CAS Assistant Director Reflects on Her Experiences as Part of the Denver Delegation to Tokyo

July 29, 2013

Last month, I was fortunate to have been selected to join 70 business, government, and higher education professionals participating in a goodwill delegation to Japan in celebration of the inauguration of a direct flight between Denver and Tokyo . Headed by Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, our group left Denver...

CAS Assistant Director Participates in Delegation to Tokyo Inaugurating the New Nonstop Flight between Denver and Tokyo

June 17, 2013

On Monday, June 10th, Danielle Rocheleau Salaz, the Assistant Director of the Center for Asian Studies, departed on the inaugural United Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner flight direct from Denver to Tokyo. She is currently taking part in a 70-person delegation to Tokyo that includes Colorado business, tourism, and government officials, as...

"It's Elementary" Service Project (IESP) Concludes Its Sixteenth Year of Service in Boulder Valley

May 28, 2013

"Very few people truly understand or can comprehend how rewarding and confidence boosting it is to make a difference in a young person’s life. The idea that this kid may be thinking of you and thanking you for the rest of his or her life is invaluable and will provide...

Congratulations to Leslie Dong, 2013-2014 Recipient of the Boren Award!

May 14, 2013

CAS is pleased to share the news that Leslie Dong, an Asian Studies and International Affairs major at CU, has received the Boren Award, a competitive scholarship for overseas foreign language study. Ms. Dong was the CAS Editorial Intern at Rowman & Littlefield Publishing during the Spring 2013 semester. She...

CAS Event Report: CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) Annual Conference

May 9, 2013

In March, CAS helped sponsor the Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA)'s annual graduate student conference. The two-day conference featured Prof. Michael Puett of Harvard University and Prof. Sharalyn Orbaugh of the University of British Columbia as keynote speakers as well as presentations by 22 graduate students in Asian Studies from...

Schwarzman announces $300 million to support study in China

May 3, 2013

On Sunday, April 21st, in Beijing, the private-equity financier Stephen Schwarzman announced one of the single largest education gifts ever - $300 million - to fund a new study in China initiative. According to The New York Times, the Schwarzman Scholars program will pay all expenses for 200 students each...

Summer 2013 Intensive Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Chinese & Japanese

May 1, 2013

Learn a language this summer! CU Continuing Education is offering intensive language courses in Chinese & Japanese. These courses are offered annually through Continuing Education for regular CU credit and meet daily from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Find out more at .

CAS Event: Imagining China in Medieval Japan

April 22, 2013

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to the following event: Imagining China in Medieval Japan: The Case of Fujiwara no Teika Thursday, April 25 at 5:00pm Humanities 250, CU-Boulder campus A lecture by Paul Atkins, Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair, Department of Asian Languages &...

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...

"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...