LITERATURE

(中文) 臺灣文學館受贈《文薈》雜誌,華文作家協會王鼎鈞等文學前輩齊聚臺北經文處觀禮

8月21日下午兩點半,華文作家協會會長趙俊邁先生將全套《文薈》雜誌捐贈國立臺灣文學館,由駐紐約臺北文化中心主任游淑靜代表受贈。資深作家王鼎鈞、趙淑俠、趙淑敏、施叔青、周勻之,以及已故文學批評家夏志清先生的夫人王洞女士均蒞臨臺北經文處發表感言,現場並有數十位文友出席觀禮,場面溫馨。   北美華文作家協會成立於1990年,在美加地區共有26個分會約2,000名會員;文學前輩琦君、夏志清、王鼎鈞、鄭愁予、趙淑俠、趙淑敏……等,皆為該協會的會員。《文薈》雜誌即為北美華文作家協會的會刊,2003年由該會秘書長石語年女士獨力編輯出版,以雙月刊的形式發行;係華語文學中水準甚高之純文學刊物。知名作家夏志清、王鼎鈞、馬克任、劉墉、趙淑俠、趙淑敏、叢甦、張純英、周芬娜,以及紐約作家協會會員、社區文友……等,皆曾在這本雙月刊中留下其雋永之作。從黑白到彩色印刷,《文薈》雙月刊見證了北美華文創作的時代變遷,自2003年至2009年9月,在《文薈》出版長達6年的時間裡,共計出版33期。值得一提的是,趙俊邁先生並在捐贈典禮中捐出夏志清先生與琦君女士與趙會長談論《文薈》雜誌的書信手稿,是難能可貴的海外華文文學珍貴史料。   多年以來,《文薈》創辦人石語年女士為在僑社推行華語文學,除致力協會會務,並於2006年創辦文藝講習班「文薈教室」,為學員講授小說、散文、詩、書法、繪畫……等等,為僑社地區開啟文學藝術之風。在石女士於2014年9月辭世後,為紀念她對海外華語文學推廣的貢獻,北美華文作家協會特將全套完整蒐藏的《文薈》雙月刊贈予「國立台灣文學館」,除豐富了該館有關海外文學創作館藏,更為臺灣文學研究提供了一份不可多得的文獻。   文化部所屬國立臺灣文學館為臺灣第一座國家級的文學博物館,除扮演蒐藏、保存及研究臺灣文學的角色外,10餘年來更透過展覽、活動、推廣教育等方式,使文學能親近民眾,帶動文化發展。

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Poetry event by Zheng Chouyu tour to New York (May 1-5)

Taipei Cultural Center is pleased to announce that our “When Modern Chinese Poetry Meets Music: Talk by Poet Zheng Chouyu” event will come to New York City from May 1 to 5. Prof. Zheng is a famous poet from Taiwan and had taught at Yale University from the seventies until 2004. There have been many translations of his poems which also feature in school text books in Taiwan and Hong Kong. His works are praised as the most successful combination of classical Chinese imagery with European Modernism. In this event, Prof Zheng will talk about the development of modern Chinese poetry and the connection between his poetry and music. Free admission. RSVP required. Please register here. (Please do not reply to this email.) Time: 2pm, May 5 Venue: Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office, (1 E42nd Street, NY, NY10017)

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2012 TAIWAN DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING TOUR

April 1-2 Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies S010 & S030 Tsai Auditorium S010 & S030 Tsai Auditorium April 4-6 Taiwan Academy in New York 1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 Tel: 212.697.6188 Web: www.tpecc.org April 10-11 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, contact Professor Weijie Song 43 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ April 12-13 University of Pennsylvania, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations Center for East Asian Studies 847 Williams Hall, 255 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 Tel: 215.898.7466 Web: www.sas.upenn.edu/ealc April 16-17 Duke University Griffith Theatre (Bryan University Center) Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Program in the Arts of the Moving Image 2204 Erwin Road, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708 Tel: 919.668.2603 Web: asianmideast.duke.edu Since taking on the biennial Taiwan International Documentary Festival(TIDF) in 2006, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts has been committed to promoting documentary films and presenting the film genre to the general public with excellent results and feedback. In 2012, Taipei Cultural Center collaborates with the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts to introduce and share outstanding documentaries by touring the winner and nominated films of Taiwanese directors at …

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2012 TAIWANESE LITERATURE FILM SCREENING TOUR

September 28 New York University Department of East Asian Studies 41 East 11th Street, 7th Fl, New York, NY 10003 Tel: 212.998.7620 Web: www.nyu.edu September 29-30 Taiwan Academy in New York 1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 Tel: 212.697.6188 Web: www.tpecc.org September 30 Hanlin Chinese culture Associatio Tel: 302.690.0347 Web: hanlincca.org October 1-2 The University of Scranton Philosophy Department and Asian Studies 800 Linden St., Scranton, PA 18510 Tel: 570.941.7400 Web: www.scranton.edu October 2 Cornell University East Asia Program 410 Thurston Ave, Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14850-2488 Tel: 607.255.6222 Web: eap.einaudi.cornell.edu October 4-5 Trinity University Modern Language Department and Music Department One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200 Tel: 1800.874.6489 Mail: web@trinity.edu October 6 Chinese Writers of North America, Houston Chapter Tel: 281.265.3584 Mail: candsliu@gmail.com This year, the Taipei Cultural Center and National Museum of Taiwan Literature are proud to present the first-ever U.S. film series to showcase films based on works of fiction by Taiwanese authors. Showings of Jade Love , The Moon Also Rises, and The Song of Cha-tian Mountain ?based on works by Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai, Ang Li, and Chao-cheng Chung respectively?will be followed by a discussion with Pai, Li, and the director Yu-shan Huang, intended to deepen American viewers’ understanding of the films and widen their …

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