The University of Washington Taiwan Studies Program is delighted to welcome Ellen Chang（張雅倫）as the first director of our Arts and Culture Program.
Ellen is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Washington. She holds M.A. degrees in Cinema Studies from both NYU and Ohio University, and a B.A. in English from National Central University (Taiwan). Ellen has held a variety of educational, curatorial, editorial, and programming positions that intersect the fields of literature, cinema, film, and East Asian arts and culture.
The Arts and Culture Program, supported by the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will offer a variety of public events for local, regional, and national audiences. Ellen will begin in her new role at the start of the 2021-22 academic year, and will also offer a Taiwan Studies course through the Jackson School of International Studies.