Update on March 3rd: Congratulations to Justin Jackson (Columbia University) and Stephanie Santos (UCLA) who are this year’s recipients of PSG Travel Awards for the 2014 AAS Conference in Philadelphia. Justin Jackson will present his paper entitled “The U.S. Army and the Racial Management of Chinese and Filipino Labor in the Spanish and Philippine-American Wars.” He also organized the session New Perspectives on the Chinese in the Modern Colonial Philippines. Stephanie Santos will present her paper “‘We Were Not Poor; We Were Made Poor’: Development and Dispossession in Metro Manila” as part of an inter-area border-crossing-diaspora panel Space, Property, & Privilege in South and Southeast Asia.
Junior scholars or graduate students presenting on their research concerning the Philippines at the AAS in Philadelphia can apply for a PSG Travel Award to assist in conference travel. See the announcement and contact the country chair or any member of the PSG Travel Fund Committee by February 22, 2013.