Dissertation Scholarship Grants
To encourage domestic academic research into Taiwan literature and nurture future research professionals in the field, the NMTL offers financial grants to support master’s and PhD students who select topics in Taiwan literature for their graduate theses. Topic areas eligible for grant consideration include classical literature, modern poetry, prose, novels, theater drama, children’s literature, reportage literature, folk literature, literary history and literary criticism.
Journal of Taiwan Literary Studies
Focused on research related to Taiwan literature, this journal publishes original articles on Taiwan literature from various specialist fields. Articles include monographs, general theses and literary criticism. Every new set of research topics in each issue is designed to highlight the ongoing diversity in the field of Taiwan literary research and underscore Taiwan literature’s unique character and expression. Articles give differing perspectives to help readers better appreciate Taiwan literature and expand horizons for creativity and thought in order to further enrich and nourish local literary research.
The NMTL holds the annual “National Academic Research Seminar for Graduate Students” as a forum for literary research master’s and PhD candidates to present the results of their work and research. Also, the NMTL works with various domestic academic organizations to organize and hold relevant academic seminars on an irregular basis.
Links to Related Research
The NMTL has been developing an online “one-stop-shop”, organized by topic, to give the general public online access to a wide spectrum of research into Taiwan literature and literary topics. The links database currently taps into more than 10 online data resources.
Each year, the NMTL sponsors numerous Taiwan literature-related research projects. The focuses of such projects have included the collection & organization of historical information, the codification of reference materials, and the publication of author works. The objective of such research efforts is to provide those interested in Taiwan literature, both in Taiwan and overseas, with supporting and updated research materials.