Appel à contributions : Bridging Worlds, Illumining the Archive: An International Conference in Honor of Professor Resil B. Mojares, 30–31 July 2018, Quezon City, Philippines
Organized jointly by Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives, School of Social Sciences, Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University and Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
Deadline for abstracts and panels proposals submission : 01 October 2017
In a prolific career spanning five decades, Resil B. Mojares has produced a remarkable body of work that combines meticulous research, incisive analysis, and elegant, lyrical writing.
An exemplary home-grown and -educated activist, intellectual, institution-builder, and man of letters, Mojares has made important, often pioneering, contributions to diverse fields and subjects, ranging from Philippine literature (Origins and Rise of the Filipino Novel: A Generic Study of the Novel until 1940; [co-ed.] the two-volume Sugilanong Sugboanon), architecture (Casa Gorordo in Cebu: Urban Residence in a Philippine Province, 1860–1920), theater and social history (Theater in Society, Society in Theater: Social History of a Cebuano Village, 1840–1940), to intellectual history (Brains of the Nation: Pedro Paterno, T. H. Pardo de Tavera, Isabelo de los Reyes, and the Production of Modern Knowledge), biography (Vicente Sotto: Maverick Senator; The Man Who Would be President: Serging Osmeña and Philippine Politics; Aboitiz: Family and Firm in the Philippines), history and politics (The War Against the Americans: Resistance and Collaboration in Cebu, 1899–1906; [co-ed.] From Marcos to Aquino: Local Perspectives on the Political Transition in the Philippines).
Scholars and academics with papers and panels related, but not limited, to the following topics are invited to participate in this conference:
- Historiography and the Archive: Issues and Debates
- Precolonial, Colonial, Imperial, and Postcolonial Histories
- Intellectuals, Intellectual Histories, and Philippine Studies
- Philippine Languages and Literatures
- Philippine Architecture, Theater, and the Arts
- Nation-Making, Nationness, and Nationalism
- Politics, Politicians, and State Building
- Social Histories
- “What is Obscure, Hidden, and Marginal” in Philippine History and Current Affairs
- Local and Regional Histories
- Cultural Studies
- The Philippines in Asia and the World
Selected papers that pass the refereeing process will be included in a special issue of Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints, the quarterly published by the Ateneo de Manila University since 1953.
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