Article out now in the latest issue of Pelikula Journal!

Pelikula: A Journal of Philippine Cinema is published annually by the University of the Philippines Film Institute. It broadly covers national and regional perspectives on Philippine cinema and publishes academic articles, opinion pieces, reviews, interviews, and visual essays. I am so excited to be part of the latest issue that just came out. My essayContinue reading “Article out now in the latest issue of Pelikula Journal!”

The “Treaty Series,” part of the Native Stories Podcast

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nanea Lo of Native Stories about the 1898 Treaty of Paris, the treaty wherein Spain sold the Philippines to the United States. Our talk is part of the “Treaty Series,” a Native Stories project that explores the histories of what transpired and what has segwayed indigenousContinue reading “The “Treaty Series,” part of the Native Stories Podcast”

AAS Conference 2021

This week is the Association for Asian Studies 2021 Virtual Annual Conference. Yesterday’s Presidential Address by Christine Yano was very interesting and inspiring. She talked about the traditional Japanese musical performance form “Chindon-ya,” wherein the troupe performs while walking down the streets and alleyways, bringing music and happiness wherever they went and promoting local shopsContinue reading “AAS Conference 2021”