BUCSA Taiwan Forum: Chang Shan-nan presentation on Taiwan Museums in the 21st C. (Apr. 8, 2019)

The Boston University Center for the Study of Asia’s Taiwan Forum Series, East Asian Archaeology Forum, and the CAS Archaeology Program are very pleased to present

Prof. CHANG Shan-nan 張善楠

Adjunct Professor, National Taipei University of Education, former Director of the Taiwan National Museum of Prehistory, and former Director of the Cultural Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston

Diversity, Accessibility, and Inclusion: Academic and Public Partnerships in Museum Strategies in 21st Century Taiwan

Monday, April 8, 2019 from 4-5:30 pm

at the Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road, Boston University

A reception will follow the presentation/discussion

About the Speaker:

Dr. Chang Shan-nan 張善楠 has extensive academic, research, and administrative experience relating to cultural heritage education and outreach. He rose in the professorial ranks at National Taitung University from 1994 to 2001, and undertook research as a Visiting Scholar at Penn State University from 2001 to 2003. He served as Director of the Cultural Division in the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Boston from 2003 to 2009, and in the international exchanges office of the Taiwan Ministry of Education from 2009 to 2011. He then served for six years as Director of Taiwan’s main anthropology museum, the National Museum of Prehistory and Culture 國立史前文化博物館 in Taitung, located on Taiwan’s southeast coast. Since 2017, Dr. Chang has taught at the National Taipei University of Education.


The Taiwan Forum series is supported by the Taiwan Ministry of Education and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Boston, and the East Asian Archaeology Forum (EAAF) is supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities. We are most grateful for the continuing support of both of these offices.