5th Filipino American International Book Festival ushers Fil-Am literary Renaissance

The 5th Filipino American International Book Festival opened at the San Francisco Main Library the second weekend in October (12-13, 2019). Hosted by the Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA), the San Francisco Public Library, and the Filipino American Center (SFPL), the book festival celebrated the theme, “Isang Mundo: Humanity, Diversity, and Resistance in the […]

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Tumulong Tayo! Towards a Center for Filipino Studies

On Saturday, September 29th, the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies Initiative (BCFSI) was officially launched at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Robyn Rodriguez, Chair of UC Davis’s Asian American Studies Department, founded BCFSI, turning her vision of a University of California-based research and education center for the study of Filipinos into reality. During […]

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17th Biennial FANHS Conference – Chicago: Finding stories in our Fil-Am Roots

The 17th Biennial Filipino-American National Historical Society (FANHS) Conference was held in Rosemont (Chicago), Illinois July 11-14, 2018. Grace Tulasan, lecturer at Tufts University whose memoir The Body Papers won the 2017 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing will be published in February 2019, and I co-presented a session entitled, “Finding stories in our […]

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