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  • “Duterte’s Phallus: On the Aesthetics of Vulgarity,” 2020-21, talk delivered at: Southeast Asian Studies Center, UC Berkeley; at Yale Univ.;  at New York University. Learn more
  • “Photographic Power: Tales from the United States and the Philippines,” History Lecture Series, Univ. of Washington, 2021.  Learn more
  • “Telling Times: Nick Joaquin, Storyteller,” positions: Asia Critique, v. 29, no.1, 121-141. Learn more
  • “Photography and the Biopolitics of Fear: Witnessing the Philippine Drug War,” positions: Asia Critique, November, v. 28, no. 4, 905-933. Learn more
  • “Inherited Destinies: Discourses of Territorial Loss in Postcolonial States across the Pacific (Peru and the Philippines, 1903–1927).” Verge: Studies in Global Asias, vol. 3, no. 2, 2017, pp. 169–194. Learn more
  • Joaquin, Nick. The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic. New York: Penguin Classics, 2017. (Introduction by Vicente L. Rafael.) Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. Print. Learn more
  • Weston, Nathaniel Parker. "'El porvenir de nuestra posesiones ultramarinas': Appropriations of German Scholarship in Spanish Publications on the Philippines after La Gloriosa." Bulletin of Spanish Studies. August 2015. Web. Learn more
  • Weston, Nathaniel Parker. "The Philippine Revolution in the Proceedings of the Berlin Society for Anthropology, Ethnology, and Prehistory from 1897 to 1900: Five Translations," in Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints 61, no. 3 (2013): 385-410. Web. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. The Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation in the Spanish Philippines. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. White Love and Other Events in Filipino History. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Discrepant Histories: Translocal Essays on Filipino Cultures. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Contracting Colonialism: Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society Under Early Spanish Rule. Hardbound edition, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988. Paperback edition, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1993. Learn more
  • The Sovereign Trickster: Death and Laughter in the Age of Duterte, Durham: Duke Univ. Press, 2022 Learn more
  • Weston, Nathaniel Parker. "Specters of Germany in Filipino Nationalism," book ms. under consideration for publication by the Ateneo de Manila University Press Learn more
  • Inherited Destinies, phantom limbs: Empire, settler colonialism, and trauma in the Philippines and Peru, 1920-1928. Seattle. In progress.  Learn more