Pages containing 'Philippines'

Filipino Ecological Imagination: Typhoon Yolanda, Climate Change, and Imperialism in Philippine Poetry and Prose

This talk focuses on Philippine ecocritical writings (prose and poetry) that depict the confrontation between global climate change and diverse cultures across the Philippines.

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Date: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Dwinelle 341, Level F/G

Philippines Post-Election Discussion with Maria C. Ortuoste and Ryan Macasero

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Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
341 Dwinelle, Level F/G

An Overview of Philippine Music Cultures with Professor Verne de la Peña

This upcoming talk will introduce participants to the diverse music cultures of the Philippines from precolonial Asiatic traditions to post colonial syncretic styles.
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Date: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 
370 Dwinelle

"Practicing in Public: Artistic Agency Within Global Collaborative Contexts" with Professor Stephanie Syjuco

Join the Creative Economy & the Arts and the Filipino & Philippine Studies Townsend Center Working Groups for a presentation by UC Berkeley Asst. Prof. of Art Practice, Stephanie Syjuco.

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Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
341 Dwinell, Level F/G

A Conversation with Lila Ramos Shahani and Vicente L. Rafael on the Philippine Elections

Shortly after the ascension of Corazon Aquino to the presidency in the aftermath of the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, Benedict Anderson wrote his famous essay, "Cacique Democracy" to give a short but bracing account of Philippine politics as a a kind of casino, where people are allowed to play during elections, but where the house, controlled by a network of oligarch

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Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
341 Dwinelle, Level F/G

Roland Tolentino on the horror film franchise Shake Rattle & Roll

Join the Filipino & Philippine Studies Working Group for a guest lecture by Professor Roland Tolentino, visiting faculty member for th

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Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 
370 Dwinelle

October 16: "The Chinese and Chinese Mestizos of Manila: History, Nation, and Identity" with Professor Richard Chu

What does being “Chinese” mean in the Philippine urban society context and over time? How can a micro-historical ethnographic approach such as biographies to the study of ethnic identities help us answer this question?

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Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
DSSEAS Library, 341 Dwinelle, Level F/G

October 2: "Mourning the Dead Gods in 17th Century Philippines" with Professor Jody Blanco

Join the Filipino & Philippine Studies Working Group for a special guest lecture by Professor Jody Blanco. Professor Blanco will discuss various Spanish missionary chronicles to reflect on the long, painful and partial transition to Christianity and Empire experienced by the indigenous subjects of conversion in the colonial period.

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Date: 
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
DSSEAS Library, 341 Dwinelle, Level F/G

September 23: Candlelight Vigil to Support Indigenous Communities in the Philippines

On September 1, 2015, Emerito Samarca, the executive director of the Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV), a Lumad school in Lianga, Surigao del Sur, Philippines, was found brutally murdered in a classroom.

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Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Sproul Plaza, U.C. Berkeley
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