Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event / Reading Sessions

Poetry reading on the Maguindanao Massacre on January 12, at St John’s College

Karla Lenina Comanda, MFA student in Creative Writing at UBC and member of the UBC Philippine Studies Series, will be reading her poems as part of the St. John’s College Resident Fellows Speakers Series. Please find details below: “In Mo[u]rning: Poetics of the Maguindanao Massacre” by Karla Lenina Comanda January 12, 2016 (Tuesday), 8PM Social … Continue reading

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

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

Reading Sessions

Aug 24 Reading Session: Martin F. Manalansan’s Global Divas

UBC Philippine Studies Series Reading Session Friday, August 24, 2012 1-3:00 pm (Free coffee. Bring snacks to share) at Room 121, UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues Assigned Reading: Chapters 1, 4 and 6 of Global Divas: Filipino gay men in the diaspora by Martin F. Manalansan Session Moderator: Teilhard Paradela, PhD Student in History … Continue reading