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Communicating the message of the marginalized: Media’s coverage of the Bangsamoro peace process in Southern Philippines

Monday, February 1 5:30 to 7:00 pm Room 120, CK Choi Building, UBC Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall, Vancouver 2015 McLuhan Fellow, Joseph Morong, is a senior reporter of GMA Network. A journalist for over fifteen years, he was awarded this fellowship for his excellent reportage of the issues surrounding the peace process … Continue reading

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

“Methods and Messiness” by Dr Martin Manalansan
Lectures/Workshops

“Methods and Messiness” by Dr Martin Manalansan

How do we make sense of the messiness in the methods we use to carry out our research? The workshop will be led by Dr. Martin Manalansan. It will focus on the methods and methodology of conducting transnational research anchored in the everyday experiences and struggles of racialized im/migrants. With Dr. Manalansan’s long-standing and rich … Continue reading

Queering the Filipino Diaspora in Canada
Conferences / Film Screenings

Queering the Filipino Diaspora in Canada

QUEERING THE FILIPINO DIASPORA IN CANADA Featuring the documentary, “StandStill” by Joella Cabalu Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:00-6:00 PM Liu Institute for Global Issues, Case Room, UBC 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver Unceded Musqueam Territory ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY StandStill (2013) is a short documentary on the filmmaker’s journey to bring together her gay brother and … Continue reading