Next week, I will be at the Universität Konstanz to give a guest lecture at the Symposium on Modern and Contemporary History organized by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Osterhammel. I will be talking about a chapter on my dissertation, “Echoing Modernities: Music and Theatre in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1948”… Continue reading
I will be at the LMU Center for Advanced Studies in Munich next week to participate at the Cultural Brokers: Nomenclature, Knowledge and Negotiations of (Performance) Agents, Managers and Impresarios (1850-1930) organized by Dr. Nic Leonhardt. I’ll be presenting a draft of my article on the migrant Manila musicians who… Continue reading
Dr. Nic Leonhardt, Prof. Dr. Christopher Balme, and I will be presenting a panel entitled: “Detecting Performance Brokers: Theatrical Agents, Managers and Impresarios in Global Theatre Histories (1850-1920)” at the Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Performance, Display—6th Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”. 8-10… Continue reading
Next month, I will be at the University of British Columbia to give a guest lecture at the Philippine Studies Lecture Series. The title of my talk is “Echoing Sonic Modernities: Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia-Pacific, 1869 -1948”. Please come, there will be Filipino food in the after talk reception!… Continue reading
Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?
You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?