Uyghur Voices: "Never Again" is Now

May 1, 2020

Wednesday, March 4 at 5pm CASE Building, Chancellor's Auditorium, 4th floor 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 in China have an immediate family...

China Town Hall 2019

Jan. 9, 2020

Monday, November 18 Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion;...

Hong Kong on the Brink

Jan. 6, 2020

with Jeffrey Wasserstrom CAS Event Wednesday, October 23 at 5:00PM This talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong. It will pay close attention to the 2014 Umbrella Movement but focus even more on the dramatic events of this year, including the...

The Cosmo-logics of K-pop: Media Intimacies and Populist Soft Power

April 19, 2019

A talk with Michelle Cho, Assistant Professor of East Asian Popular Culture at the University of Toronto Much of the rising transnational popularity of K-pop today has been correlated to the growth of its digital distribution and consumption. Over and above its status as a genre of music, K-pop is...

Roundtable on Xinjiang

March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21 at 11:00-1:00 Center for Community Flatirons Room, CU Boulder The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is engaged in the mass detention of Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, the “autonomous region” in northwestern China which is home to several Turkic groups. It has been...

The US-China Trade War: A Panel Discussion on Its Implications for China, the US, and Beyond

Oct. 10, 2018

CAS Event Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5pm Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder A panel discussion about the US-China Trade War featuring Robert F. McNown, Keith E. Maskus, and Karen Gerwitz. Moderated by Tim Oakes, Center for Asian Studies Director. Robert F. McNown, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, University of...

Ai Weiwei: Global Artist, Borderless Humanist, Contemporary Emperor

Sept. 20, 2018

CAS Event Thursday, September 20, 2018, 5 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250, CU Boulder Ai Weiwei is one of the most compelling figures working in the spheres of international art and political activism. His extraordinary range of creative activities is unparalleled among his peers—from provocative large-scale museum exhibitions that reference traditional...

An Evening with Shunsaku Hayashi

April 17, 2018

"Japanese painter and animator, Shunsaku Hayashi from Osaka, presented his three most recent short films: Railment, Interstitial, and Down Escalation along with a selection of some work Shunsaku Hayashi made while a student at Goldsmiths, University of London . Shunsaku Hayashi uses an incredible array of traditional animation and painting...

Small Hydropower and the Low-carbon Frontier in China with Tyler Harlan

April 16, 2018

Sustainability scholars typically talk about the ‘greening’ of development as a process of low-carbon transition, which entails the eventual replacement of fossil fuels with renewable energy. I argue that it is also a process of low-carbon extraction, which subjects resource frontiers to land and water enclosures and economic volatility associated...

Remembering the Japanese-American Internment: 75 years with Tom Ikeda

Feb. 23, 2017

Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, dated February 19, 1942, gave the military broad powers to ban any citizen from a fifty- to sixty-mile-wide coastal area stretching from Washington state to California and extending inland into southern Arizona. The order also authorized transporting these citizens to assembly centers hastily set up and...

Pages