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From Pennsylvania to Taiwan: Reflections on Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar

Professional Development      My participation in the Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar in Taiwan in March 2017 broadened my professional experience in East Asia, which was previously limited to organizing site visits to Japan (2007) and China (2016). The Fulbright experience helped me contextualize a deepening engagement with partnerships

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紐約文化藝術進修之旅

        獲得富爾布萊特﹙Fulbright﹚學術交流基會的獎學金,給予我一次非常難得赴紐約文化交流及進修的機會。2016/12/28起程赴美,到達紐約後接受了中國戲劇工作坊藝術總監馮光宇老師和夫婿史蒂芬,凱派林的接待,開始為期四個月的交流進修計畫。

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Elaine Ng: Cultural Cartography: The Material and Pattern of Place

Through research and exploration of Tainan City, Elaine Ng found the materials and patterns on the streets provided her a new cultural context and language for art making. Working in Professor Ching Yuan Chang’s Studio and the Chin Chin Pottery, Elaine built lasting relationships with international artists and local audiences.

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A Day in the Field with Kristina Chyn

Follow conservation biologist, Kristina Chyn, through Taiwan’s jungles as she conducts fieldwork for Fulbright fellowship research project. Explore different wildlife sampling methods in the day and night time and encounter several amazing frogs, lizards, and snakes! Her project explores the impact of roads on wildlife in Taiwan, and she conducts

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Chinese Energy Security and the South China Sea

     Oil has been a critical national resource since the early 20th century, when the British Empire began using oil to power its ships, and Parliament voted to acquire a majority stake in a Persian oil firm in order to ensure that it would be able to maintain access

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Inside Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement

“Say goodbye to Taiwan,” wrote political scientist John Mearsheimer in a widely read article in the March-April 2014 issue of The National Interest.1 Threatened by China’s rising economic might and abandoned by a weakening United States, one of Asia’s most vibrant democracies was facing, in his “realist” analysis, an almost inevitable annexation

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One Belt One Road and China’s Energy Security

     The Belt and Road Initiative, initially known as One Belt One Road, is China’s latest national development strategy, which aims to: Promote the connectivity of Asian, European and African continents and their adjacent seas, establish and strengthen partnerships among the countries along the Belt and Road, set up

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From Raleigh to Taipei: Insights Gained Abroad

     Having been an international educator for more than ten years, my entire career has been focused on supporting and enhancing internationalization efforts at various institutions.  Several years ago, I attended a session on the Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars at a NAFSA conference. In this session, attendees

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Reed Criddle: Performing Editions of Taiwanese Buddhist Chant

Is chanting a form of performance or a form of meditation? Through his five months Fulbright research in Taiwan, Dr. Reed Criddle would argue it is the later. Dr. Criddle visited Taiwan to study the Pure Land Mahayana Buddhism chants and aims to share them back in the United States

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