far oceaning and imagined communities

although our sinophone neighbors hardly ever mention far oceaning, unless they have connections to tungkang or kaohsiung’s caoya harbor, far ocean narratives did enter into national imaginations as well as Continue Reading →

chiang gone, and confucius in the corner

the appearance of malikoda in public representations of taiwan resonates with a broader movement toward a multicultural public sphere. as i have noted elsewhere (see, for example hatfield 2008), democratization Continue Reading →