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June 2021

The Worst Chinese Poetry: A Virtual Roundtable (Day 1)

June 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for phase two of "The Worst Chinese Poetry: A Virtual Workshop." This will be two-day roundtable discussion open to the public, following up on phase one, which was a series of fourteen miniature workshops held in early April. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/WorstPoetry Organized by our three Chinese literature specialists (Thomas Mazanec, Xiaorong Li, and Hangping Xu), the goal of this project is to rethink Chinese literary history through negative examples. It seeks to interrogate the aesthetic, social, moral, and…

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The Worst Chinese Poetry: A Virtual Roundtable (Day 2)

June 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for phase two of "The Worst Chinese Poetry: A Virtual Workshop." This will be two-day roundtable discussion open to the public, following up on phase one, which was a series of fourteen miniature workshops held in early April. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/WorstPoetry Organized by our three Chinese literature specialists (Thomas Mazanec, Xiaorong Li, and Hangping Xu), the goal of this project is to rethink Chinese literary history through negative examples. It seeks to interrogate the aesthetic, social, moral, and…

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October 2021

Study Abroad for EALCS Majors

October 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flyer for "Study Abroad for East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies" on 10/12/21 from 4-5PM

Register here to learn about study abroad opportunities for EALCS majors from the Education Abroad Program: https://ucsb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdu2vqDooG9aED9PnK8p58Nkn848_y_Lj. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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November 2021

“(Auto)Ethnography and Identity in Contemporary Taiwan: The Oceanic Epistemology of Syaman Rapongan & Indigenous Alterity of Heather Tsui” by Kyle Shernuk

November 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Flyer for Zoom Talk "(Auto)Ethnography and Identity in Contemporary Taiwan: The Oceanic Epistemology of Syaman Rapongan & Indigenous Alterity Heather Tsui" on 11/1/21 from 12-1:30PM PDT

As part of the "Sound, Screen, and Stages from Taiwan" series at the Center for Taiwan Studies, we are pleased to welcome Prof. Kyle Shernuk (Queen Mary University of London) to speak on "(Auto)Ethnography and Identity in Contemporary Taiwan: The Oceanic Epistemology of Syaman Rapongan & Indigenous Alterity of Heather Tsui." The talk will take place on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 12:00–1:30pm PDT. Join us at: http://ucsb.zoom.us/j/82164088119. For more information, please consult the poster or email eastasian-taiwanstudies@ucsb.edu.

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March 2022

Taiwan Talks: “Coastal Formosan, Nuclear Austronesian, and Beyond”

March 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Taiwan Studies Workshop: Linguistics and the Languages of Taiwan - Coatal Formosan, Nuclear Austronesian, and Beyond: How do Formosan Languages Inform Theories of Austronesian Expansion? by Dr. Victoria Chen

Please join us for “Coastal Formosan, Nuclear Austronesian, and Beyond: How do Formosan Languages Inform Theories of Austronesian Expansion?” with Victoria Chen (Victoria University of Wellington). 4:30-6:00 p.m. PST on Thursday, March 3, 2022 Please register at: https://forms.gle/88TFEMBSQ1xqmVsZ6 The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the talk.

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April 2022

Imaging History, Historicizing Images: Transnational Visualities in Cold War Taiwan

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Flyer for "Taiwan Studies Workshop: Imaging History, Historicizing Images: Transnational Visualities in Cold War Taiwan" with Dr. Joseph Ho on April 21, 2022 at 4-5:30PM on Zoom

Dr. Joseph W. Ho, Albion College 4:00-5:30 PM (PST), Thursday, April 21, 2022 Zoom link: ucsb.zoom.us/j/81071011621 Meeting ID: 810 7101 1621 Passcode: 108369 Please contact Linshan Jiang at linshanjiang@ucsb.edu if you have any questions.

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May 2022

Tai Ming-Liang’s Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy Queer

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Flyer for "Tsai Ming-Liang's Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy Queer" with Nicholas de Villiers on May 4, 2022 from 2-3:30PM on Zoom

NICHOLAS DE VILLIERS, (UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA) WEDNESDAY MAY 4, 2022, 2-3:30 P.M. PDT SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR TAIWAN STUDIES Zoom: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/83806164281?pwd-eURnNWcxOTFJUmœkSnNAS1RyTIcAUT09 Meeting ID: 838 0616 4281 Passcode: 337462 For more information, please contact: eastasian-taiwanstudies@usb.edu

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Collective Voicing, Community Building: Intersecting Moving Images With Protest Concerts and Music Videos

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Flyer for "Collective Voicing, Community Building: Intersecting Moving Images with Protest, Concerts, and Music Videos" with Ellen Chang on May 11, 2022 from 2-3:15PM on Zoom

ELLEN Y. CHANG, (UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON) WEDNESDAY MAY 11, 2022, 2-3:15 P.M. PDT SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR TAIWAN STUDIES Zoom: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/89554862326?pwd=Z.U1IcEN2QWR4SW50WnBxMTBPR1NmU/T09 Meeting I: 895 5486 2326 Passcode: 496309 For more information, please contact: castasian-taiwanstudies@ucsb.edu

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Taiwan Studies Workshop: Western-style Confectionary and Colonial Taiwan

May 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Flyer for "TSW - Western-style Confectionary and Colonial Taiwan: Conglomerates Settler Colonialism, and Tropical Agriculture" by Lillian Tsay on 5/19/22 from 4:30-5:30OM on Zoom

Please join us for “Western-style Confectionary and Colonial Taiwan: Conglomerates, Settler Colonialism, and Tropical Agriculture” with Lillian Tsay (Brown University). 4:30-5:30 p.m. PDT on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Zoom link:  https://tinyurl.com/2p863s22 Meeting ID: 816 8978 5230 Passcode: 500745 Please contact Kanda Polatis at kpolatis@ucsb.edu if you have any questions.

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Activism and Post-activism: Korean Documentary Cinema, 1981-2021

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Flyer for "Activism & Post-activism: Korean Documentary Cinema, 1981-2021" by Jihoon Kim on 5/25/22 from 5-6:30 on Zoom

Please save the date for a Zoom lecture by Dr. Jihoon Kim, titled “Activism & Post activism: Korean Documentary Cinema, 1981-2021” on Wednesday, May 25, from 5 pm to 6:30 pm (PDT). You will need to use this link (https://ucsb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wM0z1rY-T9ij5vJovxf8Cw) to register for the webinar in advance. This presentation will provide an overview of documentary films from Korea addressing activism and protest from Dr. Kim’s latest monograph—the first academic book in English on South Korean non-fiction film and video practices. This event is sponsored…

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