Andrew Terwilliger shares the musical data collected and analyzed over the course of the past academic year during which he researched the unconventional uses of "Chinese instruments" in Taiwan. Andrew began research in Taiwan on a Watson Fellowship, during which he conducted a year of independent research on music in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan. At Oxford, he completed his master's thesis on Taiwanese identity. He is currently a PhD candidate at Wesleyan University.

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Evan Nicoll-Johnson: Supplementing the Records and Anecdotes

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Monday, 17 October 2016 09:18
Evan Nicoll-Johnson addressed the reception by later scholars of two works of historiographic annotation “Shishuo xinyu 世說新語” and "Sangou Zhi 三國志." He proposes a form of citation analysis that relies on the organizational structure of each text. Evan Nicoll-Johnson is a PhD candidate in the Asian Languages and Cultures department at UCLA. Currently, he is conducting research on early medieval Chinese literature at National Taiwan University and working on a dissertation that analyzes intertextual relationships created through bibliography, annotation, and textual compilation.

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Karissa Chen: The Hundred-Mile Ditch, A novel

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:22
Karissa Chen's reflects on several months of novel research on the stories of post-1949 migrants to Taiwan and related history.   Karissa Chen is the author of "Of Birds and Lovers." Her work has been published in numerous publications, including PEN America, Gulf Coast, Guernica, and The Toast. She is the Senior Literature Editor at Hyphen magazine, and a co-founding editor of Some Call It Ballin.

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Kirsten Asdal: Naval Perspectives on Asia-Pacific Maritime Conflict

Written by Kirsten Asdal 艾永勤 Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:07
      Kirsten Asdal graduated from the US Naval Academy in May 2013 with a B.S. in Chinese. She will complete a masters in Contemporary Chinese Studies at Oxford University in 2015, then report to her first ship, the USS MICHAEL MURPHY (DDG112), to serve as a division officer.     She will share her experiences living and studying in Taipei this past year and discuss what she has learned about Asia-Pacific international relations and regional maritime conflict.     從海軍觀點來看亞太地區海上衝突       艾永勤將分享她過去一年來在台北生活及唸書的經驗。並和大家來討論她所學的亞太地區國際關係和區域性的海上衝突。     2013年5月艾永勤於美國海軍學院獲得中文學士學位。她將於2015年在牛津大學就讀碩士學位,專攻中國當代研究。畢業後她將登上美國軍艦USS麥克爾默菲號 (DDG112)擔任部門主管並展開她的首次服役。

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Kimberly Wilson illustrated her research findings on both China's and Taiwan's maritime and territorial claims in the South China and East China Seas. She also shared her observation of Taiwan and her host institution, National Chengchi University.   Kimberly Wilson is a doctoral student studying international relations and comparative politics at the University of Maryland-College Park. She specializes in territorial conflict and East Asian politics, having lived in Asia for a total of four years.   享和競爭:中國和臺灣在南海與東海的主權爭議       金貝利是本年度傅爾布萊特獎學金的獲獎學者,研究中國和台灣在東海及南海之海域與島嶼主權歸屬的爭議。目前為馬里蘭大學帕克分校國際關係與比較政治學的博士研究生,主要研究領土衝突和東亞政治,目前已在亞洲居住了四年。

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Dr. Anru Lee's project focuses on the renovation of the Twenty-five Ladies'   Tomb in the 2000s, and examines the politics of the feminist movement and the politics of memory as expressed through the different meanings bestowed on the deceased women.   Anru Lee is Associate Professor of Anthropology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York. She is the author of In the Name of Harmony and Prosperity: Labor and Gender Politics in Taiwan's Economic Restructuring (SUNY Press 2004) and co-editors of Women in the New Taiwan (ME Sharpe 2004).

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Stacy Closson: An Experience in Diplomatic Educational Exchange

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Tuesday, 30 August 2016 16:43
Dr. Stacy Closson reflects on her teaching experience with international graduate and undergraduate students during the Middle East and Diplomacy class in National Chengchi University (NCCU) in. She also discusses her research and presentations on the energy and environmental security of Taiwan. Dr. Closson is an Assistant Professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky. She is a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor at the Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University in Taipei from January to June 2016.

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Nathaniel Maynard: Hacking conservation with online surveys

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Friday, 09 September 2016 09:39
Taiwan has tremendous marine biodiversity but there are more can be done at policy level. In this video Nathaniel Maynard (Nate) will describe new economic analysis methods that can lead to better conservation and sustained public support. With a background spanning the social and physical sciences, Nate focuses on applied research for holistic ecosystem conservation. He has worked with governments, non-profits, and the private sector on 3 continents with a focus on the pacific rim.

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Nathaniel Maynard: What is the Economic Benefit of the Houbihu Marine Reserve?

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Wednesday, 30 November 2016 18:02
An ever changing global environment and increasing species loss demands new approaches to ecosystem protection. By translating the importance of nature into dollar values we can integrate nature into planning policies. However, this work remains costly, the research analyses and critiques the rapid valuation methods in order to scale and democratize ecosystem economic valuation, specifically for the coral reefs of Taiwan.   Nathaniel Maynard is a Fulbright Fellow working with the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. He is researching biological coral surveys and economic modeling in order to determine the total economic value of the Kenting National Park.…

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Stephen Pan: Unintentional injury mortality among indigenous communities of Taiwan

Written by Fulbright Taiwan Friday, 02 December 2016 09:40
This video provides a brief overview of indigenous health disparities in Taiwan, and covers current injury prevention programs and research with indigenous communities in Taiwan.   Stephen Pan is a social epidemiologist who focuses on the health of minority populations in mainland China and Taiwan. As a Fulbright Post-Doctoral Senior Scholar at National Dong Hwa University, he is working with Taiwanese researchers and community organizations to better understand how unintentional injury fatalities can be prevented in indigenous communities.

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