The Recording of our Latest Webinar on Book History is Now Available!

Screenshot of recording of the Webinar on Book History in the Philippines, 1850-1950, (October 30, 2020) hosted by the University of Michigan Library and Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Screenshot of recording of the Webinar on Book History in the Philippines, 1850-1950, (October 30, 2020) hosted by the University of Michigan Library and Universidad Complutense de Madrid

We are very pleased to announce that the video of  the Webinar on book history in the Philippines (1850-1950), which we hosted last October, is now widely available.

Under the title, Books & Press under Different Regimes of Power: The Philippines between 1850-1950, the webinar gathered scholars, librarians, and curators from the Philippines, Europe, and the USA, to discuss various case studies of how political and cultural forces shaped the production and reception of books, journals, and newspapers in the Philippines between 1850 and 1950. The details of the program of this webinar are listed below:

Books and Press under Different Regimes of Power: The Philippines between 1850 and 1950

Second Session in a Series of Virtual Encounters on Book History

Talks & Speakers:

“Under Three Flags, 1896-1946: A Brief History of Philippine Book History”
Vernon R. Totanes (Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University)

"Contested Readings of US Empire in the Philippines"
(Sarah Steinbock-Pratt, University of Alabama)

"Culture and Science in Philippine Journalism, 1850-1900"
Jorge Mojarro (University of Santo Tomas, Manila)

"The Printing of Spanish language Literature in the Philippines and its Digital Preservation Today"
Rocío Ortuño Casanova (University of Antwerp)

Chair: Marlon James Sales (University of Michigan)