Brown Bag Series

Lecture Series on Contemporary Taiwan (November 2012 – April 2013)

These lectures are organized by Murray Rubinstein and Myron Cohen. The first miniseries, held in fall 2012, was supported by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York. The spring 2013 miniseries was supported by both TECO and the Department of Anthropology. Reports on the fall and spring series can be found below.




Spring 2013: Taiwan Religious Studies and Cross-Strait Relations

March 26
(Tuesday)

“Gender, Popular Religion, and the Politics of Memory in Taiwan’s Urban Renewal: The Case of the Twenty-five Ladies’ Tomb”
Anru Lee, Associate Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

April 5
(Friday)

“Glass Temples: Taiwanese Pilgrimage, Remediated”
DJ Hatfield, Assistant Professor, Berklee College of Music
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

April 18
(Thursday)

"The Geopolitics of Taiwanese Buddhism”
André Laliberté, Professor of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

Fall 2012: Tech Transfer and the US-Taiwan-China Information/Economic Matrix

November 14
(Wednesday)

“IT Returnees from Taiwan and Mainland China”
Yu Zhou, Professor of Geography, Vassar College
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

November 27
(Tuesday)

“State-Supported Technology Transfer in Taiwan under the KMT, 1949–1978”
J. Megan Greene, Associate Professor of History, University of Kansas
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

November 28
(Wednesday)

“General Instrument and the American Corporate Role in the Taiwan Miracle: A Case Study of US to ROC Tech Transfer”
James Klein, Adjunct Instructor, Savannah Technical College; Former President, American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

 

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