Southeast Asian 160: Philippine Cultural Politics

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 14110
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

Session A: May 24-July 2

MWF 9-11:30 am


Can a song inspire a revolution? The course focuses on literary, visual, and performance texts that participated in political discourses in the Philippines. What strategies did the writers and artists employ? How did writers and artists face issues of censorship and persecution? How did social movements influence these texts, and in turn, how did these texts contribute to these social movements?