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

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

Art Exhibits and Performances / Lectures/Workshops

Events this October

The UBC Philippine Studies Series together with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, in cooperation with the Global and Transnational Ethnographies Research Network, St. John’s College, and the Trudeau Foundation invite you a two-day event with Dr. Vicente Rafael, University of Washington About the Speaker: Dr. Vince Rafael is a renowned historian teaching at the … Continue reading