Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
18
2019

AASP: Filipinix Postcolonialisms - Jan Padios and Angie Reyes

Filipinix Postcolonialisms Poster

When: Friday, October 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Harris 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Cheryl Jue   847.467.7114

Group: Asian American Studies Program

Co-Sponsor(s):
English Department

Category: Academic

Description:

Please join the Asian American Studies Program (and generous co-sponsors) 12:00PM Friday, October 18 (Harris 108) for a discussion on 

Filipinix Postcolonialisms

Featuring a dialogue between Dr. Angie Reyes and Dr. Jan Padios, moderated by Dr. Shalini Shankar.

***Lunch will be served***

 

Race, Nation, and Skin Lightening in the Philippines

Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork and skincare advertisements in the Philippines, this talk traces the semiotics of skin lightening as it links to questions of race, class, nation, and modernity.

Angela Reyes is Professor in the English Department at Hunter College and Doctoral Faculty in the Anthropology Program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. 

Colonial Recall: Using Ethnography to Connect the Philippines’ Past and Present

In this talk, Padios will draw on her extensive fieldwork in outsourced customer service call centers in the Philippines to discuss how the history of U.S. colonialism is remembered and revised by Filipino workers, industry leaders, and state actors.

Jan Maghinay Padios is Associate Professor of American Studies and Affiliate Faculty in the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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