Floating Dreams in the Sea
Speaker: Syaman Rapongan - Taiwan's Ocean Literature Writer
Syaman Rapongan, a Taiwanese writer writing about ocean, Austronesian peoples, and islands in the world. Rapongan is going to share his views rooted in the tribal village, island culture and the ocean.
Rapongan was born in Lanyu (Orchid Island), an island city located in the southeastern coast of Taiwan. His works underscore the shared history of the Pacific indigenous peoples and their complex historical relationships to the waters and to the cosmic beings surrounding them. He is one of the most well-known writers of ocean in Taiwan.
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Speaker Syaman Rapongan
Moderator Claudia Kaiser