Events List

Here is a list of all the upcoming Speaker Series events, Brown Bag events, and non-CAS events:

  • [CAS Event] Join the Center for Asian Studies for an informal Meet & Greet. Enjoy coffee and scones while meeting other students and CU affiliates from across campus who are interested in Asia. Also find out more about the Asian Studies major and minor as well as the many Asia-related activities we have going on this year!

    Drip coffee and scones will be provided by the Center...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] Professor Yoshikazu Kawaguchi will address fundamental issues in effective Japanese language teaching, including such aspects as teaching Japanese phonetics, teaching kanji, and engaging students in communication.  Professor Kawaguchi is widely published and has offered lectures and workshops world-wide. He is acclaimed for his research on aspects of politeness in...

  • [Non-CAS Event] The museum is hosting a talk by Dr. Robert Pontsioen from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History titled, " Cultured Warriors: The Enduring Legacy of the Samurai in Japanese Society"; the talk will be accompanied by free Japanese food and a live music and dance performance.

    This event will accompany the now open Anthropology Hall exhibit, What in the World?:...

  • [CAS Luncheon Series] In the contemporary world, most of us move from one place to another and experience placelessness, the difficulty of building deep knowledge of and relationship with the specific culture or place we migrated to. Today’s nomadic culture and lifestyle is multicultural, transcending geographic locations and ethnic characteristics. Such experiences lead us to re-perceive...

  • [Non-CAS Event] The Korean American Community Foundation in Colorado (KACFC) will hold two talks as part of its annual education event. This event is on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

    “Korea Goes Global: The Unexpected Rise of an Economic and Cultural Powerhouse" will be presented by Professor Tony Robinson at UC Denver. He will talk about the meteoric rise...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] On September 29, 2014, the College of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder will hold a lecture and concert event featuring Malek Jandali, an American-Syrian composer and pianist who uses his art to highlight the atrocities in the ongoing Syrian conflict, invoke the principles of human rights, and to advocate for international aid. The event is open to the...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] Andrew Quintman of Yale University will visit CU Boulder on Wednesday, October 1st to deliver a lecture on "The Making of Milarepa: Reading and Writing the Life of Tibet's Great Saint." Late in the eleventh century a wandering mendicant, the Yogin, starved himself in the frigid mountains of southern Tibet while undertaking ascetic practice. He was later recognized as a...

  • [CAS Brown Bag] To mitigate the threats global wildlife trade has on biodiversity loss, a comprehensive approach is needed to address every link on the trade chain, from poaching to trafficking to demand. Highlighting the successes and challenges of campaigns to reduce the trade in endangered species in China, the presentation argues for behavior change communication strategies to reduce...

  • [Non-CAS Event] Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari will be the Jackson/Ho China forum speaker on Thursday, October 2 from 5:00-6:30 pm in Sie 150 of Ben Cherrington Hall. He will discuss, “Negotiating the Future of Tibet: An Insider’s Story.”

    Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Foreign Policy program and is a Research Scholar in Asian Studies at...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] The Center for Asian Studies presents screenings of two Korean films and a public lecture by two distinguished professors of Korean film studies.

    Oldboy (2003), directed by Park Chan-wook, will be shown on Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Complex (VAC) Auditorium.

    • After being kidnapped and imprisoned...
  • [Non-CAS Event] There has until recently been little published in English or Thai about Bencharong, yet it was made in China in the 18th and early 19th centuries exclusively for Siamese royalty. In his presentation, Paul Bromberg will explore the history, production, usage and forms of this little-known, yet vibrant and colorful, export ceramic ware, drawing on examples from his own...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] The Center for Asian Studies presents screenings of two Korean films and a public lecture by two distinguished professors of Korean film studies.

    Oldboy (2003), directed by Park Chan-wook, will be shown on Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Complex (VAC) Auditorium.

    • After being kidnapped and imprisoned...
  • [CAS Speaker Series] The Center for Asian Studies presents screenings of two Korean films and a public lecture by two distinguished professors of Korean film studies.

    Oldboy (2003), directed by Park Chan-wook, will be shown on Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Complex (VAC) Auditorium.

    • After being kidnapped and imprisoned...
  • [CAS Speaker Series] Open to all majors, Career Tracks in Asian Studies will introduce you to professionals with Asian expertise who work in international business and in organizations that build local connections with Asia. Come learn how you can apply your Asian interests in a global career!

    Jeffrey King is the International Business Manager for the Asia-Pacific...

  • [CAS Event] The Center of Asian Studies joins with the Department to bring this Geography Colloquium Series event. Architects around the world covet the credibility offered by websites that cast design recognition globally. But in many countries, architects’ peers and clients do not distinguish between substantive and superficial forms of credibility. In this presentation, Shawhin Roudbari...

  • [Non-CAS Event] Details to be announced.  Visit us on Facebook to get regular updates.

    $5 for teachers and students, $7 DAM members, $10 all other guests.

    Please contact Beverly Little at ...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] The University of Colorado Boulder is once again a local partner for the annual CHINA Town Hall event. CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving about 70 cities throughout the United States. This year's national webcast features President Jimmy Carter. After the webcast program, Lionel Jensen, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and...

  • [CAS Luncheon Series] Over the past decade, urban development has been central to China’s aspirations of becoming a global economic and political power. Cities with significant Muslim populations have, in this context, become crucial nodes linking China and the Middle East. This talk by Yang Yang, Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography, focuses on urban development in cities along this...

  • [CAS Event] The Center of Asian Studies joins with the Department to bring this Geography Colloquium Series event. The violent protests in Lhasa in 2008 against Chinese rule were met by disbelief and anger on the part of Chinese citizens and state authorities, perplexed by Tibetans’ apparent ingratitude for the generous provision of development. In Taming Tibet, Emily T. Yeh...

  • [Non-CAS Event] Join Asian Art Association members and their guests for cocktail hour. View a documentary screening about two 18th century Chinese lacquer screens in a private, Denver collection. Explore with experts in the film to learn how and why the beautiful screens were created, and discover their hidden messages. Afterwards, enjoy a light reception and lively discussion with Asian art...

  • [Non-CAS Event] China has a very large number of native plants but only a limited number of these plants appear in traditional Chinese art. The conventions for including plants in traditional Chinese art were very different from the conventions of traditional European art. The symbolism the viewer is expected to understand when viewing plants in Chinese art can be quite different from that...

  • [Non-CAS Event] The annual CUBASGA conference is a two-day event (Feb 27-28) that brings together graduate students from Boulder and other schools to share graduate-level research on various aspects of East Asian Civilizations. Two key note speakers, Professor Ding Xiang Warner from Cornell and Professor Michael Emmerich from UCLA, will be present through all panels.

  • [Non-CAS Event] The annual CUBASGA conference is a two-day event (Feb 27-28) that brings together graduate students from Boulder and other schools to share graduate-level research on various aspects of East Asian Civilizations. Two key note speakers, Professor Ding Xiang Warner from Cornell and Professor Michael Emmerich from UCLA, will be present through all panels.