Oscar T. Serquiña, Jr. [Project Partner]

Oscar T. Serquiña, Jr. is a faculty member of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts at the University of the Philippines, where he handles classes in rhetoric, theatre, and performance studies. He obtained his doctoral degree in Theatre Studies from the University of Melbourne, where he wrote a dissertation tracing the rise and development of speech-related pedagogies and performances in the Philippines from the 20th to the 21st centuries. 

He has received research and writing fellowships from the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore (2013), Sciences Po-Paris (2014), the National Library of Australia (2018), and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies of the University of Michigan (2019). His essays have appeared in Performance ResearchTheatre Research InternationalHumanities DilimanKritika KulturaPhilippine Studies, the Philippine Political Science Journal, and the Philippine Humanities Review