Events List

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

  • [CAS Speaker Series] Talk featuring Consul General Dong Man Han, of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco. Consul General Han will discuss the current state of the Korean peninsula, including South Korean economic development, its relationship with North Korea and the United States, and finally, the popularity of Korean culture worldwide.

    Han Dong-man has been...

  • [CAS Luncheon Series] Caste, a social-economic-cultural-religious construction has ruled the Indian minds for over three thousand years and have gradually been institutionalized. Caste continues to serve as the fabric of Indian society, co-existing with modernity and a profound and progressive legal framework. Often the differences in approach to address the issue have become contentious....

  • [Non-CAS Event] This is a daylong conference at the University of Denver. From 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., there will be panel discussions in Special Events Room in Anderson Academic Commons on the following topics: "The Role of the Muslim Brotherhood," "Islamism, Liberalism & Democratic Theory," and "Ideology, Mass Media, Popular Culture & the Public Sphere." Then from 7:00 p.m....

  • [CAS Speaker Series] Are Indian women seen as passive victims or agents of change? Please join this roundtable discussion of professors and students for a lively conversation on how Indian women are represented (or misrepresented) in Western media as we discuss popular perceptions and stereotypes.

    Faculty Participants:

    Rashna Singh: "The mark of the plural...

  • [Non-CAS Event] Part of the DocuWest International Film Festival. Meet the Patels is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams ... and his parents. Filmed by Ravi's sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how...

  • [CAS Event] Join Susan Schmidt of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) to find out more about the Japanese Language Placement Test (JLPT) and the Bridging Project Scholarship program. The Bridging Project is a program that offers scholarships...

  • [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...

  • [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 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] 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...