Uni-Tübingen

Lin Guo-Ting 林果葶

Name: Lin Guo-Ting 林果葶

Home Institiution:

Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster

Duration of Stay:

January 14 to February 8, 2020

Biography

GuoTing Lin is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Westminster. She completed a Master in Radio and Television with an observation of reader-writing manner of communication on the Internet from National Taiwan University of Arts. She was also awarded an MA degree from the University of Westminster in Communication Studies in 2015. The dissertation may be of importance in exploring the new role of the music of social movement, as well as in providing musicians and activists with a better understanding of how social media relate to the music and the social movement. Her research focuses on Taiwanese indigenous music and culture in social media, music and social movements in Taiwan and is trying to explore how indigenous musicians communicate their perspectives of indigenous culture and issues to audiences through self-presentation on social media for rethinking the self-identity. She had been educated in classical music with majoring in cello and minoring in piano since 6 years old and is interested in music-making and singing. Therefore, she, as urban indigenous people, hopes to seek self-identity that is affected by her mother through the research project.

Publications

Lin, G. T. (2019). The connotation of music and identity of indigenous people in Taiwan, Hyphen Journal, issue 1.

Lin, G. T. (2018). The Connotation of The New Role of Music in Social Movements – The Sunflower Movement in Taiwan, Journal of Audio-Visual communication, 48: 117-166.

Conference

Lin, G. T. (2019). The connotation of music and identity of indigenous people on social media in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 8th Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference. 1-3 August 2019. Dumaguete, Philippines: Silliman University.

Lin, G. T. (2019). The Interaction Between the Indigenous Music and the Media in Contemporary Taiwan. Paper presented at the 11th of the International Convention of Asia Scholars. 16-19 July 2019. Leiden, the Netherlands: Leiden University.

Lin, G. T. (2018). The indigenous music, the society, and the media in Contemporary Taiwan. Paper presented at the 6th Inter-Asia Popular Music Studies Conference. 9-10 June 2018. Beijing, China: Communication University of China.

Lin, G. T. (2017). Music and the Sunflower Movement in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 7th Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference. 28-30 July 2017. Seoul, Korea: SungKongHoe University.

Lin, G. T. (2016). The Connotation of The New Role of Music in Social Movements – The Sunflower Movement in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 5th Inter-Asia Popular Music Studies Conference. 11-12 December 2016. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University.