Philippine Study Group | News and Publications
> R. Patrick Alcedo received a Research Creation Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for 'Ati-atihan Festival on the Move: Dancing Culture and Performance of Identity among Filipinos from the Central Philippines to Toronto, Canada'. This project examines the Ati-atihan religious festival in the Philippines and the Filipino diaspora as a form of “strategic essentializing” deployed by Filipinos to negotiate the forces of modernity and to safeguard what they believe to be as a communal expression of their cultural heritage (August 2011).
> Philip F. Kelly was featured in an 18 March 2011 Globe and Mail article on the Filipino diaspora in Canada, “The Philippines now Canada's top source of immigrants".
> YCAR welcomes M. Lawrence Santiago to YCAR. He is a Visiting Scholar from the University of British Columbia who will be based at the Centre from December 2010 to September 2011. He specializing in comparative migration and health policies between developed and developing countries. To analyze the role of the modern state and international organizations in creating, controlling and managing human migration systems, he is doing a transnational case study of the migration flows of health workers from the Philippines to Canada.
> Philippine Studies showcased at York U appeared in the Philippine Reporter, 12 October 2010
> Professor Philip Kelly (Faculty Associate, Geography) has been awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council Standard Grant for his project on 'Class Reproduction, Employment and Filipino Canadian Youth Identity' (2010-2013).
The following were the publications of YCAR Associates on Philippine and Filipino Diaspora themes in 2009.2010. Earlier publications can be found in the Publications Archive.
Alcedo, Russ Patrick (2010). “Ati-atihan: Mother of Philippines Festivals”. Writer, Director, Producer. InTensions 4. Available from: www.yorku.ca/intent/issue4.
Gavieta, Rommel (2010). “Philippines Experience: 2008 Global Financial Crisis, Vulture Funds and Chinese Official Development Assistance for Infrastructure Development”. The Journal of Structured Finance 16(2): 62-76.
Javier, Veronica (Forthcoming). Re-negotiating Roman Catholicism: The Role of Religion in the Constructionof Ethnic Identity among 1.5 and 2nd Generation Filipino-Canadians.GS/SOWK 6100 Practice-Based Research Paper. Toronto: York University.
Kelly, Philip F. (Forthcoming). “Class, Migration and Identity in a Philippine Village”. In C. Pluss and K.B. Chan (eds.) Migrant Identifications in Asia: Intersecting Cultural, Political, Social, Emotional and Economic Dimensions.
Kelly, Philip F. (Forthcoming). “Class Reproduction in a Transitional Agrarian Setting: Youth Trajectories in a Peri-Urban Philippine Village”. In J. Rigg and P. Vandergeest (eds.) Revisiting Agrarian Transformations: Localities, State and Class in Rural Southeast Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press and Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.
Kelly, Philip F., M. Garcia, E. Esguerra and the Community Alliance for Social Justice (Forthcoming). “Filipino Immigrants in the Toronto Labour Market: Towards a Qualitative Understanding of Deprofessionalization”. In R.S. Coloma, B. McElhinny, J.P. Catungal, L. Davidson and E. Tungohan (eds.) Spectres of in/visibility: Filipina/o lives in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Kelly, Philip F. (2010). “Filipino Migration and the Spatialities of Labour Market Subordination”, 159-176. In S. McGrath-Champ, A. Herod and A. Rainnie(eds.) Handbook of Employment and Society: Working Space. London: Edward Elgar.
Lukasiewicz, Adam. (Forthcoming). ”Smallholder Farm Management and Agrarian Expansion in Female-headed Households with Migrant Male Members: Evidence from the Rural Philippines”. Critical Asian Studies.
Onuki, Hironori (Forthcoming). “Care, Social (Re)production and Global Labour Migrations: Filipino Care Workers in Japan”. In R. Mahon and F. Robinson (eds.) The Global Political Economy of Care: Integrating Ethnics and Social Politics.