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  1. Week 3 – 23, 27 Sept 2019 Introduction: Taiwan in the Asia Pacific 2 items
    1. Required Reading 1 item
      1. Taiwan's gift to the world - Jared M. Diamond 2000-2

        Article Core Nature 403 (2000): 709-710

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
      1. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. Taiwan: a new history | Chapter 1 Ronald G Knapp, The Shaping of Taiwan’s Landscapes pp 3-26 - Murray A. Rubinstein c2007

          Book Further Read: Chapter 1 Ronald G Knapp, The Shaping of Taiwan’s Landscapes pp 3-26 Digitisation available via "VIEW ONLINE" link

  2. Week 4 – 30 Sept, 04 Oct 2019 (Niki) Austronesian Taiwan 8 items
    1. Required Reading 1 item
      1. Austronesian Taiwan : Linguistics, History, Ethnology and Prehistory / edited by Blundell, David 2012

        Book Core Read: Bellwood, Peter, 'Formosan Prehistory and Austronesian Dispersal', pp 336-65.

    2. Additional Reading 5 items
      1. Wangka - Edwin B. Doran December 1981 (Paperback)

        Book Core

      2. The Austronesians: historical and comparative perspectives - Australian National University. Comparative Austronesian Project 2006, ©2006

        Book Core

      3. Origins, ancestry and alliance: explorations in Austronesian ethnography - Clifford Sather, James J. Fox, Australian National University. Department of Anthropology, Australian National University. Comparative Austronesian Project 2006

        Book Core

      4. Islanders: the Pacific in the age of empire - Nicholas Thomas 2010

        Book Core

    3. Further Readings 2 items
      1. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. China's island frontier: studies in the historical geography of Taiwan - Ronald G. Knapp, Association of American Geographers c1980

          Book Further Read: Chapter 1: Wen-Hsiung Hsu, 'From Aboriginal Land to Chinese Frontier: The development of Taiwan before 1683', pp3-29, digitisation available via "VIEW ONLINE" link.

  3. Week 5 – 07, 11 Oct 2019 (Niki) First Encounters: The Colonisation of Taiwan 8 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. The origins of the modern world: a global and environmental narrative from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century - Robert Marks 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Read Chapter 3: Empires, States, and the New World, 1500–1775, pp. 67-97.

    2. Further Readings 6 items
      1. Taiwan : a political history - Denny Roy 2003

        Book Further

      2. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. Statecraft and political economy on the Taiwan frontier, 1600-1800 - John Robert Shepherd c1993

          Book Further Read Chapter 2: Aboriginal Taiwan in the Early Seventeenth Century, pages 27-46. Digitisation available via the "VIEW ONLINE" LINK.

      3. Austronesian Taiwan : Linguistics, History, Ethnology and Prehistory / edited by Blundell, David 2012

        Book Further Read: Natalie Everts, Jacob Lamay Taywan, 'An indigenous Formosan who became an Amsterdam citizen', pp. 153-159

      4. Taiwan: a new history - Murray A. Rubinstein c2007

        Book Further Read: John E. Wills Jr., 'The Seventeenth-Century Transformation: Taiwan Under the Dutch and the Cheng Regime', pp. 84-106

      5. Taiwan: a new history - Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang 2015, ©2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Suggested for student purchase Read: John E. Wills Jr., 'The Seventeenth-Century Transformation: Taiwan Under the Dutch and the Cheng Regime', pp. 84-106

      6. Taiwan: a new history - Murray A. Rubinstein c2007

        Book Suggested for student purchase Read: John E. Wills Jr., 'The Seventeenth-Century Transformation: Taiwan Under the Dutch and the Cheng Regime', pp. 84-106

  4. Week 6 – 14, 18 Oct 2019 (Niki) Imagined Geography: Becoming East Asia 5 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Benedict R. O'G. Anderson 2016

        Book Core Pages 113-140

      2. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Benedict Anderson 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Pages 113-140

      3. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. Taiwan's imagined geography: Chinese colonial travel writing and pictures, 1683-1895 - Emma Teng 2005

          Book Further Read: Chapter 5: Emma Jinhua Teng, 'The Raw and the Cooked: Classifying Taiwan’s Land and Natives', pp. 122-48 Digitised chapter available via "VIEW ONLINE" link.

    2. Further Readings 1 item
  5. Week 7 – Reflection Week 0 items
  6. Week 8 – 28 Oct, 01 Nov 2019 (Niki) Legacies of Colonialism 13 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. Becoming "Japanese": colonial Taiwan and the politics of identity formation - Leo T. S. Ching c2001

          Book Core Read pages Chapter 4: 133-173: From Mutineers to Volunteers: The Musha Uprising and Aboriginal Representations of Savagery and Civility, Digitisation available via "VIEW ONLINE" link.

    2. Further Readings 11 items
      1. Taiwan: a new history - Murray A. Rubinstein c2007

        Book Further Read: Harry J. Lamely, ‘Taiwan Under Japanese Rule, 1895-1945: The vicissitudes of colonialism’, pp. 201-60

      2. Taiwan: a new history | ebook - Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      3. Taiwan : a political history - Denny Roy 2003

        Book Further Read pages 32-55

      4. Maritime Taiwan: historical encounters with the East and the West | ebook - Shih-shan Henry Tsai 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read pages 63-86.

      5. Digitised Resources 1 item
        1. Among the Headhunters of Formosa - Janet B. McGovern December 31, 1997 (Hardcover)

          Book Further Read Chapter 2: Impressions at First Hand, pages 36-68, digitisation available via "VIEW ONLINE" link.

      6. Sorceress Diguwan (Damalagaw Series) - Badai 2013

        Book Further Read pages 85-100

      7. Nationalist thought and the colonial world: a derivative discourse? - Partha Chatterjee 1993

        Book Further

  7. Week 9 – 04, 08 Nov 2019 (Niki) Film Screening: Cape No. 7 (2008), dir. Wei Te-sheng 0 items
  8. Week 10 – 11, 15 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Inclusion/Exclusion – Indigeneity and the Nation-State 10 items
    1. Further Readings 8 items
      1. Politics in the vernacular: nationalism, multiculturalism, and citizenship - Will Kymlicka, ProQuest (Firm) 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      2. Remains of life: a novel | ebook - Michael Berry, Wu Wu He 2017, ©2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

  9. Week 11 – 18, 22 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Writing from the Periphery – Postcolonial Taiwan in Literature 8 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. The Man with the Compound Eyes - Wu Ming-Yi 2014

        Book Core

      2. Remains of life: a novel | ebook - Michael Berry, Wu Wu He 2017, ©2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Core

      3. Green Island (Please Use This Code.) - Shawna Yang Ryan 2017

        Book Core

    2. Further Readings 5 items
  10. Week 12 – 25, 29 Nov. 2019 (Tihan) Political Voices of the Youth – From Strawberries to Sunflowers 11 items
    1. Required Readings: 2 items
    2. Further readings: 9 items
      1. Democracy in Action - Ya-Chung Chuang 09/2004

        Article Further

  11. Week 13 – 02, 06 Dec. 2019 (Tihan) Film Screening: GF*BF (2012), dir. Yang Ya-che Lecture: Film Discussion 0 items
  12. Week 14 – 09, 13 Dec. 2019 (Tihan) LGBTQ Politics – A Leading Country for the Future in Asia 11 items
    1. Required readings: 3 items
    2. Further readings: 8 items
      1. Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan - Hans Tao-Ming Huang 2011

        Book Further pages -1-31, 53-83, 143-173

      2. Alifu. Magnifique Creative Media Production - Wang Yu-lin 2017

        Audio-visual document Further

      3. Girlfriend, Boyfriend. . Atom Cinema - Ya-che Yang 2012

        Audio-visual document Further

      4. Cape No 7 (2008) All Region - Chie Tanaka, Min-Hsiung Van FanTe-Sheng Wei

        Audio-visual document Further

  13. Week 18 – 06, 10 Jan. 2020 - Seminar: Drop-in Session 0 items