CWVS joins 30th Confab on History and Culture

The Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS) of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) participated in the 30th Conference on History and Culture held at Romblon State University – Main Campus, Odiongan, Romblon, last 28-30 November 2019. The conference theme is, “Ang Pangingibang Bayan at ang Paghahanap ng Ginhawa sa Kasaysayan at Kalinangang Pilipino.

Dr. Randy Madrid, CWVS Director, presented his paper, "Pangangayaw ng mga Bisaya sa Fujian at Nanyang at ang Implikasyon nito sa Pagkabuo ng Pamayanang Tsino sa Oton, Iloilo noong Dantaon 14.” Madrid’s paper was an excursion on literatures about Visayas-China relations during the 14th century. The said paper was part of the panel “Pangangayaw sa Sinaunang Panahon hanggang sa Paglatag ng Kaayusang Kolonyal.”

Sashah Dioso, CWVS University Research Associate, presented his paper, "Bukay nga Pangayaw: Ang mga Misyonerong Mill Hill sa Hilagang Antique.” Dioso’s paper discussed the methods employed by the Mill Hill missionaries as pangayaw (immigrant) as they immersed in the life of communities in Pandan and Sebaste in Antique, and how were they perceived and accepted by tumanduk (natives). It also highlighted the contributions of these pangayaw to the life of tumandok. The said paper was part of the panel, “Ang Pangangayaw at Pananampalataya.”

The conference was attended by historians, cultural workers, and educators from different regions of the country.  It was organized by the Asosasyon ng mga Dalubhasa, may Hilig at Interes sa Kasaysayan (ADHIKA), Inc. – National. The conference for 2020 will be hosted by Cavite State University. (Source: CWVS)

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