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Philippines Program Posts

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UH Mānoa Center for Philippine Studies

UH Mānoa Study Abroad in the Philippines

Most Recent Philippines Posts

This report examines the pattern of ASG kidnappings before, during and after the Marawi siege and the resulting regional response.

The exhibit will run through November 17, 2018.

Explorations 14 out now on our website and ScholarSpace. This volume is all about water!

In this menu, you will find a wide range of online resources and educational modules for educators and community people interested in Southeast Asia. Resource descriptions and links may be viewed by clicking on the Online Resources header.

Please contact us with suggestions on educational links which would be useful to you!

The Center for Philippine Studies (CPS) plays an important role in promoting interest in the Philippines and Filipinos in the diaspora as an academic field of study. As such, it occupies a unique place in the university as it finds a niche in the world. CPS along with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies collectively form the National Resource Center for Southeast Asian Studies (NRCSEA) at UH Mānoa. To learn more about the CPS at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, please click here.

In keeping with the ideals of a diverse and pluralistic American society, the Filipino and Philippine Literature Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa seeks to provide an in-depth understanding of the Philippines, its national language and its people among heritage and non- heritage students, train language and literature scholars, researchers and teachers to become competent, literate users of Filipino, and lead the field of teaching Filipino and Philippine literature locally, nationally, and internationally with innovative pedagogical materials and research. To learn more about Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, please click here.

The Center for Philippine Studies is very pleased to launch a semester-long Study Abroad Program in the Philippines commencing in Fall 2015! This program will provide a valuable opportunity for Filipino students to reconnect and learn about their heritage, and for other students to learn about a fascinating culture that is deeply ingrained in the local culture of Hawai’i. Students may also participate in the Mānoa International Exchange in the Philippines or arrange an independent study abroad program in the Philippines through the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa Study Abroad Center.

Funding is also available for undergraduates wishing to conduct research abroad in the Philippines through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa.

kadagatanKADAGATAN incorporates Filipino culture and core values in teaching tropical marine ecology. Its aim is to engage students about environmental stewardship and to inspire them to take action in sustaining the wellbeing of their environment. This curriculum focuses on Filipinos and their intimate relationship with the sea, but the concepts covered in three modules are universal. Through standards and inquiry-based lessons and virtual activities, students will be taken on a journey into their past and place, beginning with the center most region of the Philippines, the Visayas. From there, students will explore the country’s diverse and rich coastal communities and dive into the deep trenches of Philippine water, all within understanding the context and connections to our global environment.


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