Kazunori Takato Receives Award

June 20, 2019

At a very memorable CU “Snow-mencement” ceremony on May 9, Mr. Kazunori Takato was recognized for his service to the University, when he was awarded a University Medal, CU’s most prestigious alumni award. In just over 45 years since he graduated from CU, Mr. Takato has proven to be a...

Michelle Cho's Talk on K-Pop Lends Insight into New Forms of Fan Interaction

June 17, 2019

On April 19, 2019, CAS co-sponsored a talk by Michelle Cho, Assistant Professor of East Asian Popular Culture at the University of Toronto. K-pop proved to be a popular subject, drawing an audience of close to 80 students, faculty and staff. In her talk, Professor Cho investigated the interplay between...

Zee JLF Colorado coming to Boulder in September

June 10, 2019

This September, the "greatest literary show on Earth" returns for the fifth time to Colorado. A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE JLF at Colorado promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, the Festival invites you to join us in examining...

2019 Summer Tibetan Language Intensive

June 3, 2019

Study Tibetan with Sarah Harding, Jules Levinson, Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, other skilled instructors, and native Tibetan speakers in an intensive two-week course this summer. When: August 12-23, 2019 Where: The University of Colorado, Boulder This intensive two-week seminar will immerse students in the Tibetan language by combining methods to...

CAS event Urgent Elements: Eco-Video from Southeast Asia Reveals Artistic Response to Environmental Justice

May 21, 2019

On March 5, 2019, as part of the larger screening series, “Urgent Elements: Eco-Video from Southeast Asia,” the University of Colorado, Boulder presented work by the two internationally prominent artists, Khvay Samnang and UuDam Tran Nguyen. Visiting from Cambodia and Vietnam, respectively, these artists each screened one of their recent...

American Council of Learned Societies Awards Two Faculty Members Conducting Research in Asia

May 20, 2019

Two University of Colorado Boulder historians have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the group announced this month. The fellows from CU Boulder are Hilary Falb Kalisman , assistant professor of history and endowed professor of Israel/Palestine Studies in the Program of Jewish Studies, and Marcia...

Taiwan's National Central Library Donates Books to CU Boulder Libraries

May 13, 2019

At the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Denver on Friday, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries accepted a sizable donation from the Center for Chinese Studies of Taiwan’s National Central Library, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, and the National Taiwan University Press. See the full...

CAS Congratulates our 2019 Graduating Seniors

May 9, 2019

CAS is pleased to congratulate our graduating seniors: Spring 2019 Clayton Jutaro Konikson Amelia Spann Huaixuan Maggie Zhu Summer 2019 Anna Price We will hold our department ceremony Friday, May 10 at 9:30am at Koenig Alumni Center. The ceremony will also include thesis presentations from students enrolled in the Asian...

The Rhythm and Flow of Nature: Artists from Japan Shared the Spirit of Ancient Jōmon Pottery with Boulder

May 6, 2019

Jōmon pottery sheds light on the mystery of prehistoric Japan. Literally meaning cord-marking pottery, this is the most ancient type of pottery in Japan which dates from 14,500 to 300 BCE. Jōmon people (Neolithic hunter-gatherers) created pottery for a wide variety of uses, decorated with abstract and symbolic forms, embodying...

University Libraries Hosts CEAL Annual Meeting

May 2, 2019

Over 100 members of the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) came to the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries as part of a pre-conference for their annual meeting on March 19. CEAL and the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) attended a series of workshops that primed participants for the days...

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