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THE PHILIPPINES, SPAIN, GLOBALIZATION, SIXTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE PROGRAM (The conference schedule is based on Manila time, GMT+8)

 

23 July 2020 (Thursday)

8:30 am – 8:45 am Invocation
[To be streamed both on Facebook and YouTube]

Welcome Remarks
FERNANDO T. ALDABA
Dean, School of Social Sciences
Ateneo de Manila University

 

Zoom Conference House Rules
MICHAEL D. PANTE
Associate Editor, Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints

 

8:45 am – 10:15 am Session 1
Panel 1A Problematizing Filipino Identity
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

A Reckoning of Memory: Lapu-Lapu and Miguel de Legazpi
JON G. MALEK

 

The Historical Evolution of Citizenship in Spain and Its Implication in the Definition of Identity in the Colonial Philippines: An Inquiry
SEVERO MADRONA

 

Pagkaing Pinoy, Panlasang Pandaigdig: The Globalization of Filipino Foodways from the Manila Galleon Trade to Jollibee
DAVID GOWEY

 

Panel 1B Recovering Meanings from a Colonial Past
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Rediscovery and Virtual Reconstruction of an Altarpiece from the Jesuit’s Collegial Church of Our Lady of Loreto
ROMEO B. GALANG JR.

 

Remembering Damaso: Ateneo de Manila High School’s Portrayal of Late 19th Century Philippine Church, 1980–1999
FRANZ JAN S. SANTOS

 

Will of an Empire: Ideological Struggles in the Spanish Civil War and the Philippine Falange
NICK ESTONILO

 

10:30 am – 12:00 nn Session 2
Panel 2A Circuits of Culture and Power in the Spanish Empire
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Our Lady of the Rosary La Naval in the Making of the Spanish Pacific
CHRISTINA LEE

 

From Lavapiés to Tondo: Novel Historical Outlines about Spanish Zarzuela in Manila towards the End of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
MARIO ROGER QUIJANO

 

Panoramic Panoptics: Display and Control at the End of Empire
CAROLINE BAICY

 

Panel 2B Personal, Racial, and Ideational Encounters
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

The NeoScholastic Origins Binding the Revolutionary Philosophies of the Philippines and Spanish America
JOHAINA KATINKA B. CRISOSTOMO

 

Transimperial Knowledge and the Politics of Interracial Friendship in the European Colonization of the Philippines
ARTHIT JIAMRATTANYOO

 

Re-Encountering Islam in Mindanao: Race and Religion at the Threshold of Spain’s Modernity
ANA M. RODRIGUEZ-RODRIGUEZ

 

12:00 nn – 1:30 pm Break

 

1:30 pm – 2:10 pm Session 3: Keynote Address 1
[To be streamed both on Facebook and YouTube]

 

A Matter of Grave Concern: Burial Sites and Funeral Rites in Nineteenth-Century Philippines
XAVIER HUETZ DE LEMPS

 

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm Session 4
Panel 4A Lodges, Novels, and Spanish Rule
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Filipino Masonry Between Two Empires (1889–1917): The Rise of Masonic Lodges in the Philippines from a Global Perspective
ÁLVARO JIMENA

 

Undressing Rizal’s Message: Clothing and Gender in the El
Filibusterismo
STEPHANIE COO

 

El Desastre in Recent Select Spanish Fiction
WYSTAN DE LA PEÑA

 

Panel 4B Urbanism, Pedagogy, and Graphic Arts
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Enclave Urbanism 1.0: Manila’s Intramuros and Its Suburbs
LEANDRO NICOLAS POCO

 

Jose Maria Panganiban, the La Universidad de Manila Columns and the University of Santo Tomas, 1882–1889
JAVIER LEONARDO VITUG RUGERIA

 

Towards a Culturally Pluralistic Interpretation of the Manila Press through a Study of Graphic Arts (1750–1825)
CARLA GAMALINDA

 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Session 5
Panel 5 Global Trade and Changing Imperatives
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Religious Funds and Trade Financing in Manila: An Alternative Institutional Approach to Early Modern Long-Distance Trade, 1668–1838
JUAN JOSÉ RIVAS-MORENO

 

Global Official Policy: The Bourbon Reforms and the Expansion of State Power in the Maritime World
PHILIP VERGEL AY-AD

 

Animal Trade in the Philippines during the Spanish and Early American Colonial Periods Based on Primary Historical Texts
RONALD ALLAN L. CRUZ

 

Opium to Mindanao: Revenue Farming in the Southern Frontier of the Spanish Philippines, 1851–1899
FERDINAND PHILIP VICTORIA

 

Roundtable Discussion 1 Christianity and Society Confront the State
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Magsosori ba Tayo? A Proposal to Meaningfully Commemorate the 500th Year of the Encounter between Our Ancestors and the Spanish Colonizers
KARL GASPAR

 

A Constructed Dialogue between a Missionary and the Ilongots
FERNANDO ZIALCITA

 

Without Justice for and Solidarity with Our Indigenous Peoples Our Christianity is Hypocrisy
REMMON BARBAZA

 

24 July 2020 (Friday)

 

8:00 am – 10:00 am Session 6
Panel 6A Spanish Representations of the Chinese in the Philippines: 16th–20th Centuries
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Co-Colonization in Manila: Chinese Settler Colonialism within a Spanish Colony at the Turn of the 17th Century
DIEGO JAVIER LUIS

 

Sinophobia in the Spanish Philippines
LUIS CASTELLVÍ

 

Tales of Two Empires: Comparing the Spanish and American Racial Discourses of the Chinese Laborer in the Philippines during the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century
RICHARD CHU

 

Peripheries Want to Go West: Negotiation of Spanish and Philippine Identities over the Representation of China in Fiction in the 1920s
ROCÍO ORTUÑO

 

Panel 6B The State and Native Appropriations of Coloniality
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Brokering Governance and Security: The Native Elite’s Political and Military Career
GRACE LIZA Y. CONCEPCION

 

Estas no se dan a Yndios: Indigenous Challenges to an Imperial Cap on their Ambitions, 1600s–1700s
NICHOLAS SY

 

Comparing the Development of Colonial Law on Indigenous Peoples in Sixteenth-Century Mexico and the Philippines
ABISAI PÉREZ

 

Language Teaching at the Empire’s End: The Cátedra of Tagalog at the Universidad Central de Madrid (1870–1873)
MARLON SALES

 

10:15 am – 11:00 am Session 7: Keynote Address 2
[To be streamed both on Facebook and YouTube]

Connections—The Hall, the Name, the Knot, and the Indians: Tracing the Path of Jesuit Art and Architecture in the Philippines
RENE JAVELLANA, SJ

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Break

 

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Session 8
Panel 8A Knowledge-Making and Labor in the Spanish Philippines
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Juan de Cuellar and the Production of Philippine Natural History, 1786–1794
RUEL PAGUNSAN

 

“Fiera del País”: Casto de Elera and the Rise of Philippine Zoology, 1875–1897
ANTHONY DAVID MEDRANO

 

Addressing the “Chinese Question”: Rafael de Comenge and the Study of the Chinese in the Late Nineteenth-Century Philippines
JELY GALANG

 

Meteorologists, Weather Observers, Engineers, and Cartographers: Meteorological and Seismological Knowledge Production in the Philippines, 1860s–1890s
KERBY ALVAREZ

 

Panel 8B Alternative Readings of Colonial-Era Texts
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Reading Pigafetta and Magellan: Tropes of a Travel Narrative in the 16th Century
ANNA MELINDA TESTA-DE OCAMPO

 

Transforming Betrothal and Marriage Practices in the 16th–17th-Century Philippines
OLIVIA ANNE M. HABANA

 

Rereading “May Bagyo Ma’t May Rilim”: Toward a Tropical Traumaturgy
CHRISTIAN JIL BENITEZ

 

1872–1898: Uri at Kasarian sa Gitna ng Ekonomikong Pagbabago ng mga Huling Dekada ng ika-19 na Siglo sa mga Nobela ni Patricio Mariano
CHRISTOFFER MITCH C. CERDA

 

2:45 pm – 5:00 pm Session 9
Panel 9 Embodying Christianity and Colonialism
[To be streamed on Facebook]

 

Women’s Bodies and Colonial Justice
MA. RITA LOURDES ARCE ALFARO

 

Pedagogy of the Body: Images of Children in Primary School Textbooks in Spanish Philippines (1863–1898)
SARAH MEDIATRIX TORALDO

 

The Clash of Images
KATHERINE LACSON

 

Godparenthood, Ethnicity, and Occupation: A Late 19th-Century Case Study of Molo, Iloilo
JOPOL ALVIN C. ANCHETA

 

Rereading Christianity and Anticolonialism: The Yawa-Yawa’s Search for the Sto. Niño
FRANCES ANTHEA R. REDISON

 

Roundtable Discussion 2 Redefining Gender in 500 Years of Christianity
[To be streamed on YouTube]

 

Babaylanismo: The Sacred and the Profane in Historical Space
ESTELA BANASIHAN

 

Giving the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene a Makeover
RACHEL SANCHEZ

 

From Urbana at Felisa to Jane, See Jane, See Jane Run: American Colonial Reshaping of the Filipina Image
MARY RACELIS

 

The Rise of Militant Christianity is the New Narrative
JAYEEL CORNELIO

 

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm Closing Remarks
[To be streamed both on Facebook and YouTube]

 

FILOMENO V. AGUILAR JR.
Professor, Department of History
Editor, Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints
Ateneo de Manila University

Roster of Presenters:
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