I gave a lecture on my book in the fall of 2010 at UCLA organized by the UCLA Migration Study Group, Dept. of Asian American Studies, and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies University of California, Los Angeles. My very good friend and colleague, L.M.S.P. Burns, was amongst the key organizers of the event.

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The room was packed. I was surprised by all the interest that undergraduates had in the book. In addition, I did a workshop with graduate students and mentoring them through their dissertation proposals, writing samples, CVs, etc. I also had a chance to share my work with the Filipino Migrant Center