Category Archives: My Grad School Life

A Happy Chinese New Year

It is difficult to pass the Chinese New Year without celebrating it in Seoul — or in Taiwan or China, I presume, which makes me realize that Japan had gone a little too far abandoning this custom in the Meiji … Continue reading

Posted in My Grad School Life, Research, Travel

What I am doing in Taiwan

One and half months ago when I arrived in Taiwan, I had no idea where I would be picking a case from. One month into my research here, I was at the peak of uncertainty — I could not find … Continue reading

Posted in History, My Grad School Life, Research, Taiwan

Keeping the Spirit Up

I think I have been doing a great job keeping my spirit up lately. I exercise a lot. I give myself a good amount of time to relax after working hard. Having a partner and good friends around helps. It … Continue reading

Posted in Academic, My Grad School Life