Academic Papers / Art Exhibits and Performances

Photos from the Mahal Art Exhibit and an Essay by Chaya Erika Go

Introducing the Mahal Art Exhibit In his book White Love, Vicente Rafael considers the Tagalog word “mahal” as a translation for the word ‘love’. It refers to that which is dear, but also means valuable and expensive. Rafael writes that such ambiguities express love as a promise of fulfilment–and a costly one. MAHAL is an … Continue reading


Counterspin Conference: Taking Root and Building a Home

Website and for more info: The UBC Philippine Studies Series in collaboration with the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians presents “Counterspin: Taking Root and Building a Home” ¬†on JUN 18 (Sat, 9-5pm) and JUN 19 (Sun 9-1pm) a two day academic conference about settlement and migration sponsored by the Liu Institute for Global Issues. … Continue reading