Liu Presents on Identification of Taiwan with China

Written by Laura Paskin
May 13, 2014

Professor Frank Cheng-shan Liu presents “Are We One Family? The Taiwanese State, National, Cultural, and Civil Identification with “China” on May 21. Liu teaches at the Institute of Political Science at National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan, and is a visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley.

Liu focuses his research on Taiwanese politics, public opinion and political behavior, and political communication. His works have appeared in the Journal of East Asian Studies, Advances in Complex Systems, International Political Science Review, and Asian Survey. His recent projects focus on the preferences of independent voters and the theorization of political identity.

Using original survey data, Professor Liu will speak about the changes and continuities in the Taiwanese state, national, cultural, and civil identification with "China.”  His research will shed light on Taiwan's identity politics and political future.

“Are We One Family?” is scheduled for 12:30 p.m., May 21, 2014, in Pigott 103.

This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, Political Science, and International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Global Engagement.

The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 41 undergraduate major degrees, 36 minors, and 6 master’s degrees.