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Juanita Tamayo-Lott to speak at FANHS PA Banquet, October 17

Please save the date and join us - October 17, 2008 - for the FANHS Pennsylvania Chapter's Banquet for Filipino American History Month, to be held at 6 pm at the H.K. Golden Phoenix Restaurant @ 911-913 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Tickets are $35 each. To purchase tickets, contact: FANHS PA@gmail.com or call Kim Barroso, FANHS PA President, 713.501.3463 or Brad Baldia, FANHS National Trustee, 215.715.3046. Others involved in the planning committee are Marife Domingo domingo.marife@gmail.com / Cathy Madeja cathy_madeja@yahoo.com / George Gesmundo gesmundophotoart@gmail.com /

The FANHS PA Banquet's featured speaker is:

JUANITA TAMAYO LOTT, nationally known as a pioneer in the field of Filipino American and Asian American Studies, was one of the students who developed the rationale and curriculum for the first Asian American Studies Program in the United State at San Fancisco State in spring 1969. She was founding chair of the Pilipino Studies Planning Group and sp…

Legacies of Ethnic Studies since 1969

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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 …