Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Recommended Books of 2023

Often underreported in American history are significant events that forge a future path for U.S. and Philippine relations. In 2023, US-Philippines Society programs highlighted two highly informative historical books with American perspectives on U.S. foreign policy, focusing on key figures and groups at the turn of the century. “Bounden Duty” …

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In Memoriam | Noel “Sonny” Izon

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Noel “Sonny” Izon, age 76, in Milan Italy, a place he loved to visit. His wife, Kathryn, and family members were with him in the hospital where he received care after a massive heart attack. Sonny …

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Understanding Philippine History through Maps and Visual Arts

Historian and Humanities Professor Ambeth R. Ocampo was the featured speaker at the September 7 presentation “Rizal, Maps, and the Emergence of the Filipino Nation,” jointly organized by the US-Philippines Society and Sentro Rizal Philippine Embassy Washington DC, in support of the Philippine initiative, the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Sept 7 | Rizal, Maps, and the Emergence of the Filipino Nation

The US-Philippines Society and Sentro Rizal of the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. invite you to an evening presentation RIZAL, MAPS, and the EMERGENCE OF THE FILIPINO NATION, a special talk by Professor Ambeth Ocampo Thursday, 07 September 2023 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT Philippine Embassy Chancery Annex 1617 …

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Marking Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Philippine Historical Tour in Washington

As we celebrate this month’s Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) Heritage in the United States, the US-Philippines Society and the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC hosted a May 18 book event “Walking Through Philippine History in Washington DC,” featuring writer and Georgetown University Walsh School …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

May 18 Book Talk | Walking Through History

Walking Through History featuring Erwin Tiongson Thursday, 18 May 2023 6:00 PM PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CHANCERY ANNEX 1617 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 In celebration of the Asian American Heritage month in May, Sentro Rizal of the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. and the US-Philippines Society proudly present “Kumustahan sa …

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Philippine Women Leaders in Business and Civil Society

Marking International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month: Influential Philippine Women Leaders in Business and Civil Society Makati City – A highlight of the US-Philippines Society Board program in Manila was a January 31 presentation by a distinguished panel of Philippine women entrepreneurs and innovators across key sectors of the …

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Jan 17 | Philippine Nurses in the US: Faith and Professional Communities in the Age of COVID and Anti-Asian Hate

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 2:00-3:00 pm EST IN-PERSON EVENT Georgetown University, McGhee Library Edward B. Bunn, S.J., Intercultural Center (ICC) Suite 301 3700 O Street NW Washington, DC 20057 Philippine nurses in the US worked on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and accounted for a disproportionate number of all …

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Enduring US-Philippines Educational Linkages Spanning over a Century

Washington, DC – At a November 9 presentation at Georgetown University, author Kate Baker previewed her forthcoming book, “Bounden Duty: Wars, Schools, and Empire in the Philippines,” centered on colonial-era efforts to establish a public school system in the Philippines. In her presentation, Baker detailed the work of turn-of-the-century American …

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Nov 9: US-PH Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites

U.S.-Philippines Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites IN-PERSON EVENT Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:00 PM -4:00 PM EDT Georgetown University McGhee Library 3700 O St NW Washington, DC 20057 A delegation of some 540 American teachers representing major educational institutions including Harvard, Yale, Cornell and Georgetown universities, boarded …

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