Past Events

2013

January

Talk on "Research Groups at the Institute of Taiwan History (ITH) and Research Themes of Environmental History" by Dr. Shi-yung Liu (Deputy Director of Academic Affairs at the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica) [PDF]

 

2012

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue number 29, Special Issue on Chang Wen-huan

February

Campus Visit, Professor Joan Wang, Professor Tsung-Rong Edwin Yang, and eight Graduate students from National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

March

Co-sponsor event with Taiwan National Cheng-Chi University, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at UCSB, and Department of Political Science, “Power in a Changing World Economy: Lessons from Emerging Asia Conference”         

Co-sponsor event with Department of East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies at UCSB, Multicultural Center, and Pacific Times, “Lai Ho, Yang Kui and Institutionalization of Taiwan Literature as an Academic Field.”

August

Campus Visit: Shi-yung Liu (Deputy Director of Academic Affairs at the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica)

Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue number 30, Popular Literature in Taiwan under Japanese Rule

October

CTS Facebook page established. Follow and find us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/cts.ucsb

 

2011

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue number 27, Special Issue on Weng Nao and Wu Yung-fu

May

Taiwan Studies Series, Volume 5, The Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Taiwan Studies, “Taiwan under Japanese Rule: Cultural Translation and Colonial Modernity”

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation series

Issue number 28, Special Issue on Lung Ying-tsung

October

Writer in Residence: Li Ang (10/2 - 11/5)

Speaker Li Ang, “Writing Sex, Food and Politics” [PDF]

Visiting scholar: Professor Hsueh‐chi Hsu (10/16 -10/30)

Speaker Professor Hsueh‐chi Hsu, “The Rise and Fall of the Lin Family of Wufeng: A Political Family of Taiwan”[PDF]

Film Screening:  1895 and Panel Discussion with Professor Bert Scruggs (UC Irvine), Li Ang, and Professor K. C. Tu (UCSB), “1895: Taiwan between China and Japan” [PDF]

Speaker Li Ang, “From Peikang Incense Burner to Roadside Sugarcane” [PDF]

 

2010

January

Lecture: Wu Micha (Department of Taiwan Literature, National Cheng Kung University), “The Emergence of "History" of Taiwan Lecture in Chinese”

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 26, Yang Ch'ih-ch'ang and the Windmill Poetry Society

June

2010 International Conference on Taiwan Studies, “Taiwan under Japanese Rule: Cultural Translation and Colonial Modernity” (6/4 - 6/5) [PDF]   Agenda [PDF]

October

Photo exhibition entitled “Enchanting Taiwan” at the Davidson Library at UCSB (10/25 – 11/19)

Speaker Shuen-shing Lee, “To ‘Internet Poetics’ and Beyond: A Fun Drive into Chinese Digital Literature” (10/26) [PDF]

November

Film Screening: 1895 [PDF]

 

2009

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 24, The Mythology and Oral Literature of Taiwan's Indigenous

March

Visiting Scholar: Shu-ling Horng (3/7 - 8/10)

April

Film screening: Chocolate Rap [PDF]

May

Lectureby Horng Shu-Ling, “Home, Li Garden, Taiwan: the Spatial Texts and Identities in Chen Xiu-Xi’s Poetry” [PDF]

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 25, Special Issue on Yeh Shih-t'ao

August

Visiting Scholar: Ming-jou Chen (8/6 - 2/6/2010)

November

Film screening: Wumile (無米樂) and lecture, speakerProfessor Bert Scluggs (UC, Irvine), “Cultivating Identity: Douli, Pesticides, Politics, and Fate in the Taiwanese Documentary Let it Be (Wumile)”

Speaker Yu-pu Tao (Department of Chinese Literature, National Chi Nan University), “Xie Lingyun's Poetry on Mountains and Rivers and His Religious Thought” 

Film Screening: Tianma Chafang (天馬茶房) and lecture, ProfessorMing-jou Chen (Department of Taiwan Literature, Providence University), “Reading Imprisoned Memories: Reconstructed Images in "Tianma Chafang" and Political Writings in Modern Fiction from Taiwan”    

 

2008

January

CTS Newsletter, Issue 3 [PDF]

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 22, Taiwan Literature and Childhood

March

Visiting Scholar: Peng Jui-chin (3/28 - 4/18)

April

Visiting Scholar: Hwang Chun-ming (4/1 - 5/31)

Lecture by Prof. Peng Jui-chin, “Reflection on the History of Taiwan Literature”

Prof. Peng Jui-chin as a guest speaker for Los Angeles, Taiwanese American Pen Club

Lecture by Prof. Peng Jui-chin at San Diego, Taiwanese American Foundation San Diego (TAFSD), Title: Taiwan Literature and Taiwan

Public Lecture by Hwang Chun-ming, “The Social Background of My Taiwanese Fiction” [PDF]

May

Hwang Chun-ming Guest speaker for Los Angeles, Taiwanese American Pen Club

Public Lecture by Hwang Chun-ming at UC Irvine, “Life and Art”

Culture and History Special Lecture by Hwang Chun-ming at San Diego, Taiwanese American Foundation San Diego (TAFSD), “A Dialogue with the Scarecrow: On Children's Education on Life”

Talk on Taiwanese Opera & Appreciation of Toh Tsu-chun adapted and directed by Hwang Chun-ming [PDF]

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 23, The February 28th Incident in Literature

October

Taiwan Studies Series, Volume 4, The Proceedings of 2007 UCSB International Conference: “Taiwan Studies: Taiwan Studies in Global Perspectives” 

December

Trip to Taiwan - Language and Cultural Experience in Taiwan

 

2007

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 20, Taiwan Literature during the Period of Japanese Rule (II)

March

Co-sponsor Taiwan-Related Lecture with East Asia Center - Speaker David R. Ambaras: “’Sudden Masses' and 'Social Losers': Everyday Tensions and Settler Anxieties in Colonial Taiwan”

Taiwan Studies Series, Volume 3, The Proceedings of the 2006 UCSB International Conference: "Taiwan Literature and History"

May

Co-sponsor Taiwan-Related Lecture with the Center for Cold War Studies – Speaker Paris Chang (Prof. Emeritus Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, and President of Taiwan Institute for Political Economic and Strategic Studies [TIPESS]): “Historical Memories and the Rise of Nationalism in Asia: Paths to Reconciliation - Case of Taiwan”

June

Co-sponsor Taiwan-Related Lecture with East Asia Center – Speaker Steve Chan (University of Colorado at Boulder): "China, The U.S., and the Power-Transition Theory"

"A Glimpse into Taiwan Subculture and Indigenous Tradition" documentary film screening: Taipei’s Bohemians and Rhythm in Wulu Village [PDF]

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 21, Taiwan Literature and Home-Longing

August

Trip to Taiwan - Language and Cultural Experience in Taiwan

October

Signing Ceremony of Taiwan Studies Fellowships and Research Grants Established for Ph.D. Program in Taiwan Studies at UCSB

2007 UCSB International Conference on “Taiwan Studies in Global Perspectives” [PDF]

Co-sponsor Taiwan-Related Lecture with East Asia Center - Speaker Paul D. Barclay (Lafayette College): “Tracking The Tracker: Kondô 'The Barbarian' Katsusaburô, Imperial Japan, and the Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan, 1873-1930”

 

2006

January

CTS Newsletter, Issue 1 [PDF]

February

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 18, Mountains, Forests, and Taiwan Literature

April

Four Writers on the Fictions of Literature and the Realities of the Taiwan Literary Scene [PDF]

May

A Dialogue with the Taiwanese Poet, Ch'en Ch'ien-wu [PDF]

Panel Discussion on “Taiwan in World Politics: Paradox, Predicament, and Prospect” [PDF]

June

Trip to Taiwan–Language and Cultural Experience in Taiwan

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 19, Taiwan Literature during the Period of Japanese Rule

August

Taiwan Studies Series, Volume 2, The Proceedings of the 2005 Conference: “Taiwan Literature and English Translation”

October

2006 UCSB International Conference on “History of Taiwan Literature” [PDF]

December

CTS Newsletter, Issue 2 [PDF]

 

2005

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 16, Taiwan Literature and Hakka Culture

April

Taiwan Literature: Chinese-English Bilingual Series, Volume 1, Folk Stories from Taiwan

Taiwan Literature: Chinese-English Bilingual Series, Volume 2, Children's Stories from Taiwan

June

Taiwan Trip, David Hull

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 17, Taiwan Literature and the Ocean

August

Taiwan Studies Series, Volume 1, The Proceedings of the 2004 UCSB International Conference: "Imagined Taiwan and Its Reality– An Exploration of Literature, History, and Culture”

September

Conference on “Taiwan Literature and English Translation”

Writers in Residence–Tzeng Ching-wen

Taiwan Writers Translation Series, Volume 1, Magnolia: Stories of Taiwanese Women 

 

2004

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 14, Taiwan Literature and Festivals

April

Writers in Residence–Lee Chiao

Activity on “Art of Zodiac–Celebrating the Year of the Monkey”

May

Inauguration, Lai Ho & Wu Cho-liu Endowed Chair

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 15, La Ho, Wo Cho-liu, and Taiwan Literature

September

Reading and Book Signing by Wu He (Dancing Crane)

October

2004 UCSB International Conference on “Imagined Taiwan and Its Reality– An Exploration of Literature, History, and Culture”

 

2003

January

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 12, Women's Literature in Taiwan (II)

May

Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies Established at UC Santa Barbara

http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=970

July

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Issue number 13, Taiwan Literature and History

October

A Night with Tsai Ming-liang