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

Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event

September 18 – October 31 Diaspora Diversity & Dialogue Art Exhibit

Okay, so we just heard about this nifty event from the UBC grapevine. The Diaspora, Diversity & Dialogue art exhibit is taking place from today September 18 to October 31 over at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in UBC. It features artwork by Filipino-Canadian Bert Monterona and the PANCIT Art Collective. So what’s happening, … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances

Need to send gifts para sa inyong mina-Mahal? Dahil Mahal mabuhay dito sa Vancouver, inihahandog ng UBC Philippine Studies Series ang proyekto na libreng padala!

[Download the poster as a PDF] Update: the date of the Manila art show is now September 13. UBC Philippine Studies Series is launching an art exhibit called Mahal 3: Packing & Unpacking Balikbayan Box Flows. If you ship your gifts/padala through us, we’ll send it to the Philippines for free as part of our … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances / Conferences

Photos from the Mahal (2) Art Exhibit and 2012 Professionals Conference

Introducing the Mahal (2) Art Exhibit In his essay Ang Pag-Ibig, Filipino revolutionary, Emilio Jacinto, writes that love is the promise of liberation and joy for a people in suffering. The Tagalog word ‘mahal’ translates into ‘love.’ It refers to that which is dear, but also means expensive. Perhaps Jacinto’s promise of fulfillment is also … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances / Conferences

January 21 Events: Professional Conference+MAHAL exhibit

The UBC Kababayan Filipino Students’ Association, the UBC Philippine Studies Series, and the Liu Institue for Global Issues   present   The 2012 PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE and the art exhibit, MAHAL: Filipino/a Explorations Across Borders Registration starts at 10:45 AM, January 21, 2012, Multipurpose Room, UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues The conference seeks to provide … Continue reading