Persian Cultural Night

[Non-CAS Event] Sip authentic Persian tea as you enjoy Persian-influenced music, poetry, and presentations by students from the Persian language program at the Asian Languages and Civilizations Department.

Persian Cultural Night

Music, Cultural Heritage, and Peace Advocacy

[CAS Speaker Series] Malek Jandali will come to CU as a visiting artist to give a lecture and a workshop in the College of Music on his work on music, cultural heritage, and peace advocacy as they related to the ongoing Syrian conflict. As a Syrian immigrant, nationalist composer, and pianist, Mr. Jandali has taken his trade as a means to highlight the atrocities in the ongoing Syrian conflict, to invoke the principles of human rights, and to advocate for international aid.

When the Reporter is the Story: Executing Journalists in Early Republican China

[Non-CAS Event] Timothy Weston, Associate Professor of History and the Associate Director of the Center for Asian Studies, will give a talk on his current research entitled "When the Reporter is the Story: Executing Journalists in Early Republican China."

Documentary Film Screening: Chairman Mao Archival Collection

[Non-CAS Event] This film screening features the work of CSU-Pueblo students who prepared short documentaries inspired by the Chairman Mao Archival Collection at the CSU-Pueblo library. The screening should last for approximately one hour.

The archive is a collection of "Maomorabilia" accumulated by Dr. Bea Spade during her trips to China. This collection was donated to the CSU-Pueblo library in 2012.

For more information, please contact Dr. Brigid Vance at

Korean Film Series

[CAS Speaker Series] The Center for Asian Studies presents a screening 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 Muenzinger Auditorium.

The Host (2006), directed by Bong Joon-ho, will be shown on Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Muenzinger Auditorium.

Rethinking the Chinese World Order: Historical Perspectives on the Rise of China

[Non-CAS Event] his half-day conference will be held from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in Sie 150 of Ben Cherrington Hall. We have lined up a group of top scholars from the US, UK, and China to present their research and engage in conversations. More information, including an agenda and discussant bios, can be found on the website at

The 24th Annual CU International Festival

[Non-CAS Event] The 24th annual CU International Festival is coming this weekend! Happening this Saturday, April 12th, from 4 pm to 10 pm in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. This festival features dozens of exhibits, performances, music, and food samples from around the world. The event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by a handful of CU organizations including the Cultural Events Board. 

"Preferably Unheard": Indian Women in Western Media

[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:

China: Opportunities and Challenges, Featuring Jon Huntsman, Jr.

[Non-CAS Event] The Distinguished Speakers Board is excited to bring former U.S. Ambassador to China and former Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman Jr, to campus on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Mr. Huntsman will be speaking at Macky Auditorium; the event will start at 7:30pm, with doors to the venue opening at 6:45pm. The event will include a lecture from Mr. Huntsman titled, “China: Opportunities and Challenges,” which will be followed by a question and answer session with members of the audience.