ASIAN CENTER COORDINATOR, TRI-COLLEGE PhD Philippine Studies Program
Ph.D. in Philippine Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman
Resistance literature • Marxist/postcolonial studies • Testimonial writings • Diaspora
B.A. Education, Pamantasang Lungsod ng Maynila, 1999
M.A. Education, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 2007
Ph.D. Philippine Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 2015
Resistance literature and Marxist studies
Critical pedagogy and Testimonial writings
Diaspora and postcolonial theories
PS 202 Theories & Perspectives in Philippine Studies.
PS 212 Filipino Identities
PS 219 Seminar: Philippine Society & Culture
AS 255.3 Culture & Society in Southeast Asia
PS 301 Perspectives in Philippine Studies
Forthcoming. 2018 Philippine Development Report, co-edited with Joefe B. Santarita. Hainan: Hainan Normal University, China.
2020. "Theologizing Literature: Reading the Poems of Kim Chi Ha and Amado Hernandez through the Lens of Liberation Theology." Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 19 (57): 210–24.
2019. “Occluded Histories: Philippine Labor After EDSA.” Philippine Political Science Journal 40 (1–2): 3–31.
2019. “Revisiting Paulo: Critical Pedagogy and Testimonial Narratives in the Philippines K-12 Curriculum.” Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies 17 (2): 246–78.
2018. "The Migrant Worker as Disposable Body: Testimonial Narratives from a Nongovernment Organization." Humanities Diliman 15 (2): 38–61.
2018. "Exotifying Bodies: Self-Flagellation, Abjection, and Social Memory." Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities 10 (3): 149–57.
2013. Kontra-Diskurso: Testimonial Narratives of Filipino Workers in a Foreign Company. Humanities Diliman 10 (1): 44–63
2013. Narrativizing marginality and hope: Testimonial narratives of students in a night school. The Scholastican Journal 3.
2012. Voicing resistance: Testimonial narratives of the families and friends of the disappeared. Philippine Humanities Review 14 (1).
2012. Education and resistance: Testimonies for critical pedagogy and literacy. The Scholastican Journal 115–36.
2012. Transgressive bridging: Critical pedagogies and Philippine Studies. Dalumat 3 (1–2).
2011. Speaking of the subaltern: Subjectivities and resistance in the testimonial narratives of workers. Diliman Review 58 (1–4).
2011. The Manila teachers’ movement: History, challenges, prospects. Selected papers of the 20th Annual Manila Studies Conference July 28-29, 2011.
Forthcoming. "Toyota Motors Philippines Foundation: Championing Social Upliftment and Nation-Building through Public Service." In Toyota in the Philippines: 30 Years and Beyond in Nation-Building, edited by Joefe B. Santarita, 19–28. Quezon City: Toyota Philippines and Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman.
2019. “Marxism: Culture, Class, and Ideology.” In Breaking Walls: A Collection of Literature Teaching Modules, edited by M.T. Wright, M.J. Duque, V. Groyon, and T.S. Simon, 153–57. Manila: DLSU Department of Literature.
Forthcoming. "Problematizing Progress, Interrogating Development: The Philippines in 2018.” In 2018 Philippine Development Report, edited by Joefe B. Santarita and Noel Christian Moratilla, 19–26. Hainan: Hainan Normal University, China. (Co-authored with Joefe B. Santarita)
2019. "The Prisoner as Testimonialista: A Book Review of Bobby V. Villagracia’s Selda Dos (Manila City Jail)." Plaridel 16 (1): 235–40 (June 2019).
2016. Book review of Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future by Henry Giroux. The Scholastican Journal 4.
2018. "Recognizing the Exploited and Marginalized: ASEAN Integration and Critical Education." Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia 53 (2): 103–07.
2013. Continuing dissent: Reflecting on my paper on the disappeared. Insights, St. Scholastica’s College Manila, 14.
2013. On research, narratives, marginality, and hope. Insights, St. Scholastica’s College Manila, 15.
2013. Pedagohiya, testimonio, at ang karanasan ng mga guro. Insights, St. Scholasticas College Manila. 16.
Forthcoming. “Pinoy Patriot,” Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia 56 (1)
Forthcoming. “Ode to Self as Passenger,” “In Medias Res,” “Solitude” Diliman Review 56: (1)
2020. “Gwangju Blues Reprise,” Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine 52
2017. "Impression." Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia 53 (2): 122–23.
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