Chia-Li Chen

Education:PhD, Museum Studies, University of Leicester
Research Interests::Folk Craft Aesthetic, Folklore Studies, Traditional Arts Contact Me:
chiali21@hotmail.com

Biography

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Chia-Li Chen is the director of the Graduate Institute of Museum Studies at the Taipei National University of the Arts. She received her PhD in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. She is the author of Museums and Cultural Identities: Learning and Recollection in Local Museums in Taiwan (VDM Verlag) and has published some English papers in journals and edited books such as Re-presenting Disability, Displaced Heritage and Museum Revolutions. She is also a consultant of the National 228 Memorial Museum and a member of editorial board of several journals, including Museology Quarterly (Taiwan), Journal of Shanghai Science & Technology Museum (China) and Museum Worlds (U.K.). Her research interests focus on three main areas: museums and contemporary social issues, especially the engagement and representation of the disabled and minority groups, museum, traumatic memories and human rights, and the history of community and literature museums.

Teaching

Research Methodology
Fieldwork and Conservation of Folklore
Studies on the Aesthetics of Traditional Arts

Teaching Resources

Teaching Blog of Research Methods in Museum Studies
http://blog.roodo.com/chiali021

Teaching Blog of Seminars on Museum Education
http://blog.roodo.com/chiali21

Projects

Research Projects
2013/8-2014/7 Representation/De-stigmatization: Study on Exhibitions of Mental Illness.The National Science Council (NSC 102-2410-H-119-009).
2012/8-2013/7 The Interaction between the Museum and Visitors with Mental Disorders: Case Studies of the U.K. and Taiwan II. The National Science Council (NSC 101-2410-H-119-006).
2011/8-2012/7 The Interaction between the Museum and Visitors with Mental Disorders: Case Studies of the U.K. and Taiwan I. The National Science Council (NSC 100-2410-H-119-010).
2010/8-2011/7 A Study on Influences of Literature Text, Exhibition & Sound Element on Visitors’ Museum Experience (NSC 99-2410-H-119-005).
2009/8-2010/7 A Study of the Application of Sound Archive in the Literature Museum. The National Science Council (NSC 98-2410-H-119-007).
2005/8-2006/7 Museums and Traumatic Memories. The National Science Council (NSC 94-2411-H-026-004).
2004/8-2005/7 The Role of the Museum in Promoting Social Inclusion: Case Studies in the U.K. and Taiwan. The National Science Council (NSC 93-2411-H-026-003).

Publications

English Journal Articles
2012 Representing and Interpreting Traumatic History: A Study of Visitor Comment Books at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Museum Management and Curatorship, 27(4): 375-392.
2003 Interpreting History: Adults’ Learning in the Taipei 228 Memorial Museum. Museological Review 9: 16-29.
2002 The Museum in Transition: Community Involvement in North East Taiwan. Museological Review 8: 37-50

Book & Book chapter
2010 Museums and Cultural Identities: Learning and Recollection in Local Museums in Taiwan. Saarbrucken: VDM Publishing House.
2014 “Trauma, Knowledge and Memories: Exhibition and Interpretation at the 921 Earthquake Education Park” In Displaced Heritage. Chapter: pp. ed. Peter Davis. (forthcoming)
2010 “Gaze, Disability and Human Rights in Taiwan: The Losheng Story Museum”In Re-resenting Disability. Chapter 17: pp.244-256. ed. Richard Sandell. London: Routledge, pp. 244-256.
2007 “Museums and the Shaping of Identity: A Case Study in Taiwan”. in Museum Revolutions: How Museums Change and are Changed. Chapter 17: pp. 173-188. eds. Simon J. Knell, Suzanne MacLeod & Sheila Watson. London: Routledge.

Conference Papers
2012 The Influence of Background Music on Visitors: The Case Study of the Laiho Memorial Museum. ICOM CECA Asia Pacific Regional Meeting 2012. Japan: National Museum of Japanese History. Nov.30-Dec.1. (co-author: Chengia Tsai)
2010 Representing and Interpreting Traumatic History: A Study on Visitors’ Comment Book of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. ICOM General Conference, CECA Committee. China, Shanghai City. Nov. 7-12, 2010.
2006 Museums and the Shaping of Identity: A Case Study in Taiwan. The Museum: A World Forum, University of Leicester, April 25-27, 2006. (Invited Speaker).
2004 Clog Collecting in the Bai-mi Community of Taiwan, National Meeting of the Popular Culture / American Culture & Southwest Texas/Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, April

Supervision

游淑妃,2005。藝術學習者之收藏歷程與意義建構─以花蓮師範學院視覺藝術教育研究所研究生為探究對象。國立花蓮師範學院視覺藝術教育研究所碩士論文。
馬若喬,2005。鶯歌陶瓷博物館展示環境之教育性─從藝術教師的博物館經驗及其觀點探討之。國立花蓮師範學院視覺藝術教育研究所碩士論文。(與李靜芳共同指導)
簡玉閔,2006。松園空間圖像的變遷與想像之研究。國立花蓮教育大學視覺藝術教育研究所碩士論文。(與潘小雪共同指導)
杜薇,2006。展示、導覽與人類生活想像─探國立臺灣史前文化博物館之導覽解說與文化想像。國立花蓮教育大學視覺藝術教育研究所碩士論文。
林文,2006。懷舊餐廳收藏者的收藏、展示與文化想像。國立花蓮教育大學視覺藝術教育研究所碩士論文。
李芊緰,2009。從展示衍生商品談博物館青年觀眾之回憶與學習。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
江濡因,2009。龜山眷村故事館建構與展示性別意象之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
許珍瑋,2009。國立臺灣博物館導覽志工學習經驗與脈絡之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
劉曉樺,2010。Old is New!?故宮宣傳影片及青年觀眾解讀之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
李捷葳,2010。博物館展示中的音樂元素:兩個案例之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
古佩玉,2010。十三行博物館史前文化展示家庭觀眾互動與學習經驗之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
蔡佳育,2011。探國小教師運用十三行博物館圖畫書融入教學參觀之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
陳曉然,2011。青年觀眾參與展覽相關教育活動的學習經驗─以台北當代藝術館週末工作坊為例。國立臺北藝術大學藝術與人文教育研究所碩士論文。
劉齡予,2011。美術館多元智能學習之探究─以高中生參觀當代藝術展覽為探討。國立臺北藝術大學藝術與人文教育研究所碩士論文。
楊愉珍,2012。台北二二八紀念館常設展應用口述歷史之研究。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
林婉綺,2012。游移在社區營造與觀光之間:以劉興欽漫畫暨發明展覽館為例。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。
張英彥,2012。中高齡觀眾的博物館學習活動經驗與需求探究─以國立自然科學博物館為例。國立臺北藝術大學博物館研究所碩士論文。