Spotlights on Taiwanese America
  • Perspectives from our Community
    • [UPDATED] Taiwan’s Sunflower Student Movement

      As the events of the Sunflower Student Movement unfold in Taiwan, we’ve compiled what we hope to be a comprehensive resource of up-to-date articles, analysis, live feeds, social media, and photos and footage of the [...]

    • A Taiwanese American Look at the Sunflower Movement

      Let me paint a picture. The golden age of the American economy, where the US was the uncontested global hegemon after the Second World War, tripped over itself in the 1970s. Inflation, unemployment, and income inequality all rose significantly in the coming decades, contributing to what sociologists call the Great U-Turn, in reference to the receding of hard-earned social progress.

    • Travel to Taiwan! A Lunar New Year 2014 Edition

      This past Lunar New Year 2014, staffers-at-large Eric Kao and Kristina Lin made it their mission to hit up iconic and “hidden gem” destinations around Taipei. Below are some of the photos and moments from those adventures …

    • Reflections on 228

      To strangers who don’t know the history, 228 is just a bunch of numbers.  However, 228 actually refers to February, 28, 1947. It marks the date of the massacre of around 30,000 people and the [...]

    • Film Review: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

      Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? is Taiwanese American writer-director Arvin Chen’s second feature film. His first feature, Au Revoir Taipei, was a whimsical romantic comedy packed with antics and an endearing spree around the [...]

    • Making History Happen

      By Felicia Lin
      When I first heard about Su Beng, a lifelong Taiwan independence activist, former undercover Chinese Communist agent, would be assassin of Chiang Kai-shek, historian and author of Taiwan’s 400 Years of History, in [...]