Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

“Taking the Long Route: Ethnographic Metacommentary as Method in the Anthropological Film Practice,” Current Anthropology 60, no. 6 (December 2019): 774-795. Download

“Urban “Clutter”: Stairway Landings of Shanghai.” Streetnotes 26, no. 1 (2019). Download

“Negative productions during fieldwork in the hometown.” GeoHumanities 3, no. 2 (2017): 307-327. Download

Open-Access Doctoral Manuscript

“Migration and Intimacy in the Town of Dollars, Philippines,” Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Canada. Download

Book Chapters

“Bamboo Baskets Industry in Nabua, Camarines Sur.” Pp. 25-28 in Kabansayan: Contemporary Arts from the Regions – Bikol, Philippines,” edited by Tito Valiente and Dennis Gonzaga. Naga City, Philippines: Ateneo de Naga Press, Philippines, 2017

“On Identity and Development: Filipino Women Entertainers in Transit in Japan.” Pp. 107-134 in Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives, edited by Derick Nault. Florida, USA: Brown Walker Press. 2008. Download

Public-facing Essays

“Responding to the Anti-Terror Law from the United States.” Rappler. July 22, 2020. LINK

“Anti-black attitudes among Filipinos, in the context of the U.S. Empire.” Rappler. June 23, 2020. LINK

“Extraordinary occupational hazards: PH migrants during the pandemic.” Rappler. April 25, 2020. LINK

“Demystifying the Campus Visit.” Inside Higher Ed. February 7, 2020.  LINK

Invited Art Writing

“By What Signs?” Franz Kaka Gallery, Toronto, Canada, May 2018. Download

“The Women in Our Lives: Response to Perla/Pervize.” Postscript at Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, October 2017. Download

“Notes from the Town of Dollars, Philippines.” Birds of Paradise, edited by Patrick Cruz. Centre A Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada, 2017. Download

Film Reviews

“Focus on the Philippines: Films from the Margins.” Visual Anthropology Review 33.1 (2017): 93-96. Download

“Walang Rape sa Bontok (Bontok, Rapeless).” Visual Anthropology Review 32, no. 2 (2016): 192-195 Download

Book Reviews

“Southeast Asian Anthropologies: National Traditions and Transnational Practices.” Edited by Eric C. Thompson and Vineeta Sinha. International Journal of Asian Studies 1, no. 3. Download

“A Duterte Reader: Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte’s Early Presidency. Edited by Nicole Curato.” Pacific Affairs 92, no. 3 (2019): 627-629. Download

“Cruel Optimism.” Gender, Place & Culture 20, no. 4 (2013): 551-552 Download

Unpublished Manuscripts

Organizational Micropolitics: An Ethnographic Study of a Filipino-run
Community Organization in Tokyo, Human Security Studies-Department of Anthropology, University of Tokyo, Japan.

“From Dusk to Dawn: Returned Filipino Women from Japan,” Department of Journalism, University of the Philippines. 2003.

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