The Noguchi sisters

Alumni Feature: The Noguchi Sisters

July 2, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Upon immigrating to Illiff, Colorado in 1913, Minosuke and Tomi Noguchi had agreed that any of their potential Noguchi children would receive...

Thomas Masashi Kawamata with baseballl team

Alumni Feature: Thomas Masashi Kawamata

June 11, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Of all of the alumni, staff, and faculty members my fellow interns and I have been researching as part of the CU...

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Provost Fellow Feng Researches Rare Chinese Books

May 22, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellowship for the University Libraries . Chi Feng, a graduate student in the Department of Asian Studies and Civilization, is a 2020 Provost Fellow with the University Libraries. A first-year graduate student pursuing her...

Akira Horie

Alumni Feature: The Legacy of Akira Horie

May 21, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Until recently, I had no idea that there was such a long history of Japanese international students and Japanese American immigrants studying...

Maria Aki, Kami McDaniel, and Crystal Lastrella, undergraduate student interns for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project at the University Libraries' Archives. Credit: Megan Friedel

Interning for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project

May 20, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. In the Fall of 2019, Megan Friedel (Head of Archives) and Adam Lisbon (Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian) received an Outreach Award...

The University Libraries and CU Boulder students with representatives of the Fo Guang Shan Denver Vihara.

Libraries Accepts Donation of Chinese Encyclopedias of Buddhist Arts

Nov. 18, 2019

The University Libraries recently accepted a Chinese set of the “Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts.” The 20-volume set of encyclopedias was donated by Fo Guang Shan, an international Chinese Buddhist monastic order of Taiwan, known for its efforts in promoting humanistic Buddhism and the modernization of Chinese Buddhism. “The Encyclopedia of...

Adam Lisbon and David Hays. Photo taken by Boulder Daily Camera

Grant spurs search for Japanese American artifacts

Oct. 10, 2019

A group of faculty, staff and students at the University of Colorado Boulder are working to fill in the gaps in the history of Japanese and Japanese Americans on campus. Head of archives Megan Friedel started chewing on the idea with colleagues when they realized 2019 is the 75th anniversary...

Head of Archives Megan Friedel and Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian Adam Lisbon outside.

Librarians Give Voice to Japanese and Japanese American History

Oct. 2, 2019

The hallways under CU Boulder’s Norlin Library are lined with rows and rows of nondescript gray boxes. It’s not the most scenic spot on campus, but the university’s 101-year-old archives can be a glimpse into different worlds and times. Many of those gray boxes offer a window into the lives...

Katie Mika works with student.

Getting The Most From Campus Libraries

Sept. 18, 2019

Heading to the library at CU Boulder means a trip to Norlin Library or to one of the four branch libraries: Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library ; Leonard H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics and Physics Library ; the Howard B. Waltz Music Library ; and the William M...

Wu Ying-mei (吳英美), Deputy Director General of Taiwan's National Central Library with Dean of CU Boulder Libraries Robert McDonald.

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

March 22, 2019

Wu Ying-mei (吳英美), Deputy Director General of Taiwan's National Central Library with Dean of CU Boulder Libraries Robert McDonald. 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...

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