dj hatfield is associate professor of history and anthropology in the liberal arts department of the berklee college of music in boston. a sociocultural anthropologist and sound installation artist, hatfield’s ongoing academic projects include accidental cosmopolitans: far ocean fishing and ironies of indigenous placemaking in taiwan. he is also the author of several articles on taiwanese popular culture and the appearance of indigeneity in taiwan after martial law, other works on taiwanese religious practice, and the book length monograph taiwanese pilgrimage to china: ritual, complicity, community. in addition to his academic work, hatfield brews beer, sings from old tunebooks, and hangs out with a variety of musicians on taiwan. this blog is a combination of a few of hatfield’s academic and non-academic interests

back up (well, in a different place)

大家早就注意到, 部落格出問題,其實嚴重到我沒有辦法救回來,還是要讓它成為一個文獻庫…之類的

well, the original blog is busted beyond repair. so i’m starting a new blog here. if you want to read the old posts, do go to


會有caraw。冰箱 的生活 (瑜珈在內), hatfield教授對教學的疑慮,DJ在台灣聲音景觀以外的寫作,以及阿德廚藝分享部分!

but the material here will be a bit mixed: there will be some rants and observations about life and maybe yoga, thoughts and worries about teaching, some of my writing outside of the taiwan soundscapes work, and a bit about cooking and brewing. for ongoing work on taiwan soundscapes, visit