I will be doing a Philippine launch of my book »Sounding Modernities: Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946« on 21 February at the University of the Philippines Diliman-College of Music! As part of the Musikolokya, I will also give a lecture on the nineteenth-century theatre and musical practices in Manila and… Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that my book, »Sounding Modernities: Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946« is now out! I would like to cordially invite you to a small gathering of friends to celebrate the launching of the book. This will take place on 12 October at the University Theatre in Amsterdam… Continue reading
On 31 January 2018, I will be launching my new research project »Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Sound Recordings of Southeast Asia, 1890-1950«. During the launch, Kati Röttger will introduce the project. I will talk about the content of the research, introduce the website, and present the trailer for the project’s podcast. I am… Continue reading
Many thanks to the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin for sponsoring and hosting our Explorative Workshop “Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific” on 11-12 January 2018. Here is a short interview where I talk about our upcoming colloquium.
SPIN organizes the international conference, Rethinking the Dynamics of Music and Nationalism. The conference is set on 26-29 September 2017 at De Rode Hoed, Cultureel Centrum (Amsterdam). The full program can be found here. I’ll be presenting my research on the Philippine Military Band within my proposed framework of The Anthropology of Sound. Here’s the abstract: The volatile sonus… Continue reading
The Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies is hosting a special conference entitled Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of the Global. University of Amsterdam 4-5 July 2017 Here’s the abstract of my talk: Globalization in cylinders: Auditioning the early global acoustic epistemology Globalization is often constituted within an ocularcentric epistemology: cartographic representations and the… Continue reading
This year’s theme for the third annual conference of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies is: “Where Are We Now? Temporalities of Globalisation”. At the conference I will talk about how the reiteration of the nineteenth-century migrant Manila musicians in the contemporary Overseas Filipino entertainers is historically rooted in earlier forms and temporalities of globalization that… Continue reading
The German Theatre Studies Association (Gesselschaft für Theaterwissenschaft) will hold its 16th Congress with the theme: “Theater als Kritik” (Theater as Critique) on 3-6 November 2016. This year’s conference is co-organized by the Department of Applied Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, the Institute of Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, and the Hessischen… Continue reading
The Global Theatre Histories Research Project holds its final conference entitled Translocating Theatre Histories on 19-21 August 2016. The event will conclude the project’s six-year run under the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and will inaugurate the new Center for Global Theatre Histories in Munich. In the conference, I will be talking about… Continue reading
The deadline for application for the MA International Dramaturgy is 1 March 2015, (1 February for those applying for scholarship). For more information and online application procedure, visit the program website. Scholarships for non-EU citizens must be applied for directly on the Nuffic website.