Fulbright Taiwan

Fulbright Taiwan

Fulbright Taiwan starts its Digital Storytelling initiative since 2012. U.S. and Taiwan Fulbrighter's unscripted interviews are avalible on Fulbright Taiwan YouTube Channel at: video.fulbright.org.tw, also here on Research & Reflections.

    Fulbright Senior Scholar Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. discusses how the impressive Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in central Taipei has defied the original intentions of its creators to become a popular lightning rod of democratic activity.
    Dr. Charles Musgrove is Associate Professor of History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He is the author of China’s Contested Capital:Architecture, Ritual and Response in Nanjing (University of Hawaii Press, 2013) which investigates the construction of Nanjing as the “model capital” of China under Nationalist Party (KMT) rule.
Read more about Dr. Musgrove’s observation, please also read: Preliminary Reflections on the CKS Memorial Hall (http://journal.fulbright.org.tw/index.php/about-taiwan/essays/item/88-preliminary-reflections-on-the-chiang-kai-shek-memorial-hall)
回溯以往-中正紀念堂與台灣民主的興起 – 傅爾布萊特系列講座
    Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. shared his conducting and teaching life at Shih Chien University, with the Taiwan Wind Ensemble, and through musical outreach in this video. At Shih Chien, he conducts the University Orchestra, the University Wind Ensemble and teaches graduate conducting. Professor Winther is retired from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he is Professor Emeritus of Music. He is a Fulbright Senior Scholar during 2013-2014 in Taiwan.


    Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. examines an unusual Japanese colonial enterprise that has been remembered not as the epitome of imperialistic evil, but in highly laudatory terms, especially since democratization in Taiwan. He was exploring the development of the Jianan water control project constructed between 1920 and 1930 under Japanese colonial rule and the ways it has been remembered in Taiwan over the years since its completion.
    Dr. Philip Brown is Professor of Japanese and East Asian History at The Ohio State University. He is a 2013-2014 Fulbright Senior Scholar at the Institute of Taiwan History at the Academia Sinica. 
"壩"氣帝國主義? 嘉南大圳水利工程的建設與回憶

Benjamin Brose: Xuanzang’s Skull

Thursday, 07 May 2015 05:02

    Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. discusses some of the ways Buddhist relics have been employed by modern political regimes to evoke patriotic sentiments at home and to establish diplomatic and economic alliances abroad. He is currently conducting research on modern representations of the Tang monk, pilgrim, and scholar Xuanzang (600?-664).
    Benjamin Brose received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2009 and is now Assistant Professor of Chinese Buddhism at the University of Michigan.
玄奘頂骨-當代亞洲的佛教和民族主義以及外交 - 傅爾布萊特系列講座
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is an associate professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is the author of two novels, All the Money in the World and All Will Be Revealed. His awards include O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes, and fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Michener/Copernicus Society and the Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown. He talks about his Fulbright experience of living, writing and teaching at Tunghai University, in Taichung.
    席博安教授是美國北卡羅萊納州威爾明頓創意寫作學系的副教授。他曾出版《All the Money in the World》和《All Will Be Revealed》兩本小說。並榮獲歐亨利文學獎、手推車小說獎、北卡羅萊納藝術協會、米奇納-哥白尼和普文斯鎮藝術工作中心等機構的獎學金。他將和大家分享他在台中東海大學的生活、教書以及寫作的經驗。
     An open and well-equipped Chinese study environment has been one of Taiwan's important cultural assets. The complete collection of rare books in the Center for Chinese Studies in National Central Library is the reason for Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to come all the way from New York to Taiwan. Easy access of digital archives also has been a great aid to his research. During Dr. Hartman's Fulbright grant, he found hidden story of the Song Dynasty history, which may lead to a new narrative of the Song history.

Why Fulbright Works for America?

Sunday, 04 January 2015 00:00
    The Fulbright Program began after WWII and is the oldest, most prestigious large-scale exchange scholarship program supported by the U.S. and partner counties. The ROC was a founding partner, and the Program has jointly supported over 3,000 academic leaders, teachers, researchers, and leadership elites. In 2014-2015, 47 Taiwanese and 87 American scholars, student, and teachers participated. Many of the American Fulbright scholars and students shared their views on Fulbright Program’s effort to make “a world with a little more knowledge and a little less conflict.”


    Eastern and Western philosophy have distinguished heritages and are both are valuable cultural assets. However, today's philosophical training in the West tends to neglect the value of Eastern philosophical approaches to contemporary issues. Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. noticed this trend and suggests both eastern and western approaches need to be considered in order to attack contemporary social and moral issues. Professor Bruya lectured in two graduate seminars, "American Pragmatism" and "Comparative Moral Psychology," to share his insights on comparative philosophy in the National Taiwan University. He also shares his experience living in Taiwan. 









    Sounds in the city are everywhere but can be easily ignored. However, they are very dynamic and precious for sound artists. The sounds of scooters, the voices selling in the night markets, the bell in the temples, every sound has profound meanings which shape a city’s identity.

    Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., an artist/professor from Rice University, sponsored by Fulbright scholarship, devotes himself to breaking the boundary between sounds and music. Dr. Stallmann collects and analyzes the unique identity of Taipei’s sounds and collaborates with the Taiwan Music Institute and several Taiwanese musicians to tell stories about the “Sounds of Taipei.”





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