26TH ANNUAL MANILA STUDIES CONFERENCE, August 16-17, 2017

Manila Studies Conference 2017

26TH ANNUAL MANILA STUDIES CONFERENCE
Tanghalan Leandro Locsin, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila
August 16-17, 2017

PROGRAMME
August 16, 2017
Day 1
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Opening of The Arrabales of Manila Exhibit
Ground Floor, NCCA Building
National Anthem
Invocation
Welcome Remarks
Virgilio S. Almario
Chair, NCCA
Exhibit Overview
Lorelei D.C. De Viana
Ribbon Cutting and Exhibit Viewing
Refreshments
Session 1
10:30 am – 12:00 nn
Conference Overview
Lorelei D.C. de Viana

Acknowledgment of Participants and Welcome to Session 1
Manuel Zamora, Jr.

Pangpang Lüsung
Looking at Prehispanic Batangas-Manila-Pampanga Riverine-Coastal Network
Joel Pabustan Mallari
DepEd City of San Fernando, Pampanga

What lies beneath the Pamantasan? Salvage Archaeology at Old Gusaling Villegas Site,
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Intramuros, Manila
Ivan B. Cultura and Maricar B. Belarmino
National Museum of the Philippines

The Stone that Built Manila and its Quarries as Heritage Sites
Rona R. Repancol
University of Santo Tomas

Open Forum
Session Chair and Moderator
Manuel Zamora Jr.

Lunch Break
12:00 nn – 1:00 pm

Session 2
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

A Nick Joaquin Retrospective: On the Occasion of the Birth Centenary of Nick Joaquin
Gemino H. Abad
University of the Philippines Diliman

The Blossoming in Faith of a National Artist:
Mariology, Masters and Movements in Rolando Tinio’s Santo Rosario Writings (1952-1963)
Manuel R. Zamora, Jr.
Colegio de San Juan de Letran

Cultural Nationalism of the 1930’s:
Zeitgeist through the lens of Felipe Padilla de Leon, Sr. (1912-1992)
Renato Lucas
University of Santo Tomas

Open Forum
Marya Svetlana T. Camacho
Session Chair and Moderator

Session 3
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Towards a Rhizomatic Conception of Philippine Film History
(A Commemorative Paper on the Centennial of Philippine Cinema, 1917-2017)
Nick Deocampo
Independent Film Maker

Open Forum
Session Chair and Moderator
Maria Eloisa Parco de Castro

Merienda

August 17, 2017
Day 2

Session 4
9:00 am -10:30 am

Retracing the Journey of Sorsogon Abaca to Manila Hemp
Stephen Henry S. Totanes
Sorsogon State College
Ateneo de Naga University

Medicine and Pharmacy in Colonial Manila During the late 19th Century:
A Gendered Perspective
Leo Angelo Nery
Ateneo de Manila University/Far Eastern University

Far from Isolation: The Spatial Politics of the Relocation of the University of the Philippines Main Campus, 1930s–1970s
Michael D. Pante
Ateneo de Manila University

Open Forum
Session Chair and Moderator
Mary Jane Louise Bolunia

10:30-11:00 am
Coffee Break

Session 5
11:00 am – 12:00 nn

Angel and Cross-bones: On La Loma Cemetery Chapel’s Visual Motifs’ Meaning
Romeo Galang, Jr.
Far Eastern University

Civic Engagement in Urban Water Governance: The Case of Pasig River
Rehabilitation in Metropolitan Manila, the Philippines
Don Johnson Lontoc
Politecnico di Milano

Open Forum
Session Chair and Moderator
Lorelei D.C. de Viana

Lunch Break
12:00 nn – 1:00 pm

Session 6
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Dilao: A Heritage Recollection
Gerard Lico
University of the Philippines Diliman

Sampaloc Skywalk – An Innovative and Alternative Pedestrianization Strategy
Along España Boulevard
Henry Felix E. Herrera
University of Santo Tomas

The Rehabilitation and Modernization of the Old Agriculture Building
for the Museum of Natural History
Dominic Galicia

Open Forum
Session Chair and Moderator
Christian Paul Ramos

Book Launching
2:30 pm -3:30 pm

MANILA Selected Papers of the 2016 Manila Studies Conference
Manila Studies Association and The National Commission for Culture and the Arts –
Committee on Historical Research 2016
Edited by Marya Svetlana T. Camacho

Regulating Colonial Spaces (1565-1944)
Published by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts
Gerard Lico and Lorelei D.C. de Viana

Closing of the Conference
and
Thanks and Appreciation

Farewell Merienda

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~ by Martin Gaerlan on August 2, 2017.

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