PERLAS SPONSORS


SSHRC supports research in the social sciences and humanities enhancing our understanding of modern social, cultural, technological, environmental, economic and wellness issues. They enable the raising of profound questions about who we are as human beings, what we need in order to thrive in complex and challenging times, and where we are headed in the new millennium. (Description adapted from website)


ABS-CBN, one of the major broadcasting network in the Philippines, has always been guided by one principle – to be of service to each and every Filipino. Our flagship product, TFC, The Filipino Channel, is a 24-hour cable, satellite, IPTV, web & mobile service that broadcasts globally, carrying a range of programs to suit the needs and preferences of over 8 million overseas Filipinos. TFC provides both TV and Radio entertainment and offers shows reflective of Filipino culture and values.evolve to be responsive to the needs of our ‘Kapamilyas’.


The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) supports cutting-edge research, teaching and outreach activities in gender, sexuality and feminist studies. We aim to produce knowledge that is accessible to the public and in dialogue with our local communities, and we are committed to creating a more just, equal, responsive and creative world. (Description adapted from website)


Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) Inc. is an award-winning youth organization working to preserve and promote Philippine culture. Based in Winnnipeg MB.


Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies Initiative (BCFSI) draws its mission from the life’s work of Carlos Bulosan, worker, writer and activist. BCFSI aims at studying and analyzing the Filipino experience in the United States and the broader diaspora through interdisciplinary, community-engaged research, with a particular focus on the most marginalized and vulnerable groups.​ (Description adapted from website)


PILAK SPONSORS


PINAY Quebec is a not-for-profit grassroots organization for migrant and immigrant Filipino women that was founded in 1991. Their mission is to empower Filipino women, and in particular domestic workers, to fight for their basic rights and welfare. PINAY educates caregivers on their rights, organize migrant and immigrant women workers, provide services to our members and advocate for progressive changes to immigration and labour policy in Quebec. (Description adapted from website)

The Dean of Arts Development Fund at McGill University provides essential funding for programs, such as internship awards, research internships, student advising, as well as numerous events, research projects, and publications proposed by students and faculty members.


TANSO SPONSORS


Over the course of several decades, Drawn & Quarterly has grown from a single-issue magazine to an internationally renowned publisher of the world’s best cartoonists. The company’s dedication to high production values, editorial integrity, and artistic autonomy has led to it being described by Time as “the most elegant comics publisher in North America.” (Description adapted from website)


Neither an institution nor an artist-run centre, MAI is often referred to as that strange beast for its multifaceted modus operandi and mandate specificity: an inclusionary, pluricultural, pluridisciplinary presenter also operating an artist-driven mentorship program, and the conveyor of an annual community exchange/public development program entitled Public +.


Meritage Press seeks to expand fresh ways of featuring literary and other art forms. Meritage expects to publish a wide range of artists – poets, writers, visual artists, dancers, and performance artists. 


Established in 2016, Paloma Press is a San Francisco Bay Area-based independent literary press publishing poetry, prose, and limited edition books. Paloma Press believes in the power of the literary arts, how it can create empathy, bridge divides, change the world. (Description adapted from website)



The Southeast Asia Lecture Series is organized by Dr. Erik Kuhonta, Associate Professor at McGill University’s Department of Political Science. His areas of interest include Comparative Politics, Southeast Asian Politics, the Political Economy of Development, and Inequality.

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