Volunteer and Scholarship Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity – Call for Photography Submissions

“Common Threads” is a celebration of solidarities between the indigenous peoples of the Philippines and Guatemala. In order to explore their common colonial histories, and to learn from their struggles and victories, UBC students will be presenting about their work with Filipino and Guatemalan indigenous communities at the First Nations Longhouse on September 14, 2012. … Continue reading

Conferences / Lectures/Workshops

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

Academic Papers

Entablado: the pedagogical value of setting Philippine oral traditions on stage

By Chaya Erika Go – 4th year anthropology undergraduate The word ‘entablado’ –which in Filipino means a stage, coming from the same Spanish word which means a raised wooden platform- rings in my memory ideas relating to a school recital or concert, where students dutifully perform a well-rehearsed programme for their eager parents in the … Continue reading