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Are you data?

We cannot be reduced to binaries. We are more than algorithms.
We are an assemblage of cells, of organs, of living systems, of memories, of stories, and of many things we may not even know of.

Unfolding Advocacy

Enero

ENERO is a collection of poems that distill my daily experiences of being a researcher; embodying this body in a foreign city; becoming while also recognizing my lived experiences; and celebrating people who have fought to see better days.The cover – a Filipina cyborg – depicts my ongoing internal debate of how living in these…

Diez (10)

Diez / Sampu (in Tagalog) / Ten (in English)In the last three weeks, I had to ask myself questions that up until now I still do not have answers. I probably also will not allow myself to settle at answers without growing through the whole process of this thing called PhD.I love doing fieldwork. That’s…

What I talk about when I talk about doing a PhD

I have always been conflicted whether to pursue a PhD. I was never sure, but the desire to do it has always been with me. I cannot remember exactly when it started, but it just lingered. I started applying for PhD positions late 2020, and through the process I learned how not to take rejections…