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

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

March 12-13: Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Third Installment with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo
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March 12-13: Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Third Installment with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo

As part of the 2013 UBC Philippine Studies Series: “Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Series” at the UBC Green College, you are invited to join in two upcoming events at the University of British Columbia with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo. Professor Fajardo is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin … Continue reading

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series
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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