Lecture Presentation: Echoing Sonic Modernities – Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia – Pacific, 1869 – 1948
Community Event / Lectures/Workshops / Reading Sessions

Lecture Presentation: Echoing Sonic Modernities – Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia – Pacific, 1869 – 1948

Echoing Sonic Modernities: Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia-Pacific, 1869 -1948 By meLê yamomo, Assistant Professor (University of Amsterdam) Discussant: Dr. Alejandra Bronfman, Associate Professor (University of British Columbia) UBC Liu Institute – Third Floor Boardroom 6476 NW Marine Drive 21 August 2014 (Thursday) 13.00 – 14.30 Lunch will be served at 12.30 noon. RSVP recommended: … Continue reading

Photos and Lila Shahani’s Presentation from Yesterday’s Roundtable on Human Trafficking
Academic Papers / Conferences

Photos and Lila Shahani’s Presentation from Yesterday’s Roundtable on Human Trafficking

Thanks to everyone for such a great turn out at yesterday’s open forum on Human Trafficking: Philippine, Canadian and Global Context. Our five speakers gave their presentations to a packed conference room at the Liu Institute for Global Issues and did a fantastic job of unpacking the topic, particularly in the Philippines, Washington state and here … Continue reading

January 17 Conference: Career Talk with Filipino-Canadians
Community Event / Conferences

January 17 Conference: Career Talk with Filipino-Canadians

There’s a UBC-FSA Academic Conference coming on this Thursday! Thinking of starting a career in Canada? Kababayan is hosting an Academic Conference where you will get the chance to listen to Filipino professionals talk about their invaluable experiences in the Canadian workplace! Time: Thursday, January 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Location: Liu Institute for … Continue reading

January 14 Free Lecture on Human Trafficking: Philippine, Canadian and Global Context
Film Screenings / Lectures/Workshops

January 14 Free Lecture on Human Trafficking: Philippine, Canadian and Global Context

The UBC Philippine Studies Series in cooperation with other sponsors invite you to Human Trafficking: Philippine, Canadian and Global Context. Time: Monday, January 14th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm. (Refreshments at 5:30 pm, the forum begins at 6:00 pm) Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada … Continue reading

January – March 2013 Movie Nights On The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship
Film Screenings / Reading Sessions

January – March 2013 Movie Nights On The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship

Our movie nights are back by popular demand! Presenting the Winter 2013 Viewing and Reading Group on… The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship: The Politics of Desire in the Philippine Popular Imagination It’s programmed by Teilhard Paradela, a PhD Student of History. We’ll read an academic essay in our own time, watch … Continue reading