Wani-Obias, Rhodalyn C.
rcwaniobias@up.edu.ph
981-8500 loc. 2277
on study leave

Rhodalyn C. Wani-Obias is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of the Philippines, Diliman where she graduated with degrees in BA Sociology and MA History. She is currently a PhD candidate in History at the same university with her research focus on exploring networks of propaganda between 19th century Philippines and Europe. Aside from 19th century Philippines and the Philippine Propaganda Movement, her research interests also include discourses on nationalism and identity, social history, and history of emotions.

A. EDUCATION (Most recent degree first)
  • Name of school
    University of the Philippines Diliman
    Degree w/ year attained/expected to attain
    Ph.D. History, expected July 2019
    Dissertation/Thesis Title
    “The Production of Propaganda: Formation, Movement, and Cultivation of Knowledge on the Philippines, 1888-1894”
  • Name of school
    University of the Philippines Diliman
    Degree w/ year attained/expected to attain
    M.A. History, 2011
    Dissertation/Thesis Title
    “Ang Mundo ng Calle Colon: Isang Kasaysayang Panlipunan”
  • Name of school
    University of the Philippines Diliman
    Degree w/ year attained/expected to attain
    B.A. Sociology, 2004
    Dissertation/Thesis Title
    “Quantitative Study of Views and Attitudes of Sociology Students in UP Diliman”
B. RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
  • 19th Century Philippines
  • Propaganda Movement
  • Nationalism and Identity
  • Social history
  • History of emotions
C. PUBLICATIONS
  • With Aaron Mallari and Janet Reguindin (co-authors). Life and Works of Jose Rizal. Quezon City: C&E Publications, Inc., 2018.
  • Editor. Galleons and Social Control in the Spanish Empire, 5 vols. Manila: National Historical Commission of the Philippines, forthcoming.
  • “Health, History, and the High Seas,” in Galleons and Social Control in the Spanish Empire, Vol. 5, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, forthcoming.
  • “Ang Espasyo ng Calle Colon sa Pagbubuo ng Pagkataong Cebuano,” Philippine Social Sciences Review Vol. 64, No. 2 (July-December 2012): pp. 15-48.
  • With Ma. Luisa T. Camagay (co-author), “Pagtatag ng Kolonya ng Espanya at mga Patakarang Kolonyal (Markahan 1, Modyul 5).” Maria Serena Diokno, ed. Araling Panlipunan Grado 7 Mga Saksi ng Kasaysayang Pilipino (Kagawaran ng Edukasyon, Republika ng Pilipinas, 2012): pp. 49-68.
  • “Himagsikan para sa Kalayaan (Markahan 2, Modyul 4).” Maria Serena Diokno, ed. Araling Panlipunan Grado 7 Mga Saksi ng Kasaysayang Pilipino (Kagawaran ng Edukasyon, Republika ng Pilipinas, 2012): pp. 112-126.
  • “Images of Calle Colon: Evoking Memories of a Cebuano Street,” Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society Vol. 46, No. 1., 2009.
D. FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
  • Local Fellowship, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2018
E. PRESENTATIONS
  • “Exile and Longing: Homesickness among the Ilustrados,” Bridging Worlds, Illunining the Archive: An International Conference in Honor of Professor Resil B. Mojares, Novotel Manila Araneta Center, Quezon City, 30-31 July 2018.
  • “Life and Works of Rizal: Discussions on Critical Content and its Teaching Pedagogies,” New Era University, 15 June 2018.
  • “Kinalalagyan ng Pilipinas at Malayang Kaisipan sa Mundo,” National Training-Workshop for Teachers of Philippine History, Continuing Professional Education (Profess) Program, Palma Hall, UP Diliman , 9-11 May 2018.
  • Teaching the Course: Life and Works of Rizal, Department of History, University of Santo Tomas, España Blvd., Manila, 9 August 2017.
  • “On Textbooks and Using Primary Sources,” Kasaysayan sa Batayang Edukasyon: A National Seminar-Workshop on the Teaching of Philippine History, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman, 30 June 2016.
  • “History and Textbooks: Students of Philippine Within the K-12 Curriculum,” Senior High: Sino ba Sila? 2016 Summer Training Seminar for Social Science Teachers, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman, 13 April 2016.
  • “La Solidaridad at ang ‘Katamaran’ ng mga Pilipino,” Kagawaran: Mga Institusyon at Paglilingkod-bayan sa Kasaysayan at Kalinangang Pilipino, 1898-1946, Misamis University, Ozamis City, 27 November 2015.
  • “Simples and Drugs: Medicine in the Galleons in the 18th Century,” The Global Impact of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade: An International Conference Celebrating 450 Years of Urdaneta’s Voyage, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Kalaw St., Manila, 15 November 2015.
  • “Bayani at Kabayanihan: Ang Pagsuko nina Mabini at Malvar,”Mabini @150 Lectures, Museo ni Malvar, Sto. Tomas, Batangas, 17 June 2015.
  • “Quarantine and Disease under American Rule, 1901-1913,” Kalipunan: Kasaysayang Panlipunan ng Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano, NISMED, UP Diliman, 29 August 2014.
  • “Pampublikong Gunita kay Tandang Sora,” Tandang Sora @200: Reconstructing Her-story, College of Social Work and Community Development, UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1-3 March 2012.
F. TEACHING
  • Kasaysayan 1 (Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas)
  • Kasaysayan 2 (Kasaysayan ng Asya)
G. EXTENSION
  • Member, Vetting Panel for the Development of Materials for the New General Education Core Courses, November 2017-present.
    Module Writer, Kasaysayan 1 Modules, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and UPD GE Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, November 2017-present.
  • Trainer, CHED Training of GE Trainers for the Course: Life and Works of Rizal, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 4-20 January 2017.
  • Writer, Modernization Project of the Rizal Shrine in Dapitan, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, December 2015-June 2016
  • Syllabus Writer, Life and Works of Jose Rizal, Commission on Higher Education, December 2014-December 2015.
  • Facilitator, Teacher Training and Seminar Workshop on Teaching and Researching Andres Bonifacio, The Katipunan and The Revolution, Palma Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 14, 21, 28 September 2013.
  • Coordinator and Facilitator, Regional Training of Grade 7 Teachers in Araling Panlipunan under the K-12 Basic Education Program, Benitez Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 24-28 May 2012.
  • Facilitator, Regional Training of Grade 7 Trainers in Araling Panlipunan under the K-12 Basic Education Program, Development Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay City, 2-4 May 2012.
  • Member, Araling Panlipunan Learning Area Team under the Department of Education, Pasig City, October-December 2011.