Mary Talusan Lacanlale, Ph.D.

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Mary Talusan Lacanlale is the Interim Coordinator for Asian Pacific Studies at CSU Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA. She holds a Ph.D. from UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology. Recent publications include “Muslim Filipino Traditions in Filipino American Popular Culture” in Muslims and American Popular Culture (2014) and “Marching to ‘Progress’: Music, Race, and Imperialism at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair” in Mixed Blessing: The Impact of the American Colonial Experience on Politics and Society in the Philippines (2013). Her book-in- progress is entitled Symphony Halls, World’s Fairs, and America’s Racial Others: Concert Tours of the Philippine Constabulary Band and African American Officer Walter H. Loving in early 20th Century. She is a recipient of the Fulbright (IIE), Ford Dissertation Fellowship, and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, and performs with the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble on Philippine gongs.

Please direct all inquires to mlacanlale@csudh.edu

NEWS LINKS:

Newly appointed as Interim Coordinator of Asian Pacific Studies Program at CSU Dominguez-Hills.

Upcoming performance with the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble and Malaya Filipino American Dance Arts at the Skirball, August 27, 2016!

Concert and Photo Exhibit of Capt. Pedro B. Navarro, first Filipino conductor of the famed Philippine Constabulary Band, University of the Philippines, College of Music (2013). (Click Philippine Constabulary Band tab above)

Kulintang Workshop at CSUDH (2011) http://www.csudhnews.com/2011/10/mary-talusan-lacanlale-shares-filipino-music-and-tradition/

Pilipino Americans Got Talent Competition for Filipino American History Month in Carson, CA (co-producer)

Appearance in Family Circle Magazine in an article on Breast Cancer

Tufts Journal article on her research: http://tuftsjournal.tufts.edu/2008/11_1/features/02

Southeast Asian music concert from November 23, 2008 at Tufts University on Facebook:

Pangalay, Tausug Dance

Pangalay, Tausug Dance