Spiritual Revolutions: A History of New Age Religion in Taiwan. Submitted for the degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), the Australian Centre on China in the World, College of Asia and the Pacific, the Australian National University.
Academic chapters and articles
"Finding It: Echoes of America in Taiwan's New Age" in Eastspirit: Transnational Spirituality and Religious Circulation in East and West, Jørn Borup and Marianne Qvortup Fibiger (eds). Leiden: Brill, 2017. (Publisher's website)
"Singing Your Own Song: Terry Hu and the Influence of Campus Folk Music Cafes on Taiwan's New Age Religion" in Religion in Taiwan and China: Locality and Transmission 台灣與中國之宗教：地方性與傳承, Chang Hsun 張珣 and Benjamin Penny (eds). Taipei: Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, 2017.
"Huan-ting Zen: Crossing the Straits and Engendering Emotional Transformation through Digital Media" in Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Stefania Travagnin (ed). New York: Routledge, 2017. (Preview here)
"Terry Hu: Taiwan's New Age Buddhist" in Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asia, Samuels, Jeffrey; McDaniel, Justin Thomas; Rowe, Mark Michael (eds). Hawaii: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. (Publisher's website)
"The New Testament Church in Taiwan and Mount Zion" in Flows of Faith: Religious Reach and Community in Asia and the Pacific, Manderson, Lenore; Smith, Wendy; Tomlinson, Matt (eds). Dordrecht: Springer, 2012. (Preview here)
Academic book reviews
Contemporary New Age Transformation in Taiwan: A Sociological Study of a New Religious Movement by Shu-juan Chen. International Journal for the Study of New Religions. 71:1, 2016: 91-93.
Taiwan's Tzu Chi as Engaged Buddhism: Origins, Organization, Appeal and Social Impact by Yu-Shuang Yao. The China Journal. Number 71, January 2014: 253-255.
"Modernity and Manhua: Visualising Taiwan's Chinese Cultural Renaissance Movement in 1968", a working paper prepared for the Taiwan Fellowship (2016).
Echoes through time, New Mandala, 23 November 2016.
Shawna Yang Ryan discusses her novel Green Island (interview), The China Story, 23 June 2016.
Writing Groups for Doctoral Education and Beyond (book review), The Thesis Whisperer, 17 June 2015.
Outside China, Inside the National Gallery of Australia (pdf, go to p.123), The Australia-China Youth Association Journal of Australia-China Affairs 2014.
In March I co-programmed the Taiwan Film Festival 2015 台灣電影節 (program).
Some thoughts on studying Mandarin in Taiwan, Asia Options, 12 January 2015.
Will Pope Francis affect the position of Catholics in China?, East Asia Forum, 12 December 2014.
An Interview with David A Palmer, The China Story, 27
New Age Music
新時代音樂 (translation), The China Story, 27 September 2014.
Mendeley (book review), The Thesis Whisperer, 8 August 2014.
A Brief Introduction - Biographies of Prominent Chinese, The China Story, June 2014.
The Best Job in the
World? Taiwan, Australia and working holiday visas in The China Story (The Australia-China
Agenda 2013), 6 September 2013.
[This chapter was republished in A New Australia-China Agenda: Experts on the Australia-China
Relationship (pdf) in October 2014].
Tainan's Haishan Hostel: renovated but not
redundant in The Pacific and Asian History Newsletter, ANU, Volume 1, Issue 2.
“Report – Academia Sinica Winter Camp January 2013” in The China Studies Association of Australia Newsletter, Number 45 (upcoming)
A Sonic Meltdown: A Review of ‘I Love Nuclear!?’, eRenlai, 8 February 2013.
Disability and deification: the myth making of 'Reunion', eRenlai, 3 December 2012.
Taiwan ‘Action Zen’ on the Mainland, The China Story, 19 November 2012.
Australia’s Asian White Paper: Filling in Some Blanks, The China Story, 15 November 2012.
Taipei’s Civility Engineering Project, eRenlai, 31 August 2012.
Report - Happiness and Sadness: Taiwan society and its emotional textures in The China Studies Association of Australia Newsletter, 43, June 2012
Meet number one rockstar monk, The Punch, 20 February 2012.
An all-new flavour? Australia’s Asian Century, eRenlai, 10 November 2011.
Microblogs with Macro Reach: Spirituality Online in China, eRenlai, 31 October 2011.
An Alternative Reality? Bogans, Boat People and Broadcasting, eRenlai, 1 August 2011.
Taiwan's Museum of Alien Studies: a new view of the extraterrestrial, eRenlai, 21 June 2011.
Going on a Pacific island 'holyday', eRenlai, 31 January 2011.
Next Stop on the Denim Express... Struggletown [A review of Last Train Home], eRenlai, 31 October 2010.
An Expo-lent Australian Adventure, eRenlai, 6 October 2010.
Product of Taiwan, eRenlai, 24 September 2010.
A New Age for China, eRenlai, 24 September 2010.
An introduction to the Lord of the Universe Church 天帝教, eRenlai, 24 September 2010 (More here and here).
Brainwashing! Suicide! Drugs! Abuse! Or, how to understand religious innovation in the modern world, eRenlai, 24 September 2010.
Falun Gong protests in Taipei: an interpretative slideshow, eRenlai, 11 June 2010 (Also on YouTube).
Taiwan: Mount Zion and Typhoon Morakot — a new religious movement's response to a natural disaster, www.religioscope.com, 1 April 2010. (PDF here)