News

 

2015


January - March

CTS Visiting Scholars Program Lecture Series:  All Lectures will take place at South Hall, Room 1430 from 2:00 - 3:15 

Date:  January 12, 2015
Speaker: Douglas Fix, Professor in the East Asian History and Humanities Department at Reed College
Lecture Title:   "Different Routes, Disparate Perspectives:  Missionary, Photographic and Local Images of Baksa, Southern Taiwan, 1871" 

Date: January 14, 2015
Speaker: 
 Douglas Fix, Professor in the East Asian History and Humanities Department at Reed College
Lecture Title:  "Local and Global Encounters on the Hengchun Peninsula, 1850-1874"

Date:  January 21
Speaker:  Hiroko Matsuzaki, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, UCSB
Lecture Tite:  Mobility of Memory:  Colonial Memory and Taiwan Identity

Date:  January 26
Speaker:  Faye Yuan Kleeman, Professor of Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lecture Title:  To Write or Not to Write:  Japanese Colonial Literature in Taiwan

Date:  January 28
Speaker:  Faye Yuan Kleeman, Professor of Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lecture Title:  (Post) Colonial and the "Popular" --- Taiwanese Studies in Comparative Transnational Contexts

Date:  February 2
Speaker:  C. Julia Huang, Professor of Anthropology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and Visiting Scholar at the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University
Lecture Title:  The Social/Cultural Anthropology of Taiwanese Society

Date:  February 4
Speaker:  C. Julia Huang, Professor of Anthropology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and Visiting Scholar at the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University
Lecture Title:  Global Expansion of Taiwan Buddhism

Date:  February 9
Speaker:  T. Y. Wang, Professor at Illinois State University in the Department of Politics and Government and Co-Editor of the South-East Asia Journal of Asian and African Studies
Lecture Title:  Identity and Cross-Strait Relations

Date:  February 11
Speaker:  T. Y. Wang, Professor at Illinois State University in the Department of Politics and Government and Co-Editor of the South-East Asia Journal of Asian and African Studies
Lecture Title:  Identity and Cross-Strait Relations

Date:  February 18
Speaker:  Hiroko Matsuzaki, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, UCSB
Lecture Title:  Mobility of Memory:  Colonial Memory and Taiwan Identity

Date:  March 2
Speaker:  Yuan-kang Wang, Professor in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University
Lecture Title:  Taiwan and the United States

Date:  March 4
Speaker:  Yuan-kang Wang, Professor in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University
Lecture Title:  Taiwan and China
 
Date:  March 9
Speaker:  Eric Chang, Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University
Lecture Title:  Political Corruption in Taiwan:  Concepts and Measurements
 
Date:  March 11
Speaker:  Eric Chang, Professor of Poltical Science at Michigan State University
Lecture Title:  Political Corruption in Taiwan:  Historical Practice

2014


November

CTS Fall Film Series:  November 15 and December 6, 2014 [PDF]

 

May

CTS MINI FILM FESTIVAL:  May 8th and 9th, 2014 [PDF]

FILM, LECTURE and Q&A: ‘Tongues of Heaven’: Indigenous Articulations from Taiwan to Hawai’i:  a documentary by Anita Wen-Shin Chang, independent filmmaker, educator, and writer.  6:30  PM on Thursday, May 8th at SS&MS Conference Room 2135 at UCSB.  Film in Chinese with English subtitles.  Lecture and Q&A in English. Film Running Time is 60 minutes.  *Refreshments served at 6:10. Flyer [P DF]

FILM:  Seediq Bale:  Warriors of the Rainbow, Part 2, Rainbow Bridge.  7:00 PM on Friday,  May 9th at Multicultural Center Theater (MCC).  Film in Chinese with English Subtitles. Film running time is 132 minutes.  *Refreshments served at 6:40 Flyer  [PDF]

 

April

Professor Pei-te Lien is serving as Acting Director for the Center for Taiwan Studies during the spring quarter while Professor Kuo-ch'ing Tu is on sabbatical leave.  Professor Lien is a faculty member in the Political Science Department at UCSB.  

 

February

TALK:  Changing Roles of Taiwanese Firms in Global Innovation Networks:  The Case of the Electronics Industry. Speaker:  Dr. Momoko Kawakami, Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at University of California, Berkeley.  12:30 PM on February 13th at the Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym, UCSB  Flyer [PDF]

 


2013


December

2013 International Conference on Taiwan Studies at UCSB:  Inter-flow and Trans-border: Ocean, Environment, and Cultural Landscape of Taiwan ???????????????????? 
Agenda and Participant List [PDF]

Flyer [PDF]

 

October

TALK:  Images of My Father and the Rise and Fall of the Republic of China ?????????????? Speaker:  Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai, an eminent Chinese fiction writer and renowned author of Taipei People.  2 PM on Saturday, October 19th at the Multicultural Center Theater.  Flyer [PDF]

 

June

The Center for Taiwan Studies and Institute of Taiwan History (ITH) at Academia Sinica Collaboration Ceremony, 9 AM on June 21st at The McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

The CTS will co-sponsor with the Institute of Taiwan History (ITH) at Academia Sinica to held the 19th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) at UCSB. June 21st to June 22nd at UCSB. Flyer [PDF] Mini Conference Schedule: [PDF] Conference Schedule: [PDF]

 

May

CTS Newsletter Issue Number 4[PDF]

 

April

New course/seminar related to Taiwan Studies: Spring 2013
CHIN 138B/238B "Special Topic: Taiwan Social Science"

2013 Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language - TOCFL. April 6th at 10AM to 12PM. Flyer [PDF]

TALK: Measuring and Explaining the Impact of New Parties in Taiwan’s Party System. Speaker: Dafydd Fell, The Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS (School of Oriental & African Studies), University of London. 
4 PM on April 16th at Lane Room, Ellison Hall, UCSB. Flyer [PDF]

TALK: The Poet of the Dreamland Zheng Chouyu ?????????. Speaker: Zheng Chouyu, a renowned poet from Taiwan. 3:30 PM on April 25th at Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall 2104, UCSB. Flyer [PDF]

TALK: Cross-Strait Commerce as Credible Signaling. Speaker: Steve Chan, Professor of Political Science at University of Colorado at Boulder and Director of the Farrand Residence Academic Program. 4 PM on May 7th at Lane Room, Ellison Hall, UCSB. Flyer [PDF]

 

March

Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue Number 31 & 32: Popular Ballads in Taiwan

Announcements

Events

2015 TOCFL Test-  UCSB Campus

Registration Deadline: March 4, 2015

  1. April 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Taiwan and China

  1. March 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Taiwan and the United States
 

  1. March 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Mobility of the Memory: Colonial Memory and Taiwan Identity

  1. February 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

             

U.S. Policy toward Taiwan

  1. February 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Identity and Cross-Strait Relations

  1. February 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm