The 2023 activities of the Philippine Studies Group at the York Centre for Asian Research, York University are supported through funding from the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto.

Event poster for the event with Urban Ecologies on the Edge: Making Manila's Resource Frontier

Urban Ecologies on the Edge: Making Manila’s Resource Frontier

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 | 15:00 to 17:00 EST
Room 280N, Second Floor, York Lanes, York University

In this presentation, Dr Saguin (UP Diliman) will examine urbanization as a frontier-making process through the example of Metro Manila in the Philippines and its adjacent resource frontier, Laguna Lake.


Annual Dance Showcase, “Cardinal Points”

15-17 February 2023 | 19:30 EST
Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre

The Philippine Studies Group is pleased to support the visit of two of the lead dancers from Bayanihan, the National Dance Company of the Philippines.


Dance Workshop with Bayanihan: the National Dance Company of the Philippines

Monday, 13 February 2023 | 18:00 to 21:00 EST
Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre, 5225 Orbitor Drive, Unit 3, Mississauga

A rare opportunity to learn Philippine folk dance from Leo Lorilla and Pamela Corales, core performing artists of the world-renowned Bayanihan Dance Company.