This article discusses various aspects of the current status of the humanities in Taiwan. First, the “indicator frenzy” that has prevailed in East Asia over the past twenty years has caused a major problem in humanities in Taiwan's academia. Second, in the past twenty years, the alienation of humanities scholars has arisen in Taiwan's academia. Third, Taiwan's lay culture is encountering challenges in the globalization trend.
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Fan-sen Wang; On the State of the Humanities in Taiwan. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 1 May 2017; 37 (1): 177–180. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/1089201x-3821465
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