April 20 Guest Lecture: Philip Kelly. Conceptualizing class through Filipino migration
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April 20 Guest Lecture: Philip Kelly. Conceptualizing class through Filipino migration

Guest Lecture Philip Kelly. Conceptualizing class through Filipino migration April 20 Thursday at 5:30 PM – 7 PM UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues RSVP Here PHILIP KELLY is a professor at the Department of Geography at York University and the director of the York Centre for Asian Research. ABSTRACT: Class is conceptualized in diverse … Continue reading

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

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

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 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

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