation and thesis projects, study abroad, fellowships and general tuition. Below are two fantastic...

New Course: Women in Buddhism

Jan. 7, 2013

CAS is pleased to announce a new course in Asian religions this spring: Women in Buddhism. Buddhist texts depict an array of female figures: cajoling goddesses, prostitute temptresses, enlightened queens, numinous hags, ardent nuns, scorned wives, celestial maidens, flesh-eating demonesses and more. This new course explores diverse representations of the...

Editorial praise for CAS Associate Director's newest volume

Jan. 4, 2013

Choice Reviews has named Associate Director Timothy Weston's new co-edited (with Lionel M. Jensen) volume, China in and beyond the Headlines , one of 20 Editors' Picks for the month of January 2013. Choice states: “Chosen by the Choice editors from among the nearly 600 reviews published monthly, these titles...

Congratulations Graduates!

Dec. 20, 2012

The faculty and staff of the Center for Asian Studies offer our warmest congratulations to everyone in the graduating class of December 2012. To arrive at this occasion took hard work and dedication, and we’re certain that you will represent CU honorably as you move into the next phase. We...

Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives: Audio Recording & Event Report

Dec. 17, 2012

For those that could not attend South, Southeast and West Asia Outreach Program's ( SSEWA ) latest workshop, " Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives," we are pleased to provide audio recordings of the event. Please see below for the three part audio, and an event...