21st Annual Manila Studies Conference, July 18-19, 2012

Martin R. Gaerlan, curator of Museo Santisima Trinidad, will present a paper ” Where Is Sampaloc, Manila? Cartographic Reflections at the Edges of Spanish and American Colonial Period” during the 21st Annual Manila Studies Conference this July 18-19, 2012 at the University Conference Center of the Far-Eastern University, Sampaloc, Manila. The paper seeks to contribute to an increased understanding of the cartographic history of Sampaloc, Manila based on a review of selected maps during the Spanish and American colonial period. Complete Conference Details as follows:

  • DAY 1
  • July 18, 2012 – Wednesday       
  • 7:30 a.m.                      Registration of Participants
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.            Opening of Conference
  • 9:30-10:00 a.m.          Break
  •     Session 1     
  •  10:00-12:00 noon
  • Archaeological Sites and their Context
  • Ame M. Garong, National Museum
  • Venerable Hermandad del Santo Cristo de Longos: 308 Years of History, Traditions and Spirituality
  • Wilson S. Chua, Far Eastern University
  • Virgen del Pozo: Sacred Space, Syncretism and the Geopolitics of Healing Water
  • Jose Alain Austria, DLSU College of St. Benilde
  •     12:00-1:00 p.m.     Lunch
  •     Session 2                                                                                                                            
  •     1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Manila: A Frontier City  
  •  Jose S. Arcilla, S. J., Ateneo de Manila University
  • The Fish Corrals of Manila and its Environs, 1881-1884: A Preliminary Study
  • Marco Stefan B. Lagman, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • Where is Sampaloc, Manila? Cartographic Reflections at the Edges of the Spanish and American Colonial Period
  • Martin Gaerlan, Independent Researcher
  •     Session 3
  •  2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Language and the Metropolis: The Origins of Tagalog as the Basis of the National Language
  • Maria Teresa Trinidad P. Tinio, Far Eastern University
  • Layunin, Estratehiya at Pagtatatag ng Mga Pampublikong Paaralan sa Maynila (1898-1913)
  • Marlon S. Delupio, De La Salle University Taft
  •     3:00-4:00 pm
  • Book Raffle and Merienda
  • DAY 2
  • July 28, 2011 – Thursday    
  •     Session 4     8:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Medicine and Health Care in Greater Manila during the Japanese Occupation Period, 1941-1945
  • Arnel E. Joven, University of Asia and the Pacific
  • Emancipation of a National Artist: Manila in Rolando Tinio’s Letran Writings
  • Manuel R. Zamora Jr., Colegio de San Juan de Letran
  • Reinventing Escolta and Its Environs through Historic Preservation
  • Norma I. Alarcon, University of Santo Tomas
  •    10:00-10:30    Coffee Break
  •     Session 5     10:30-12:00 noon
  •             Ang Mga Bakla at Tomboy sa Lipunang Tundo
  •             Gil Gotiangco Jr. II, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • Book Launching of Manila: Selected Papers from the 20th Annual Manila Studies Conference (2011)
  •             Marya Svetlana T. Camacho, editor
  • Published with funding assistance from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts
  •             Closing of the Conference – Thanks and Appreciation
  •     12:00-1:00 p.m.    Lunch
  •     1:00-3:00 p.m.      Tour of FEU and merienda


Additional conference & contact details available at the Manila Studies Association website (http://pnhsi.tripod.com/id17.html).

~ by Martin Gaerlan on June 7, 2012.

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