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Selected Presentations

talks, lectures, presentations

Presentations: Price List

Meshes for Maps: Topologies of Southeast Asian Cinema

Dec 2022

33rd SGIFF Youth Critics Program

Artist Moving Images & Resistance during the Duterte Administration

June 2022

24th Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Biennial Conference

Audiovisual Culture, Human Rights, and Activist Documentary Practice Under Duterte

June 2022

2022 SEASIA Biennial Conference, BRIN, Jakarta

Truth-Telling and Activist Filmmaking amid the Illiberal Information Disorder (Keynote Lecture)

June 2022

International Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference

Collective action, individual decisions:
political documentaries and activist media collectives (panel)

May 2022

2022 Taiwan International Documentary Festival

Philippine Documentary: A view from the post-COVID information disorder

Mar 2022

2022 Society for Cinema and Media Society (SCMS) Conference

Documentary Practice & Activism during the Pandemic Lockdown in the Philippines

Dec 2021

9th International Conference on Southeast Asia, Universiti Malaya

Who Owns Your IG Post? Media Literacy Today

July 2021

Meridian International Learning Experience

Categories for a Topology of Southeast Asian Cinema

July 2021

Singapore Management University (Online)

The Figure of Home and the Negative Island in A House In Pieces

May 2021

Panel Discussion & Screening, Stories Beyond and Mindanews (Online)

Pop Culture and the Project of Decolonization

May 2021

University of San Carlos (Online)

From National Cinema to Film Islands

Feb 2021

International Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference (Online)

Rethinking Southeast Asian Cinema Studies

Oct 2020

Panel Discussion, Film Department, BINUS University (Online)

Philippine Cinema, A Century Hence

Nov 2019

Sine Cinema das Filipinas: Nos Cem Anos do Cinema Filipino Film Festival, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Lisbon

Mapping Mindanao Cinema

July 2019

Annual Philippine Studies Conference, SOAS, University of London

Regions Decentering National Cinema

May 2019

Interseksiyon: Panitikan, Pelikula, at Wikang Filipino, UPFI Film Center

Alternative Beginnings and Contested Futures:
Tracing Rizal in Early Cinema

July 2018

Bridging Worlds, Illumining the Archive: An International Conference in Honor of Professor Resil B. Mojares, Quezon City

Southeast Asian Regional Cinemas as ‘Independent’ Cinema

Dec 2017

SEASIA 2017: Transgressive Southeast Asia, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Revisiting Lino Brocka and Jose Lacaba’s Orapronobis in Dark Times

Nov 2017

5th Memory International Film Heritage Festival, Yangon

Considering Alternative Beginnings and Different Futures:
Rizal and the End of National Cinema

Sept 2017

SANDAAN Philippine Cinema Centennial Conference, De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde, Manila

Rizal and the Genesis of Filipino Film

July 2017

Lopez Museum and Library, Ortigas

A Genealogy of Philippine Film Realism

July 2016

9th Association for Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference, University of Nottingham-Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Locating Mike de Leon in Philippine Cinema

July 2016

10th International Conference on Philippine Studies, Silliman University, Dumaguete

Rural Landscape and the Formation of Philippine Cinema

Dec 2015

Situations International Conference: Ethnic Minorities and Diasporas in the Asian Context, Yonsei University, Seoul

Reorienting the Real, Introducing the Horror:
The Invention of New Lao Cinema

Nov 2015

Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP), University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta

Pinoy Telenovelas and Korean Historical Films

Oct 2015

Korean Cultural Festival, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan

Variations on a Theme: Philippine and South Korean Extreme

May 2015

Cultural Encounters: Asian Perspectives on Film, Literature and Society, a joint conference organized by University of Nottingham Malaysia and Yonsei University, Kuala Lumpur

The End of National Cinema:
Reflections on Philippine Cinema at the Turn of the Century

Feb 2015

3rd PASALE: Bicol Film Festival, Ateneo de Naga University

Haunting as Constitution of Philippine (Trans)National (Cinema) History

July 2014

8th Association of Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference, Thai Film Archive, Salaya

Anxieties in Philippine Transnational Cinema

Mar 2014

Philippine Studies Conference in Japan, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Brown-Skinned Virgin in Red Cheongsam:
The Ghost as a Figure of Justice in Southeast Asian Cinema

Oct 2013

Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia (DORISEA) Workshop, Vietnamese Institute of Culture and Arts, Hanoi

The Politics of Naming a Movement:
Independent Cinema According to Cinemalaya

July 2013

7th European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) Conference, University of Lisbon

The Face of Rizal as Medium:
Reflections on Nation, Religion, and the Documentary Image

June 2013

Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia (DORISEA) Mid-term Conference, University of Göttingen

Narrativizing the Archive: Three Case Studies from Southeast Asia:
The Philippines, Cambodia, and Indonesia

June 2012

7th Association of Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference, National Museum of Singapore

Manila by Night as Thirdspace

Mar 2012

2012 Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, University of Hong Kong

Making Heroism Unlikely:
On the Metafilm and Violence in Indie Cinema

July 2010

Cinemalaya Congress, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila

Literature Thru Film, Film Thru Literature:
Adaptation Criticism as Metacriticism

Mar 2009

UP College of Mass Communication Faculty Colloquium, University of the Philippines Diliman

Ang Tanawin at Paysaheng Rural sa Bagong Sineng Indie

Nov 2008

Ika-33 Kumperensiya ng Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao (UGAT), Holy Angel University, Angeles City

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