Radio New Bloom

Radio New Bloom #16: Namoh Nofu Pacidal on Pangcah Feminisms

For this installment of Radio New Bloom, we present a live recording from our talk with Namoh Nofu Pacidal on April 16, 2021, "On Pangcah Feminisms." This episode is primarily in Mandarin and is the fourth episode of our current season, coming one day after Indigenous Peoples Day in Taiwan and before our talk on Sunday about the five year anniversary of Tsai Ing-wen's apology to Indigenous on behalf of the ROC state...

Radio New Bloom #15: Chi Ta-wei on Taiwanese and Asian American Queer Literature

For the latest installment of Radio New Bloom, Sheng Kao spoke with Chi Ta-wei, a teacher and scholar of queer literature at National Cheng Chi University. We speak with him about his introduction to Ocean Vuong's On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous and the recent English translation of his novel, The Membranes. This is the third episode of our current season...

Radio New Bloom #12: Catherine Chou on Misinformation about the American Presidential Election in Taiwan

For this week’s installment of Radio New Bloom, editor Garrett Dee spoke with Gatherine Chou, a professor of medieval and early modern history at Grinnell College, and a prominent online advocate for Taiwan. We spoke about perceptions of the American presidential election in Taiwan and among Taiwanese diasporic communities and the effects of misinformation about the election on individuals of different generation...

Radio New Bloom #7: Ties Between Palau and Taiwan in the Time of the Coronavirus

For this special installment of Radio New Bloom, hosted by New Bloom editor Garrett Dee, we spoke with Palau-based journalist Bernadette Carreon about responses to COVID-19 in Palau, and aid from Taiwan to Palau regarding efforts to fight COVID-19, particularly regarding attempts by the Taiwanese government to export its model of dealing with public health issues to other countries...