Filipino American History Month

October 3, 2022

Filipino American History Month takes place throughout the month of October! Join AWP in celebrating Filipino American heritage, culture, and history by attending an online event, browsing our curated list, finding educational resources, or reading an article from The Writer’s Chronicle.

From The Writer’s Chronicle

Worrying the Culture Toward Peace: An Interview with Novelist Sabina Murray by Leslie McGrath, February 2012

Rewatch Past Events

#AWP21 A Reading & Conversation with Ada Limón, Jake Skeets, and Rick Barot, Sponsored by Milkweed Editions

Online Resources

The Asian Art Museum has compiled a list of resources including virtual educational packets.

Read about Filipino American History Month from the National Historical Society.

Browse the interactive website 10 Ways to Celebrate Filipino American History Month from Google Arts & Culture.

Online Events

All events below are listed in E.T.

Saturday, October 8

2:00–4:00 p.m.— Join The National Museum of Language as they welcome Calligraphic artist Taipan Lucero and language teacher Allan Torres Camba in the event: Two Efforts to Revive the Ancient Filipino Script.  Lucero and Camba bring to light the rich and vast history of Filipino culture, ways to preserve language for future generations, decolonization, and the importance of keeping a strong and close-knit community. Registration is free, and this event will take place online.

Tuesday, October 11

10­:00–11:00 p.m.— Bel Canto’s book of the month club returns with a night devoted to celebrating Filipino American History Month. In this session, attendees should come prepared to discuss Conception by Albert Samaha. Registration is free, and this event will take place online.

Wednesday, October 26

9:00­–10:00 p.m.— Bel Canto Books presents FAHM Pinay Poetry Night with Barbara Jane Reyes and Friends. Join for a virtual evening of spoken Pinay poetry from presenters Arlene Biala, Marianne Chan, Dannni Quintos, and Barbara Jane Reyes. Registration is free, and this event will take place online.


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