Wen-Hsun Chang

Wen-Hsun Chang

Director of National Taiwan University Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature

Graduated from National Taiwan University Department of Chinese Literature and Ph. D. from The University of Tokyo.
Current Director and Associate Professor of Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature at National Taiwan University. Research field includes: Modern Japanese Literature and Taiwan, Japanese Colonial Period Taiwan Literature and History of Taiwan. Dr. Chang is also involved in translation of Modern Japanese Literature, recent works, in 2019, include: From 「Exotic」 to 「Literati consciousness」 - The study of Sato Haruo’s 「Sino-Hobby」 and the award winning work by Ai Maeda in 1983.

14:30 - 16:00

Prose and the Re-Modernisation of Modern Taiwan


How did the diverse prose that flourishes today in literature once set its roots to grow into today’s position in Taiwan? We invite you to follow in the footsteps of Professor Yang Chia-Hsien and Director Chang Wen-Hsun as they trace the flow and evolution of prose in literary history.


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