Lecture Presentation: Echoing Sonic Modernities – Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia – Pacific, 1869 – 1948
Community Event / Lectures/Workshops / Reading Sessions

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

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series
Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series

Taking Nanay: a testimonial play to the Philippines In 2007 we began to turn interview transcripts with Filipino domestic workers and their families, as well as Canadian employers, into a testimonial or verbatim theatre play, which premiered at Vancouver’s 2009 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and then toured to Berlin. The play is a site-specific … 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