3rd Annual Boulder Chinese Speech Contest

[Non-CAS Event] Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations for singing, dancing, speeches, skits, and poetry recitation at the 3rd Annual Boulder Chinese Speech Contest on Thursday, March 19th at 5:00pm in HUMN 150 with a reception to follow in the HUMN 1st Floor Lobby. This event is free and open to the public.

Boulder Chinese Speech Contest

Hindi Night

[Non-CAS Event] Please join the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations for Hindi Night on Tuesday, March 17th at 5:30pm in HUMN 150. Hindi Night is organized by faculty and students of the Hindi language at CU and includes student presentations and performances related to the study of Hindi and South Asia. This event is free and open to the public.

Hindi Night

Comic Life: Otaku Culture's Global Reach

[Non-CAS Event] Japanese guests  Kazunori “Uhyo” Sugiura and Masaaki “Saikawa” Sato provide a colorful introduction to Otaku culture, comike and cosplay. Hear about current trends in this global phenomenon, and connect with your local anime and manga community.

4-5:30 p.m. Presentation
5:30-7 p.m. Reception: light refreshments served

Free and open to the public. Costumes welcome.

A part of ATLAS March Mayhem Week

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?