Events List

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

  • [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] In collaboration with the Leeds School of Business, Office of International Education, and International Student and Scholar Programs, the Career Services Office will be hosting the “Launching Your Global Career” career panel and interactive workshop.

    Students will have the opportunity to hear from others who have benefited from international experiences, learn how...

  • [Non-CAS Event] The College of Media, Communication and Information would like to invite you to an upcoming talk by Laura Kasinof, a freelance journalist, writer and researcher whose work focuses on the Middle East. Ms. Kasinof reported for the New York Times from Yemen, covering antigovernment protests and conflict as part of the political upheaval unfolding across the Arab world. Her book...

  • [Non-CAS Event] The International Student and Scholar Association is hosting a Brown Bag event featuring a student panel that will discuss the topic, "Understanding Korean Students Better!" This event will be on Thursday, October 30, from 11:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Abrams Lounge. Free refreshments will be provided. For more information, please visit...

  • [CAS Luncheon Series] While the politics of Hindi dominated the language policy debate in India for much of the 20th century, by the turn of the new millennium many scholars were commenting on how the Hindi language question no longer incited the passions that it had in the past. I focus on India's linguistic federalism as one of the major causes of this de-politicization of Hindi. The...

  • [Non-CAS Event] This paper will provide a general introduction to p’ansori, one of Korea’s most well-known and aesthetically complex musical genres. While discussing its performative practices within an historical context, the paper will address the ways in which the ideal “womanhood” has been perpetuated in the art. More specifically, p’ansori provides an interesting case to investigate...

  • [Non-CAS Event] On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation will host a panel discussion titled "Sustained Protests in Hong Kong: Economic Prosperity versus Political Participation." Panelists will be Peter Ho, Diane Lee, and Ambassador Chris Hill. Professor Suisheng Zhao will moderate. The panel will take place in Room 301 at the Josef H. Korbel School of...

  • [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] The University of Colorado Department of Religious Studies in collaboration with the CU Mediterranean Studies Group and the Program in Jewish Studies presents the 2014 Annual Lester Lecture featuring David Nirenberg, History and the Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago. David Nirenberg will be giving a talk titled "Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities:...

  • [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...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] 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.

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  • [CAS Speaker Series] 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.

    CUBASGA is...

  • [CAS Speaker Series] Kenneth Chan of the University of Northern Colorado will present on Hong Kong director Stephen Fun's two-part 3D martial arts extravaganza, Tai Chi Zero and Tai Chi Hero. These kung fu flicks would have been unremarkable as Hong Kong entries to the genre if not for the fact that the director has amalgamated, rather creatively, the martial arts film with...