Legacies of Ethnic Studies since 1969

This picture truly reflects the legacies and diversity -- both intergenerational and regional -- of FANHS. It's from the July 4 panel, "Inspiration, Influence, and Intrigue: the Long Reach and Hidden Impacts of Filipino American Studies since 1969," at the 12th Biennial National Conference of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) in Anchorage, Alaska. Organized by Juanita Tamayo Lott, the panel included presentations by founders of Ethnic Studies -- Daniel Phillip Gonzales, Asian American Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University and Juanita Tamayo Lott, Senior Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC -- as well as a presentation by Gem Daus, the instructor of one of the newest Filipino American Studies courses at the University of Maryland, College Park.

After the inspiring presentations and lively discussion, generations of Filipino American studies instructors and students from throughout the USA posed for this historic photograph. Included are a number of leaders of Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP) www.pepsf.org of San Francisco State University who presented both their own workshop as well as a highly engaging plenary session at FANHS.

Pictured from left to right, row 1, seated:

Daniel Phillip Gonzales, Asian American Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University,

Dr. Joan May T. Cordova, FANHS National President & Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) professor,

Oscar Penaranda, FANHS Trustee & founding FANHS San Francisco President, pioneering poet/writer, former SF State instructor, and high school teacher,

Juanita Tamayo Lott , Senior Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC,

Dr. N. Judy Patacsil, FANHS San Diego & Trustee, Miramar Community College professor

Rodel Rodis, Attorney & Board Member, San Francisco Community Colleges,

Dr. Allan Bergano, FANHS Founding President – Hampton Roads Chapter, Virginia & Managing Editor of two intergenerational oral history publications, "In Our Aunties' Words: The Filipino Spirit of Hampton Roads" & "In Our Uncles' Words: We Fought for Freedom" www.fanhs-hr.org

Row 2, left to right, standing:

Veronica Baybay Salcedo, FANHS Hampton Roads Chapter President, Teacher, Bayside High School, VA Beach,

Dr. Marie-Therese Sulit, Mount Saint Mary College, NY, professor,

Rebecca Baroma, Los Angeles,

Annaliza Torres, FANHS Seattle,

Emily P. Lawsin, FANHS Trustee & University of Michigan professor,

Arlene Daus-Magbual, San Francisco State University, PEP Associate Director of Program Development,

Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University professor & Director of PEP

Eunice Mae Lee, PEP Longfellow Coordinator and Teacher,

Dr. Linda Revilla, FANHS Sacramento & National Trustee, California State University, Sacramento professor

Dr. Patricia Espiritu Halagao, FANHS Trustee & University of Hawai'i, Manoa, professor.

Francisco Sibal, of Phoenix Publishing, publishers of Pin@y Educational Partnerships [PEP] curriculum

FANHS Alaska representative

Row 3, left to right, standing:

Gem Daus, Filipino American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park,
Maria Paz G. Esguerra, PhD candidate, University of Michigan,

Nicollette Magsambol, San Francisco State University, PEP Longfellow Elementary School Coordinator

Joan Vitorelo, Community College of San Francisco Administrator

Jocyl Sacramento, M.A. student, San Francisco State University, PEP Burton High School Curriculum Coordinator

Roderick Daus-Magbual, Ed.D student, University of San Francisco, PEP Associate Director of Curriculum Development

Ryan Leano, PEP Community College of San Francisco Teacher,

FANHS Alaska representative

Missing from photo: Dr. Dawn Boholano Mabalon, FANHS Trustee & San Francisco State University professor (who taught the first ever Filipino American history course at Stanford University). Attending another workshop was FANHS Hampton Roads high school teacher Ray Obispo, FANHS Trustee & Adviser to Salem High School's Filipino American Cultural Society (FACS), whose dramatic representations of Filipino American history have been nationally recognized for more than a decade.

For more information, photos, and videos, please also see the FANHS group site on Facebook.


Dawn said…
Yikes! I'm so sorry I missed this picture. I slipped out to see the presentations of our cousin Tala Ibabao and our other cousin Richard Villegas and I completely missed my FANHS family and other cousins in this pic!!!

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