Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series
Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series

Taking Nanay: a testimonial play to the Philippines In 2007 we began to turn interview transcripts with Filipino domestic workers and their families, as well as Canadian employers, into a testimonial or verbatim theatre play, which premiered at Vancouver’s 2009 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and then toured to Berlin. The play is a site-specific … Continue reading


UPDATED ICOPHIL 2012 Program – Michigan State University

UBC Philippine Studies Series will be represented by alumna Christine Peralta and current member Dada Docot at the upcoming International Conference on the Philippines (ICOPHIL). The ICOPHIL is held once every four years. Check out the conference program below. For the Graduate Students’ Double Panel, click: ICOPHIL GRAD Panel. Download the ICOPHIL-9 in PDF: ICOPHIL-9 … Continue reading

Academic Papers / Art Exhibits and Performances / Lectures/Workshops

Oct 13: Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver

The UBC Philippine Studies Series and visual artist Patrick Cruz present “Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver” A Talk and Art Workshop The UBC Philippine Studies Series (PSS) has put together a string of art exhibits collectively entitled MAHAL. The Filipino word “mahal” translates as “love”, but alternatively also means “costly” or “expensive.” The pun … Continue reading


October 4 and 5: Lecture and Student Workshop with Dr. Patricio Abinales (U of Hawaii)

The UBC Philippine Studies Series in cooperation with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, the UBC Department of History, St. John’s College at UBC, and UBC SCARP invite you to two events: Philippine History as Seen from the Sulu Archipelago with Dr. Patricio Abinales, University of Hawaii-Manoa Thursday, October 4, 2012 5.30-7.00pm Multipurpose Room, Liu … Continue reading