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

      Article Core Nature 403 (2000): 709-710

  2. Week 3 – 23, 27 Sept 2019 Introduction: Taiwan in the Asia Pacific - Additional Readings 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

  3. Week 4 – 30 Sept, 04 Oct 2019 (Niki) Austronesian Taiwan - 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.

  4. Week 4 – 30 Sept, 04 Oct 2019 (Niki) Austronesian Taiwan - Additional Reading 7 items
    1. Wangka: Austronesian canoe origins - Jr Doran, Edwin 2000

      Book Core

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

      Book Core

    3. The Austronesians: historical and comparative perspectives - Peter S. Bellwood, James J. Fox, D. T. Tryon, Australian National University. Comparative Austronesian Project 1995

      Book Core

    4. 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

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

      Book Core

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

      Book Core

  5. Week 4 – 30 Sept, 04 Oct 2019 (Niki) Austronesian Taiwan - Further Readings 2 items
    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.

  6. Week 5 – 07, 11 Oct 2019 (Niki) First Encounters: The Colonisation of Taiwan - 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.

  7. Week 5 – 07, 11 Oct 2019 (Niki) First Encounters: The Colonisation of Taiwan - Further Readings 6 items
    1. Taiwan : a political history - Denny Roy 2003

      Book Further

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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.

  8. Week 6 – 14, 18 Oct 2019 (Niki) Imagined Geography: Becoming East Asia - Required Reading 4 items
    1. Positioning Taiwan in a global context: being and becoming - Bi-yu Chang, Pei-yin Lin 2019

      Book 

    2. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Benedict R. O'G. Anderson 2016

      Book Core Pages 113-140

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

      Book Core Pages 113-140

  9. Week 6 – 14, 18 Oct 2019 (Niki) Imagined Geography: Becoming East Asia - Further Readings 3 items
    1. Is Taiwan Chinese?: the impact of culture, power, and migration on changing identities - Melissa J. Brown 2004

      Book Further Read pages 66-134

    2. 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.

  10. Week 7 – Reflection Week 0 items
  11. Week 8 – 28 Oct, 01 Nov 2019 (Niki) Legacies of Colonialism - Required Reading 2 items
    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.

  12. Week 8 – 28 Oct, 01 Nov 2019 (Niki) Legacies of Colonialism - 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. Among the head-hunters of Formosa - Janet B. Montgomery McGovern 2017

      Book Further Read chapter 2: Impressions at First Hand, pp 36-68

    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

  13. Week 9 – 04, 08 Nov 2019 (Niki) Film Screening: Cape No. 7 (2008), dir. Wei Te-sheng 0 items
  14. Week 10 – 11, 15 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Inclusion/Exclusion – Indigeneity and the Nation-State: Required Reading 2 items
  15. Week 10 – 11, 15 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Inclusion/Exclusion – Indigeneity and the Nation-State - Further Readings 9 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

  16. Week 11 – 18, 22 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Writing from the Periphery – Postcolonial Taiwan in Literature - Required Reading 3 items
    1. The man with the compound eyes - Ming-Yi Wu 2014

      Book Core

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

      Book Core

    3. Green Island - Shawna Yang Ryan 2016

      Book Core

  17. Week 11 – 18, 22 Nov 2019 (Tihan) Writing from the Periphery – Postcolonial Taiwan in Literature - Further Readings 5 items
  18. Week 12 – 25, 29 Nov. 2019 (Tihan) Political Voices of the Youth – From Strawberries to Sunflowers - Required Readings: 2 items
  19. Week 12 – 25, 29 Nov. 2019 (Tihan) Political Voices of the Youth – From Strawberries to Sunflowers - Further readings: 9 items
    1. Democracy in Action - Ya-Chung Chuang 09/2004

      Article Further

  20. Week 13 – 02, 06 Dec. 2019 (Tihan) Film Screening: GF*BF (2012), dir. Yang Ya-che Lecture: Film Discussion 0 items
  21. Week 14 – 09, 13 Dec. 2019 (Tihan) LGBTQ Politics – A Leading Country for the Future in Asia - Required readings: 3 items
  22. Week 14 – 09, 13 Dec. 2019 (Tihan) LGBTQ Politics – A Leading Country for the Future in Asia - 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 = 여친남친 - Ya-che Yang 2012 (videorecording)

      Book Further

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

      Audio-visual document Further

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