Conference Time: Get Excited, FANHS Family!

FANHS Family! Are you excited for The 19th Biennial Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) National Conference?

Please enjoy this beautiful video

and remember that FANHS was born from a deep, collective love. Let’s share and grow that love and respect for all people(s)/things Filipino American, this week and into the future. ❤

FANHS- A Retrospective (40th Anniversary 2022)
FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society) Seattle, WA. A retrospective interview with co-founders Dorothy Laigo Cordova and Fred Cordova (interview in 2008). Reflections on how FANHS began, the core priority of researching, documenting, and sharing Filipino American history, and milestones of the FANHS organization. (40th Anniversary- 2022). Cordova Family Archival Collection. 14 minutes

Conference registration: limited availability

Wow, everyone! Thank you for registering for The 19th Biennial Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) National Conference!

As of August 7, these are the only registration options that are available:

  • One Day Attendee (Thursday)
  • One Day Attendee, Saturday (no banquet)
  • Virtual only (FANHS member)
  • Virtual only (Non-FANHS member)

Unfortunately, there are no banquet-only tickets available anymore.

Woo Hoo Whova!

Have you downloaded the official #FANHS 2022 app yet? Go to the Conference page and read about which parts of the conference will be available via Whova and click the button to download to your iPhone or Andoid or to your iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Enjoy some of The 19th Biennial Filipino American Historical Society Conference experience from almost anywhere!

Conference Agenda: updated!

Please see the updated Conference Agenda (draft), new for 2022!

We are busily tidying-up loose ends, finalizing conference room assignments, adding workshop descriptions and Zoom links, printing nametags, working with Seattle U to figure out housing assignments, parking passes, crossing our I’s and dotting our T’s.

Thank you for your patience as we work on everything, everywhere all at once!

You will get an email soon about how to check in to campus housing and how to check in late, how to get into Whova, etc. etc.

Thank you!

2022 FANHS Conference Scholarship Awards

The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) Scholarships and Awards
Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the FANHS 2022 Conference Scholarship
Awards. Each award will cover the cost of the FANHS conference student registration at a
minimum. In addition to the conference registration fees, monetary awards will also be awarded courtesy of the named donors below. The monetary awards will be announced and given at the conference, August 11-13, at Seattle University. CONGRATULATIONS to all the awardees!

THANK YOU to all who donated funds to the scholarship awards.

Tiffany Pascua Memorial Scholarship Award
● Anaya Gillette – Wilson High School, Long Beach, CA

Emily P. Lawsin FANHS Conference Scholarship for Student Members
● Raymart Billote – University of Hawaii, West Oahu
● Marissa Halagao – Punahou School, Honolulu, HI

Dr. Danilo Soriano Student Scholarship Awards
● Caitlin Jayne Agnes – Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
● Blaine Bacerra – Kapolei High School, Kapolei, HI
● James Juian Castillo – DeVry University, Los Angeles, CA
● Kristine Cristobal – University of Alaska, Anchorage
● Tomi Cruz – University of Washington
● Princes Diane De Leon – The Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture,
● Allyza Espinosa – Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, HI
● Mariah Iris Ramo – Waipahu High School, HI
● Halle Myan Umayam – San Diego State University
● Lauren Watarida – Kapolei High School, Kapolei, HI

FANHS Trustees Conference Awards
● Filipino Curriculum Project – Students participating in a panel at the conference

FANHS Chicago Scholarship Award
● John Paul Dela Rosa – Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

Sincerely, FANHS Scholarship & Awards Committee
Trustees Ruben Salazar (Chair), Karen Pennrich, Victoria Santos, and
FANHS National President Emily P. Lawsin (ex-officio)