SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

2016 SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

Speakers: Christopher Lupke, Chang Tieh-chih, Ma Shih-fang, Cora Tao, Ma Kuo Kuang, Nancy Guy, Harry Wu, Chung Chuan, Lin Chen-Yu, Dafydd Fell, Charles Chen and Chang Bi-Yu

Date: 5 July 2016Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 8 July 2016Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G3, DLT, KLT, 116 and B104

Type of Event: Summer Lecture

9th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies
倫敦亞非學院臺灣研究中心

Key Themes:

  • Protest Music in Taiwan Since 1970s.
  • Music of Luo Ta-you (羅大佑) and Lin Sheng-hsiang (林生祥)
  • Music and Politics in Taiwan
  • Anti Nuclear Movement in Taiwan Through Film Discussion and Screening of Gong Liao Ni Hao Ma? (貢寮,你好嗎?)
  • Book Launch of The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion, by Christopher Lupke
  • Documentary Screening and Discussion: Small Oyster Rock in Kezailiao (蚵子寮漁村紀事)
  • 1970s' Singer and Songwriter Movement
  • Rap in Taiwanese Political Communication
  • Research Training Seminars in Taiwan Studies
  • Documentary Screenings - Sport and Nationalism in Taiwan
2016 Summer School Music Themes

Speakers:

  • Christopher Lupke, (Washington State University)
  • Ma Shih-fang (Taiwanese Writer and DJ of New98 station)
  • Cora Tao (Taiwan Music Critic)
  • Ma Kuo Kuang (Taiwanese Writer)
  • Chang Tieh-chih (Taiwanese Writer and Critic of Cultural and Political Affairs)
  • Nancy Guy (University of California San Diego)
  • Harry Wu (University of Hong Kong)
  • Chung Chuan (Film Director)
  • Dafydd Fell (SOAS)
  • Chang Bi-yu (SOAS)
  • Charles Chen (SOAS)
  • Lin Chen-Yu (University of Liverpool)
2016 SOAS CTS Summer School Speakers

Programme:

Tuesday, 5 July 2016
Venues: G3, DLT and KLT in College Building, SOAS Russell Square Campus
Time Topic Speaker
10:00-12:00

Film Screening of Chasing the China Wind: A Musical Journey (逐風捕樂:流行中國風?) & Q&A with the Director – Lin Chen-Yu

Venue: G3

Lin Chen-Yu (林真宇)
12:00-13:00 Lunch - G3
13:00-15:00

The Sounds of Dissent: Protest Music in Taiwan Since the 1970s

Venue: DLT

Chang Tieh-chih (張鐵志)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break - DLT
15:30-17:30

Ballad of the Oppressed: Narrating the Works of Lai He through Music

Venue: DLT

Harry Wu (吳易叡)
17:30-18:00

Refreshment Break - KLT

18:00-21:00

Documentary Screening: Small Oyster Rock in Kezailiao (蚵寮漁村小搖滾) Followed by Talk and Discussion by Chang Tieh-chih

Venue: KLT

Chang Tieh-chih (張鐵志)
21:00

Reception - KLT

Wednesday, 6 July 2016
Venues: DLT and KLT in College Building, SOAS Russell Square Campus
Time Topic Speaker
09:30-11:00

Screening of Gongliao Ni Hao Ma? (貢寮你好嗎?)

Venue: DLT

11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-13:00

Talk on Gongliao Ni Hao Ma?

Venue: DLT

Christopher Lupke
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45

Music as a Prophecy of Political Change: Twenty Years of Evidence from Taiwan

Venue: DLT

Nancy Guy
15:45-16:15 Break
16:15-18:00

Feeling History Through Song: A Close Listening to Taiwan's 'Flowers in the Rainy Night'

Venue: DLT

Nancy Guy
18:00-19:00 Refreshment Break - KLT
19:00-22:00

Film Screening of Match Point《賽末點》Followed by Q&A with Director Chung Chuan (鍾權)

Venue: KLT

Chung Chuan (鍾權)

Thursday, 7 July 2016
Venue: KLT, College Building, SOAS Russell Square Campus
Time Topic Speaker(s)
09:00-11:00 No. 6 Alley 7, Chingtien Street (青田七六) (Talk Delivered in Chinese) Ma Kuo Kuang 馬國光(亮軒)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-13:15 Music of Luo Ta-you Ma Shih-fang (馬世芳)
13:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:15 Those People, Those Songs: Modern Taiwanese Folk Song Revival Movement Cora Tao (陶曉清)
16:16-16:30 Break
16.30-18.30 Music of Lin Sheng-hsiang Ma Shih-fang
18:30-19:30 Refreshment Break
19.30-21.30 Roundtable on the State of Modern Taiwanese Music Nancy Guy, Chang Tieh-chih, Ma Shih-fang, Harry Wu

Friday, 8 July 2016
Venues: B104 (Brunei Gallery), 116 and KLT (College Building) SOAS Russell Square Campus
Time Topic Speaker(s)
09:00-11:30 Theme: Tutorial sessions for post-graduate students’ presentations (I) – in Room 116 TBC
09:00-11:30 Theme: Tutorial sessions for post-graduate students’ presentations (II) – in Room B104 TBC
11:30-11:45 Break - 116
11.45-13.00 Music in Taiwanese Political Communication:Use of Rap in Taiwanese Political Communication Dafydd Fell and Charles Chen (陳以信)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Book Launch – The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion Christopher Lupke
16:30-17:00 Reception - KLT
17.00-21.00

Affair of Three Cities台北京之比賽 + Chaiwan Matchup 我們 with Q&A with Chung Chuan

Venue: KLT

Chung Chuan (鍾權)

Registration:

It is free to attend SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Programme; however you need to register to attend.

To register, please fill in the registration form.

Organiser: Centre of Taiwan Studies

Contact email: bc18@soas.ac.uk