Taiwan in the Balance

Program Start Date: Apr 24 2018

Location: Seattle, WA

Although Taiwan is a small island of 23 million people today, its history is rich with themes that illuminate and contribute to our understanding of major historical issues such as migration, colonialism, industrialization, ethnicity and identity, the Cold War, and democratization. Its unresolved status as a “state” inserts Taiwan into larger conflicts between the US and China, where it serves as a potential hot spot for global conflict.

Write About Asia Spring 2018 series

Program Start Date: Mar 31 2018

“Write about Asia” was offered by the East Asia Resource Center in conjunction with the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas Saturday University Lecture Series. It was facilitated by Mary Barber Roberts. This past series was titled, “Asian Textiles Across Time and Place”. This series was inspired by the “amazing array of textile arts, textile manufacturing and fashion originating from Asia” being “shared globally in new ways” (excerpts from the Gardner Center Website).