This week our bookshelf spotlights the experiences of women in the Philippines including Filipina revolutionaries, feminists, writers and members of the global economy.
EWC in DC: Philippines-U.S.-Japan Trilateral Defense Cooperation and their Converging Interests in the South China Sea
This seminar at the EWC in Washington, DC will identify security considerations and strategic objectives in the Philippines-US, Japan-US and Philippines-Japan security partnerships and alliances that are all converging in the South China Sea.
UH CSEAS & the School of Pacific & Asian Studies welcomes Dr. Christianne Collantes who will begin her post-doctoral work at UH Mānoa this fall.
Join the East-West Center on June 23 for a Brown Bag Seminar by Arnisson Andre C. Ortega. This presentation argues that peri-urban regions must be conceptually reloaded as transgressive spaces illustrating contestations in urban transformations and as restless zones produced through mobilities and circuits of labor, goods, culture and raw materials. Drawing from the case of Manila, I show the multiple ways its peri-urban fringe is embedded in an interconnected web of inter-scalar relations that not only connect it with the urban core but also with other regions of the Philippines and overseas.
This week’s bookshelf brings you an array of recent releases on the Philippines.
Listen to a band that describes their sound as “heavy beats, and punk-jazz noise guitars, stitched together by light icy vocals.”
This year’s Filipino Film Festival showcases the Philippines’ rich, diverse cinema, revealing a vibrant culture. See films that explore life—from the joys of first love to the triumph over grief in the face of tragedy.
The upcoming Filipino Film Festival at the HMA feat. new biopics on Pacquiao & the father of the nation. (04/04 to 04/24)
CSEAS continues our faculty spotlight by featuring the research, teaching, and projects of Dr. Miriam Stark in the Dept. of Anthropology.
Join CSEAS for a heroic tale that transforms into an examination of the Aetas’ ethnic group’s psyche and their sad but accepted place in national politics. A series of short films on education in Southeast Asia will accompany the film after the feature presentation.