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)
Academic Papers / Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

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

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Fall 2013 Calendar of Events
Art Exhibits and Performances / Conferences

Fall 2013 Calendar of Events

This Fall, UBC Philippine Studies Series explores the storying of loss, despair, and compassion through historical and scientific inquiry combined with literature and performance. Can we find a creative-critical empathy to address the social, climate, and geopolitical changes of our times?
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Big Issues in Small Mining: Mercury, Cyanide and the Technical Case for Recognition of Small Mining in the Philippines
Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

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