05 Aug NorITS Taiwan On-Air podcast: ‘Queering the Anthropocene in Taiwan Sci-fi with LGBTQ writer Chi Ta-wei’
NorITS Taiwan On-Air podcast:
‘Queering the Anthropocene in Taiwan Sci-fi with LGBTQ writer Chi Ta-wei’
A new episode of Taiwan On-Air 空中直播台灣 has been released!
In this episode, we have the pleasure to have Mr Chi Ta-wei, a renowned Taiwanese writer, talk about his acclaimed LGBTQ+ novel, The Membranes. Chi reviews this work which was published in the 90s and provides his reflection on how to re-read the novel in the context of the Anthropocene. We also chat about the influence of Japanese manga and anime on his Sci-fi world-creating and his view on contemporary speculative fiction. Chi further shares with us his thoughts on the next generation of Taiwanese sci-fi novelists.
Taiwan On-Air is a podcast series created by the Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies at the University of Central Lancashire.