Why is North Korea so Perpetually Furious at the U.S.?

[Non-CAS Event] Featuring Blaine Harden,  Former East Asia Bureau Chief of the Washington Post, New York Bureau Chief National Correspondent and writer for New York Times Magazine. His most recent book, The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom (Viking Penguin, 2015) will be available for purchase at the lecture for those who are interested.

Asian/Asian American Women Movements

[Non-CAS Event] Asian/Asian American Women Movements: Come join the Women's Resource Center to delve into the herstory of Asian women! Sandra No, Udval Altangerel, and Hikari Kumagai will discuss identity and life experiences including both historical and contemporary dynamics among Asian and Asian American women.

Nonviolence and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran in the Era of Nuclear Negotiations

[Non-CAS Event] Ramin Jahanbegloo is York-Noor Visiting Chair in Islamic Studies and Associate Professor in Political Science at York University in Toronto. He was awarded the Peace Prize by the United Nations Association in Spain (UNA) and is an Advisory Board Member of PEN Canada. He is the author of several books, including (in English): Time Will Say Nothing: A Philosopher Survives an Iranian Prison; The Spirit of India; Conversations with Isaiah Berlin; Beyond Violence: Principles for an Open Century

How Japan Sees America's Role in the Asia-Pacific

[Non-CAS Event] How does Japan, our closest Asian ally, perceive the United States at the dawn of the "Asian Century"? Why should this matter for Colorado businesses? In a top-down society like Japan, public perceptions and political alliances matter. Japan is a massive, wealthy market for U.S. business. Good relations between the United States and Japan feed business interests on both sides of the Pacific. Is Japan as positive about "the land of the free" as we are?

WorldDenver Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour

[Non-CAS Event] Join the WorldDenver Young Professionals for a great networking happy hour. This month we'll be featuring an organization called Meet the Middle East. Come hear from them about  their upcoming Young Professionals Expedition and enjoy networking with other WorldDenver Young Professionals!

Meet the Middle East (MTME) is dedicated to fostering relationships between the US and Middle East region through education and travel for students, adults and businesses. Learn more about MTME here!

Captain Abu Raed - Film Screening

[Non-CAS Event] Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations Arabic Language Program on Wednesday, February 25th for Arabic Movie Night in HUMN 1B90.

All are welcome, feel free to bring a friend!

Captain Abu Raed

Refugees: An Unfolding Catastrophe

[Non-CAS Event] THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. A Social Sciences Today Forum. Speakers will examine the global refugee crisis from three different perspectives. From people fleeing the war-torn areas of the Middle East to those seeking freedom from religious persecution to others who must leave their home because of natural disasters to those seeking a better life, the numbers speak to a global humanitarian crisis.


Buddhist Ethics and Environmentalism: Confluences and Tensions

[CAS Speaker Series] [TIME TBA] This public panel is part of a two-part event with Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö, abbot of the internationally renowned Larung Buddhist Academy, the largest Buddhist institution on the Tibetan Plateau. 

Compassion to Animals and Vegetarianism in Tibet

[CAS Speaker Series] [TIME TBA] This public lecture is part of a two-part event with Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö, abbot of the internationally renowned Larung Buddhist Academy, the largest Buddhist institution on the Tibetan Plateau.