WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE SEXUAL IN DIASPORA? Featuring Dr. Robert Diaz, Assistant Professor of English Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD)
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WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE SEXUAL IN DIASPORA? Featuring Dr. Robert Diaz, Assistant Professor of English Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD)

A lecture by Dr. Robert Diaz and paper presentations from emerging scholars and community members around the central question of ‘What is the role of the sexual in diaspora?’ with a particular focus on the Filipino diaspora in Canada and on the themes of migration, colonialism, empire building, race, gender and sexuality. Continue reading

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

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Photos from the Common Threads Conference

Photos from the Common Threads: Understanding Indigenous Realities in the Philippines and Guatemala Are you curious about our lecture? Are you wondering why our resident engineer has “F*** the environment!” behind him? Or our intriguing communal dancing with Kathara Cultural Theatre? Listen to the podcast about the event, or ask questions here on the blog or … Continue reading

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September 14 Conference – Common Threads: Understanding Indigenous Realities in the Philippines and Guatemala

[Download the poster as a JPG] [Download the event programme] The UBC Philippine Studies Series and UBC International Students Association invite you to “Common Threads: Understanding Indigenous Realities in the Philippines and Guatemala” Friday September 14, 2012, 1:00 – 4:00 pm UBC First Nations Longhouse About the event: To explore the common colonial histories and … Continue reading