LITERATURE

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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