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Ambeth Ocampo opens ‘Cultural Intersections: The American Colonial Period’

What goes beyond history: Lopez Museum and Library holds six-part lecture series by renowned experts

The Lopez Museum and Library presents the six-part lecture series, Cultural Intersections: The American Colonial Period at Cinema 8, PowerPlant Mall, Rockwell Makati.

In keeping with the Lopez Museum and Library’s (LML) mission of expanding the appreciation and understanding of Philippine history and culture, the lectures will explore different aspects of Philippine society and culture during the American Colonial Period. They will be given by experts in history, fine arts, architecture, social history and culture: Dr. Ambeth Ocampo, Ma. Victoria Herrera, Katherine Lacson, Karl Cheng Chua, Michael Manalo, and Kristine Santos. The series will delve into the complex dynamics that come with the encounter of two different cultures, and aims to provide audiences with a fuller view of Philippine history that goes beyond big historical events and political figures to reveal what life was like for Filipinos at the time.

The series will be held Saturdays, 10 am-12 noon on 29 July, 12 August, 26 August, 9 September, 16 September, and 30 September at Rockwell, Makati City. Admission is P400 for adults and P320 for PWD, seniors, students, and cultural workers.


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