The 19th Annual North American Taiwan Studies Conference

Event Date: 

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 8:30am
Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 8:30am

Event Location: 

  • 6020 HSSB

Event Contact: or (805) 893-5101

Taiwan in Theory

June 21-22, 2013

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Booklet [pdf]
Conference Schedule [pdf]
Mini Conference Schedule [pdf]


Featured Speech

Professor Mayfair Mei-hui Yang (Director of East Asia Center, UCSB)
Agrarian Sovereignty and Maritime Economy: A History of the Present in Coastal China” 6020 HSSB, Friday, June 21, 12:30-2:30 pm


Featured Roundtables

Twenty Years of Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica
Chair: Professor Kuo-hsing Hsieh (Director of the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica) 6020 HSSB, Friday, June 21, 2:15-4:15 pm

Translation Theories and Practice
Chair: Professor Kuo-ch’ing Tu (Director of the Center for Taiwan Studies, UCSB) 6020 HSSB, Saturday, June 22, 9:30-11:30 am


Keynote Speech

Professor Shu-mei Shih (Comparative Literature, Asian Languages & Cultures, and Asian American Studies, UCLA) “Taiwan: Conditions of Theory
6020 HSSB, Friday, June 21, 4:30-6:30 pm


Concluding Remarks

Professor Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao (Director of Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica)
The Making of the World Congress of Taiwan Studies and Beyond: From Taipei to Santa Barbara” 6020 HSSB, Saturday, June 22, 5:00-6:30 pm


Organizer: NATSA 2013 Committee; Sponsored & Assisted by Center for Taiwan Studies at UCSB and Institute of Taiwan History at Academia Sinica