In the past five years, China and Taiwan have succeeded in stabilizing their relationship to the benefit of both. Most progress has been in the economic and cultural spheres, with political issues left aside for the moment. A recent Center for Chinese Studies conference examined how China, Taiwan and the United States view the increasingly complex trilateral relationship.
LI Ang (李昂), a prominent Taiwanese writer, investigates gender and politics in social life and literary creation, opening up new spaces of critical reflection on the question of women in literary writing.
The TUSA Ambassador Summer Scholarship Program is being offered again this year to U.S. college and university students who are interested in studying the Mandarin Chinese language during the months of July and August.
Walls, fences and being overheard beyond walls and fences were the themes of Taiwanese intellectual Lung Ying-tai's May 2 lecture, in which she invited the audience to "sit along with me at the writer's desk." The event, attended by nearly 300 people, was sponsored by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.
Scholarship program for undergrads and grads to study Mandarin in July and August 2011
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies announces the awarding of research grants in Taiwan Studies for 2010-11. Congratulations to awardees IRENA CRONIN (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures) and ANTHONY ESTES (Department of Anthropology).
The coming three years may be the best chance for mainland Chinese and Taiwanese leaders to settle their differences, says former Taiwanese Foreign Minister Hung-mao Tien.
Broadway Elementary School (Venice, California) to open a Mandarin Academy
A talk by Dafydd Fell (SOAS)
September 17, 2008
A talk by David Der-wei Wang, in the series New Directions in Taiwan Studies
View a slideshow of the 2007 International Institute Graduation Ceremony (Flash plug-in required). Speakers included retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark.
From a presentation given June 1, 2006 titled, Twenty Years after "State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle": Author's Retrospective.
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.
Taiwanese and Chinese scholars discuss the reasons for and effects of the Anti-Secession law
Allen S. Whiting analyzes alternative scenarios of where the "balance of will" between China and Taiwan may lead
Linda Jakobson explores possibilities for peaceful reconciliation
A talk by Perry Anderson.