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



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]



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.  



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 International Conference on Taiwan Studies at UCSB:  Inter-flow and Trans-border: Ocean, Environment, and Cultural Landscape of Taiwan 交流與跨界:海洋、環境、與臺灣的文化景觀 
Agenda and Participant List [PDF]

Flyer [PDF]



TALK:  Images of My Father and the Rise and Fall of the Republic of China 白先勇細說父親身影與民國風雲 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]



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]



CTS Newsletter Issue Number 4[PDF]



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 夢土上的詩人鄭愁予. 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]



Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue Number 31 & 32: Popular Ballads in Taiwan


This course focuses on the major issues of Taiwan Literature from the Japanese occupation (1895-...

A Thank you to Professor Pei-te Lien, Acting Director, Spring 2014

The Taiwan Studies Scholarship Fund is available for undergraduates, graduate students and visiting scholars.

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9AM on June 21st at The McCune Conference Room (6020 HSSB)

  1. October 6, 2014 - 9:00am

DUST IN THE WIND by Director Hou Hsaio Hsien
GOD MAN DOG by Director/Writer Singing Chen

  1. November 15, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
  2. December 6, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm