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Building Filipino Hawai'i

Roderick N. Labrador

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival research, this book delves into the ways Filipinos in Hawaiʻi have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream acceptance ... More


“Talk about Luck”: Coherence, Contingency, Character, and Class in the Life Stories of Filipino Canadians in Toronto

Bonnie McElhinny, Valerie Damasco, Shirley Yeung, Angela F. De Ocampo, Monina Febria, Christianne Collantes, and Jason Salonga

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

For many immigrants to Canada, including Filipino Canadian immigrants, a discontinuous narrative about one's professional life is the norm; many immigrants end up working in jobs different than those ... More


Colonial Capital, Global City

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the twin roles of Manila as a colonial capital and an important node in early modern global networks. It gives a historical overview of the Spanish conquest, the foundation of ... More


Mapping Musical Cultures

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter critiques the descriptions of prehispanic Filipino music that were made by early modern ethnographers, demonstrating the value of colonial historiography in the reconstruction of lost ... More


Courtship and Syncretism in Colonial Genres

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues that apparent similarities between Filipino and Spanish musical practices acted as points of convergence that promoted sustained “courtship” and engagement between the distinct ... More


“We Can Laugh at Ourselves”: Hawai'i Ethnic Humor, Local Identity, and the Myth of Multiculturalism

Roderick N. Labrador

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the intersection of language, humor, and representation in the linguistic practices of Hawai'i comedians. In these comedy performances Mock Filipino is often employed to ... More


Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More


Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Martin Joseph Ponce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book charts an expansive history of Filipino literature in the United States, forged within the dual contexts of imperialism and migration, from the early twentieth century into the twenty-first ... More


 Consolidating Democracy: Filipino Evangelicals between People Power Events, 1986–2001

Lim David S.

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“People Power” events in the Philippines were a significant model in the “third wave” of democratization in that region the 1970s and 1980s. This chapter discusses evangelicals' role in People Power ... More


From Old Worlds to New

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces missionary Philippine Duchesne, who entered a cloistered Visitation convent in Grenoble in 1787. Forced to leave because of the Revolution, she joined the Religious of the ... More


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