Lectures

Here Lies Love: Making Sense of the Philippines and Martial Law

When: Tue., Nov. 4, 2-4 p.m. 2014

Christine Bacareza Balance will discuss the Marcos regime, Filipino influence on pop culture. Her talk is an examination of the theatrical experience, Here Lies Love, created by musicians David Byrne and Fatboy Slim about the rags-to-riches story of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos—from her upbringing and infamous obsession with shoes to the abuse of power and her family’s forced departure from the Philippines. 1829 Room, Student Alumni Union.

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