• Chiang Kai-shek Memorial

Gateway to Taiwan

» Gateway to Taiwan

+ - Study in Taiwan

Semester Study Abroad at Feng Chia University

Spring 2019 applications are open! Attend a First Steps session by May 1 and complete an application by May 4. Courses in English:

  • AACSB Accredited—Upper and lower-division business courses
  • Chinese language and Asian studies courses

Taiwan Summer Travel Course: CHIN 101A, 102A, 201A, 301A, 399A: Chinese, Culture and Society

July 8-28, 2018. Apply by March 27, 2018 on the Global Gateway.

For additional information, contact: Professor I-Ting Chao chao@chapman.edu Roosevelt Hall # 261

Take Mandarin and culture courses including Chinese calligraphy, Chinese lanterns, Chop Engraving, Sun Cake Making, Chinese Kung Fu, and more! All students are paired with a local buddy from Feng Chia University. Participate in excursions around Taipei, National Palace Museum, Wanhua Longshan Temple, DaKeng Hiking Trails, Taichung Art Museum Parkway, Feng Chia night market, and more!

Watch this video below made by a student on the Taiwan Travel Course in Summer 2017:

+ - Taiwanese Events at Chapman

  • Taiwanese Cultural Fair: Thursday, April 12, 2018 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Attallah Piazza.Experience authentic Taiwanese food, play games and enjoy cultural performances

  • Taiwan and the World Conference: Wednesday, April 18, 9:30-5:30 p.m., BK404. Panel topics include: Taiwan and the United States, Cross-Strait Relations between China and Taiwan, and Taiwan and Business. Drop in any time.  

  • Taiwanese Dance Performance: Tuesday, May 22, 6-9 p.m., Memorial Hall. Celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week of Orange County with the Da-Guan Dance Theater from the National Taiwan University of Arts. Free! 

    Taiwan Treats Student Taiwanese art Taiwan dance performance  

+ - Past Taiwanese Events

119th LA Golden Dragon Parade, February 2018

In celebrating over one hundred years of tradition, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles presented the 119th Annual Golden Dragon Parade. With over thousands of individuals lining the parade route and thousands viewing the telecast each year, this colorful celebration along North Broadway in Chinatown, Los Angeles has become the premiere cultural event in the Southern California Asian-American Community.

Splendor of Taiwan, May 2017Taiwan Dance

The Da-Guan Dance Theater from the from the National Taiwan University of Arts presented "Splendor of Taiwan," on Tuesday, May 16, 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall Auditorium. Attendees were treated to a celebration of Taiwanese Heritage Week through cultural performances. This event was co-sponsored by the Department of Dance and Department of World Languages.

Enchanting Taiwan, April 2012

The Chapman community discovered the culture, beauty and folk customs of Taiwan through the unique photo exhibition, Enchanting Taiwan. 

Individuals gained a deeper understanding of Taiwan nature and culture through photography. These 30 pieces are from Taiwan's top photographers, bringing the viewer closer to a unique perspective of Taiwan. Viewers saw a new perspective on the scenery, folk customs, and cultural diversity of this magnificent landscape.

At the start of this exhibit, the Center for Global Education, Leatherby Libraries, Taiwan Academy, and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles invited the Chapman community to a grand opening cultural event on April 19. This included Taiwanese folk dance and song, Taiwan Puppetry art, and partaking in KINETIC Tai Chi Chuan, Chinese paper art, and Chinese brush calligraphy and painting. Speakers were on-hand to welcome the Chapman community and discuss the importance of Taiwan culture and art.