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Pinay: Culture Bearers of the Filipino Diaspora

Pinay: Culture Bearers of the Filipino Diaspora

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What happens to values and culture if Filipinos who live away from the country forget to remember them as they live out their lives? And if values were maintained, which ones would Filipinos NOT give up because they would no longer recognize themselves as a Filipino? Have traditions been important enough to transmit to their children? AND would the...
March 20, 2018
Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina

Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina

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In this groundbreaking study, Denise Cruz investigates the importance of the figure she terms the "transpacific Filipina" to Philippine nationalism, women's suffrage, and constructions of modernity. Her analysis illuminates connections between the rise in the number of Philippine works produced in English and the emergence of new social classes of ...
March 20, 2018
Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

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In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. Families Apart focuses on Filipino overseas workers in Canada to reveal what such arrangements mean for families on both sides of the global divide. The outcome of Geraldine Pratt&rs...
March 17, 2018
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