World’s Highest Wildflower App Celebrates Beauty of Mount Everest

May 11, 2020

Bozeman, MT (April 2, 2020) – Dreaming of your next trip to Nepal? Or going through photos and memories from your last trip? Today High Country Apps announces a new app, Wildflowers of Mount Everest, the first-ever wildflower identification app for Nepal. The app virtually transports travelers to the world’s...

Uyghur Voices: "Never Again" is Now video is posted

May 4, 2020

The video from the CAS Event held on March 4th is now posted and available for viewing. Since 2017, as many as 800,000 - 1.8 million Uyghurs and Kazakhs have been “disappeared” into a widespread system of “reeducation camps” in the Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang). Nearly all Uyghurs and Kazakhs...

Second CHINA MADE WORKSHOP Held in Hong Kong

April 27, 2020

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut conferences down around the world, the China Made Project held it's second workshop in Hong Kong in early January. This workshop brought together scholars from different fields of the social sciences and humanities to discuss infrastructure development in China. Drawing on the recent infrastructural...

Uyghur Voices Brings Personal Story to Boulder Campus: Implications of Chinese State Terror

April 20, 2020

On the evening of Wednesday, March 4 th , Mustafa Aksu shared his story with CU Boulder students and members of the public. After his brother died in a concentration camp in China, he could no longer stay silent. He spoke of his own experiences being kicked out of his...

Colin Flahive has written an excellent series of blog posts about living in China during the Coronavirus outbreak

April 7, 2020

In an excerpt from his fourth installment, Colin writes: It is hard to tell if people smile anymore. It takes more effort to read people behind their masks and it takes more effort to hear their muffled words. Eyes alone are not nearly as expressive as I thought they were...

Opinion Piece in the New York Times Traces the Relationship Between Disease and Prejudice

March 31, 2020

Call It ‘Coronavirus’ Disease and prejudice have long gone hand in hand. We can do better in 2020. By The Editorial Board We’ve been down this road before, too many times. In the 14th century the Black Death provoked mass violence against Jews, Catalans, clerics and beggars; when syphilis spread...

Tokyo Olympics Delayed Due to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

In an article in the New York Times,it seemed that the decision was not made lightly, but after Canada and Australia indicated that they would not be sending athletes, it was announced that the games would be postponed. This delay came after numerous other postponements or cancellations in Japan and...

Event Report on the CUBASGA conference

March 13, 2020

21 st CUBASGA Graduate Conference Feb. 14-15 th , 2020 Keynote Addresses: 5:05 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020 Professor David C. Schaberg, University of California, Los Angeles “Before Sincerity: Literary Pragmatics and Early Chinese Poetics” 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 Professor David L. Howell, Harvard University “The Strange Case...

CANCELLED Event Friday: When Work is Worship: Technology, Labor and the Figure of Vishwakarma—“Maker of the Universe”

March 9, 2020

Friday, March 13 at 4pm Hale 230 with Kenneth George, Professor of Anthropology The Australian National University Although Vishwakarmaworship in India has long been associated with hereditary artisan castes and their hand tools, Vishwakarma’s presence has moved beyond craft workshops and into workplaces associated with the country’s infrastructural systems and...

Event report on “Multispecies Injustice: Race and Animal Advocacy in Southeast Asia and South Africa”

March 5, 2020

On February 7, The Center for Asian Studies co-sponsored the visit of Dr. Juno Salazar Parreñas. Parreñas is Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University and the author of the multi-award winningbook Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation (Duke University Press...

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