WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE SEXUAL IN DIASPORA? Featuring Dr. Robert Diaz, Assistant Professor of English Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD)
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WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE SEXUAL IN DIASPORA? Featuring Dr. Robert Diaz, Assistant Professor of English Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD)

A lecture by Dr. Robert Diaz and paper presentations from emerging scholars and community members around the central question of ‘What is the role of the sexual in diaspora?’ with a particular focus on the Filipino diaspora in Canada and on the themes of migration, colonialism, empire building, race, gender and sexuality. Continue reading

Big Issues in Small Mining: Mercury, Cyanide and the Technical Case for Recognition of Small Mining in the Philippines
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Big Issues in Small Mining: Mercury, Cyanide and the Technical Case for Recognition of Small Mining in the Philippines

Fieldwork report by Adrian Daniel, metallurgist, UBC Norman B. Keevil, with context on multi-sectoral support for artisanal and small-scale mining in Mindanao provided via teleconference by May Vargas, secretary general for Panalipdan Southern Mindanao (Davao). Introductions by UBC Philippine Studies Series and Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights member, Honey Mae Caffin. How “big” is small … Continue reading