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Traversing the Historical Resonances of Taiwanese Opera

Tsai Hsin Hsin,Fulbright scholar-in-residence of Harvard University will lecture on the influence of Taiwanese opera in various media.

February 16, 2011 12:15pm to 1:00pm

This talk discusses the influence of Taiwanese opera in various media -- radio broadcasts, television, and film -- on the evolution of Taiwanese politics, economics, society and culture. Tsai Hsin Hsin has engaged in oral histories of performers, researched playbills, records, and advertisements, and combed through newspapers, gazetteers and other historical documents to develop a multi-faceted picture of the evolution of Taiwanese opera over the past century.

The lecture will be in Mandarin without interpretation.