January – March 2013 Movie Nights On The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship
Film Screenings / Reading Sessions

January – March 2013 Movie Nights On The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship

Our movie nights are back by popular demand! Presenting the Winter 2013 Viewing and Reading Group on… The Sexual Lives of Filipinos during the Marcos Dictatorship: The Politics of Desire in the Philippine Popular Imagination It’s programmed by Teilhard Paradela, a PhD Student of History. We’ll read an academic essay in our own time, watch … 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