Ho-Yi Lin(林鶴宜)

 

Department of Drama and Theatre

National Taiwan University

1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road,

Taipei, Taiwan 10617 R.O.C.

 

E-mail:lhy@ntu.edu.tw

Phone: (886-2)33663311

Fax: (886-2)23691350

 

Research Interests: Traditional Chinese Theatre; Taiwanese Theatre

 

Professional Experience:

2003-present     Professor, Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University

2017.8-2020.7  Editor in Chief  of NTU Humanitas Taiwanica (THCI Core)

2017.1-2017.7  Visiting Scholar of Harvard University, USA

2012-2015     Chair, Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University

2011.1-2011.6   Visiting Professor of Department of Chinese, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

2010.3-2018.1     Editor in Chief of Xiju-Yanjiu [Journal of Theatre Studies] (THCI Core)

2009.8-2010.1  Visiting Scholar of UC Berkeley, USA

2004-present     Chief Editor of Min-su chu-i [Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore] (THCI Core)

2003-2006         Chair, Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University

1995-2003         Associate Professor, Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University

1992-1995         Associate Professor, Department of Chinese, Tamkang University

 

Education:

July 1991         National Taiwan University. Ph.D.in Chinese Literature

June 1986      Tunghai University. M.A.in Chinese Literature

June 1983       National Cheng Kung University. B.A. in Chinese Literature

 

Awards and Honors:

2015, 2016, 2017, Recipient, Performance Bonus (Flexible Compensation)

2010 exempt from NTU faculty evaluation

2009 Fellowship for Short-term overseas research, National Science Council, Taiwan

2016 Fellowship for Short-term overseas research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

2016-2017 Senior Fulbright Research Grants.

2008, 2012, 2016, 2017  National Taiwan University Publication Award (Academic Books)

2010, 2013, 2014, 2016 National Taiwan University Publication Award (Distinguished Journals)

1998, 2000, 2003-2006, 2008-2018  Grant for individual research project, National Science Council, and Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999,  Research Grant, National Science Council, Taiwan

2001  Distinguished Teaching Award, National Taiwan University

 

Publications

(A)Articles in Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Journals (2010-2016)

1. “Oriental Improvisation Theater: Mechanism and Training of Improvisation Actors in Taiwanese Opera’s Improvisation Performance.” Taipei Theatre Journal 13 (2011/01): 65-101.

2. “The Dialectics and Innovations in the Endings of ‘Four Dreams at Lin Chuan’: From the Perspective of Narrative Formula.” Journal of Xi-Qu Studies 83(2011/06): 110-135.

3. “Improvisational Performance and Creative Involvement in Taiwanese Gezixi Opera.Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore 175 (2012/03): 109-177.

4. “’Spontaneous Performance’ in Taiwanese Opera in the Context of Improvisational Theater: Artistic Position, Research Perspective, and Dramatic Practice.” Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore 179 (2013/03): 123-184.

5. “Type and Application of Field Data of Spontaneous Performance in Taiwanese Opera.” Studies on Chinese Arts 12(2014/08):123-145.

6.Training Off-stage Musicians and Spontaneous Accompaniment Skills in Improvisational Performance in Taiwanese Ge-zi-xi Opera.” Taipei Theatre Journal 21 (2015/01):161-194.

7.On the Taiwanese Gezai Opera since 2000.” Studies of Guangdong Literature &Art 26(2015/03) :70-80.

8A Performance Repertoire-Based Investigation of Innovation in Taiwanese Folk Opera by Professional Troupes in Singapore, with Sin Sai Hong (新賽鳳) as a Case Study. Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore 191 (2016/03): 5-70.

 

 

 

(B)Books

1. Books (2010-2016)

(1) On Xiqu: from Criticism to Construction of Theory. TaipeiKuochia, 2011.9.

(2) A History of the Taiwanese Theatre, Second Edition. TaipeiNTU Press, 2015.02.

(3) Taiwanese Improvisational Theater, Performing “Living Plays.” in Gezixi. Volume I. Taipei: NTU Press. 2016.12.

(4) Taiwanese Improvisational Theater, Performing “Living Plays.” in Gezixi. Volume II. Taipei: NTU Press. 2016.12.

 

2. Books (before 2009)

(1) Studies in Types and Voices of the Late Ming Chinese Opera. Taipei: Xue-Hai, 1995.

(2) Taiwanese Opera .Taipei: Government Information Office, 2000.

(3) A History of the Taiwanese Theatre. Taipei: National Open University Press, 2003.

(4) Norms and Variants: Rethinking the Conventions of Ming anding Theatres. Taipei: Liren, 2003.

(5) Images, History, People: Vintage Photos of Taiwanese Opera. Co-authored with Hsinhsin Tsai. Yilan: National Center for Traditional Arts, 2004.

(6) Building on Fieldwork: A Historical Perspective on Taiwanese Traditional Theatre. Taipei: Daoxiang, 2007.

(7) Essays on Contemporary Taiwanese Theatre. Co-edited with Weiran Ji. Taipei: Bookman Books Co., 2008.

(8) Chen Sheng’s Performance Art and Her Times. Co-authored with Meihui Xu. TaipeiDepartment of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, 2008.

 

(C)Book Chapters (2010-2016)

1. A Century of Glory of the Formosa Theatre.” In The History of R.O.C Development: Literature and Art. ed. Feng-ming Chen, 233-266. TaipeiLinking, 2011.10.

2. A New Classical Little Theatre: The Elegance and Originality of Experimental Kunqu in Taiwan.” In Strands of Sunlight in the Courtyard, Proceedings from Kunqu and Intangible Cultural Heritage International Conference. ed. Pei-Kai Zheng, and Tian-Wei Zhao, 317-340. GuilinGuangxi Normal University Press, 2012.09.

3. “The Dialectics and Innovations in the Endings of ’The Four Dreams of Linchuan’: From the Perspective of Narrative Formula. Tang Xianzu and ’The Four Dreams of Linchuan’.edited by Ye, Chang-Hai ,Shanghai: Shanghaiguji),205-2222016.7.

 

 

Conference Presentations (2010-2016)

1. “The Dialectics and Innovations in the Endings of Four Dreams at Lin Chuan: From the Perspective of Narrative Formula.” International Conference on Tang Xianzu and ’The Four Dreams of Linchuan’. Center for Theatre and Chinese Opera Studies, Shanghai Theatre Academy. (Shanghai, China. 22-26 April, 2010).

2. “Oriental Improvisation Theater: Mechanism and Training of Improvisation Actors in Taiwanese Opera’s Improvisation Performance.” Crossovers of East and West: 2010 NTU International Theatre Conference. Dept. of Drama and Theatre, NTU. (Taipei, Taiwan. 30-31 October, 2010).

3. “Improvisational Performance and Creative Involvement in Taiwanese Gezixi Opera. (preliminary version).” The 2nd National Symposium on the Dramaturgy of Chinese Drama—2010 Cross-strait Symposium on the Dramaturgy of Chinese Drama. Dept. of Drama and Theatre, NTU & Dept. of Dramatic Literature, NACTA. (Beijing, China. 25-27 November, 2010).

4. “Improvisational Performance and Creative Involvement in Taiwanese Gezixi Opera.” The 4th Cross-Strait Conference on Chinese Verse Studies. Dept. of Chinese Literature, Shih Hsin University (Taipei, Taiwan. 6-7 May, 2011).

5. “’Spontaneous Performance’ in Taiwanese Opera in the Context of Improvisational Theatre.” The 2nd International Academic Conference on Narrative Literature and Culture. Dept. of Chinese, NTNU. (Taipei, Taiwan. 15-16 October, 2011).

6. “Italian Impromptu Comedy or Civilization Drama? A Study on the Origin of Improvisational Play in Taiwanese Opera.First Term of Aim for the Top University Plan Workshop “Multi-Nuclei and Inter-Network of Asian Arts and Culture. Graduate Institute of Art History, NTU. (Nantou, Taiwan. 16-17 January, 2012).

7. “Experimental Kunqu in Taiwan──On the Troup 1/2Q’s Production of Peach Blossom Rain.” The 6th International Conference on Chinese Kunqu, Kun Qu Art Research Center. (Suzhou, China. 29 June-02 July, 2012).

8. “Dialogue between Ideology Remnants of Asian Hegemony and Contemporariness, the Forming and Cumulation of Taiwanese Opera Repertoire. Second Term of Aim for the Top University Plan Workshop “Multi-Nuclei and Inter-Network of Asian Arts and Culture. Graduate Institute of Art History, NTU. (New Taipei City, Taiwan. 22 September, 2012).

9.How Theatre Communities Create a Golden Age in the History of Drama? The Construction of a Taiwanese Opera Troupes Database.” History, Memory, and RepresentationThe 2012 NTU International Theatre Conference. Dept. of Drama and Theatre, NTU. (Taipei, Taiwan. 20-21 October, 2012).

10.Training Off-stage Musicians and Spontaneous Accompaniment Skills in Improvisational Performance in Taiwanese Ge-zi-xi Opera.” Cross-Strait Academic Conference on Chinese Xi-Qu. College of Music, Fujian Normal University. (Fuzhou, China. 14-16 December, 2012).

11. “The Preservation and Innovation of the Declining Taiwanese Traditional Theater since 1980.” International Academic Conference on Rethinking the Classical Xiqu. Center for Ming-Qing Literature and Culture Studies, Heilongjiang University. (Harbin, China. 28-29 December, 2012).

12. “Type and Application of Field Data of Spontaneous Performance in Taiwanese Opera.” Development History of Chinese Theater and Its Genres. International Conference, Center for Theatre and Chinese Opera Studies, Shanghai Theatre Academy & Center for Chinese Xiqu Studies, Shanghai University. (Shanghai, China. 18-21 April, 2013) .

13. “Type and Application of Field Data of Improvisational Performance in Taiwanese Ge-zi Opera.Taiwan-Fujian Folk Theater International Symposium. Min-Nan Culture Studies Center, NCKU. (Tainan, Taiwan. 25-26 May, 2013).

14. “The Sin Sai Hong 新賽鳳Hokkien Opera Company: A Study on Singapore’s Reception and Development of Taiwanese Opera Repertoire.” Retrospects and Prospects of Theatre Studies in Taiwan: the International Conference. Taipei National University of the Arts. (Taipei, Taiwan. 9-11 May, 2014).

15. “Qi-Lin麒麟 Minju Company: A Study on Malaysia’s Reception and Development of Taiwanese Opera Repertoire.” Subjectivity, Textuality, and Theatrical Practice: The 2014 NTU International Conference on Theatre. Dept. of Drama and Theatre, NTU. (Taipei, Taiwan. 8-9 November, 2014).

16. “Road of Creativity of Taiwanese Traditional Theatre.” The 5th Cross Strait Conference on Dramaturgy of Chinese Opera. Dept. of Dramatic Literature, NACTA and Dept. of Drama and Theatre, NTU. (Beijing, China. 14 November, 2014).

17. “Taiwanese Opera of the New Century.” The Second Forum on the Hokkien Theater in Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong and Southeast Asia. Chinese Playwright Society, Hainan Literature and Arts Union. (Haikou, China. 12 December, 2014).

18. “Establishing the List of the Repertoires of Performing “Living Plays” in Gezixi.” International Conference in Honor of Professor Zeng Yong-Yi, Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University. (Taipei, Taiwan, 22 April, 2016)

19. “The Delivery, Transformation, and Innovation of Plebeian Aesthetics: the Play Creating of the Professional Gezixi Scenario Teller  Mei-ying Chen in Singapore.” International Conference on Faith, Folklore and Local Society. Department of Chinese Studies, National Quemoy University. (Kinmen, Taiwan, 11 November, 2016)

 

 

Courses Taught at National Taiwan University

1. Undergraduate Courses

Guided Reading of Plays (2000-2013)

Taiwanese Theatre: Traditional and Modern (2009)

Masterpieces of Chinese Drama (2000-2011)

History of Chinese Drama and Theatre (2001-2016)

2. Graduate Seminars

Readings in Chinese Dramatic Studies (2009-2016)

Chinese Dramatic Theory (2006.2008.2013)

Critical Readings of Chinese Drama (1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016)

 Seminar on the History of Taiwanese Theatre (2006)

 Folk Improvisational Theatre in Taiwan (2008)

 Research Methodology (1996-2016)

History and Theories of Taiwanese Drama and Theatre (2015)