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Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries Book launch
November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This groundbreaking collection brings together artists, scholars, and community members as they reflect on the contributions of LGBTQ Filipinos/as to Canadian culture and society. This launch will feature performances, reflections, and community dialogues focused on the role of art in pursuing social change.
PERFORMANCES BY: Pantayo, Sofonda Cox, Vachina Dynasty, Ms. Nookie Galore (Patrick Salvani), and Sean Kua
REFLECTIONS BY: Richard Fung, Roland Sintos Coloma, John Paul Catungal, May Farrales, Casey Nicole Mecija, Lani Montreal, Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Pj Alafriz, Melanya Liwanag Aguila, Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Christine Balmes, and many more.
Books will be sold for 20% off list price. All proceeds will go to community organizations committed to advancing equity and social justice.
FILIPINO FOOD WILL BE SERVED. CASH BAR. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
New College, University of Toronto
The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto
Women & Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto