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Book launch April 12, 2014, San Francisco Public Library

I’m excited to announce the launch of my second book, co-authored with my colleague Pawan Dhingra at the San Francisco Public Library on April 12, 2014. It will be held at the Koret Auditorium.    

Barnard College, Columbia University

The Politics of Emigration: The Philippine Case TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013 6 PM SULZBERGER PARLOR, 3RD FLOOR BARNARD HALL Robyn Rodriguez presents research from her recent book, Migrants for Exports, where she examines why and how the Philippine government has become a “labor brokerage state” that supplies the world’s labor markets with thousands of workers every […]

Filipino American History Month 2013, Symposium on Critical Filipino/a Studies at UCSD

Click HERE for more details on the Critical Filipino and Filipina Studies Collective Symposium, October 11-13, 2013, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Cross-Cultural Center

Antioch University

In the fall of 2012, I spoke on a panel at Antioch University organized by Professor Michael Viola (here is the link to part 1 and part 2 of the talk). Following the panel was a workshop planning the revival of the Critical Filipino/Filipina Studies Collective (CFFSC). I was amongst the founding members of the CFFSC […]

UC Irvine

My colleague from Rutgers, Ulla Berg, and I were awarded a Collaborative Compositions Residency by the UC Humanities Institute. We were able to work intensively on the introduction of our special issue of Identities at UC Irvine. The residency included travel and accommodations for ten days. While there, we also presented on the working draft of our work. […]

University of British Columbia, Canada

I was invited to speak as part of the Philippine Studies Series organized by the Philippine Studies Group at UBC. There are some incredibly dynamic Filipino graduate students there. UBC is so interesting intellectually, but it’s also just a stunningly beautiful campus. I’d love to go back!  

Portland State University

I had an opportunity to speak (for the second year in a row) at Portland State University. This time I was invited to give a lecture on my research of migrant women’s activism by the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department. I don’t think I expected it, but there were probably nearly a hundred people […]

Kassel University, Germany

I was one of a handful of non-European scholars invited to participate in the 2012 “kritnet” conference (link to kritnet:http://kritnet.org/) held at Kassel Univesity in Germany. I shared some of my initial reflections on my research on race and immigration in New Jersey on a panel entitled,MORNING PANEL “THE RACISM OF BORDER REGIMES“  Info on the Conference: […]