Preciosa Regina De Joya

Dr Preciosa Regina de Joya


Core Learning

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Educational Qualifications

PhD in Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

M.A. in Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University

International Exchange Program, Institut d’Etudes des Sciences Politiques (Paris, France)

B.A. in Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University

Academic and Professional Experience

2021 - Present
Lecturer, Core Learning, College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning, Singapore University of Social Sciences

2017 - 2020
Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department, Ateneo de Manila University

2014 - 2016
Postdoctoral Fellow, Kulturlabor: Institute for Cultural Inquiry (Berlin, Germany)

1999 - 2014
Instructor, Philosophy department, Ateneo de Manila University

“Polylog und der geschlossene Kreislauf: Das (Un-) Heil der Aufklärung auf den Philippinen” [Polylog and the Closed Circuit: the (Mis)Adventures of the Enlightenment in the Philippines]. Translated into German by Lara Hofner. Polylog: Zeitschrift für Interkulturelles Philosophieren . Forthcoming.

“The Punakawans Make an Untimely Appearance: In Praise of Caves, Shadows, and Fire (or a Response to Plato’s Doctrine of Truth),” in Errans: Going Astray, Being Adrift, Coming to Nothing , ed. by Christoph F.E. Holzhey and Arnd Wiedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 24 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2022), 19-47.

"Exploring Southeast Asian Studies Beyond Anglo-America: Reflections on the Idea of Positionality in Filipino Thought." Suvannabhumi: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. 11:1 (January 2019): 41 - 70.

"Pagkukuwento bilang Pagbabalik-loob: Ang Halaga ng Kuwento ng Matandang Marinero ni Samuel T. Coleridge sa Talambuhay ni Fr. Roque Ferriols, S.J." (Storytelling as Conversion: The Importance of Samuel T. Coleridge's ‘The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner' in the Autobiography of Fr. Roque Ferriols, S.J.). Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy 12:1 (June 2018): 56-72.

"Exorcising Communist Spectres and Witch Philosophers: The Struggle for Academic Freedom of 1961," Kritika Kultura 26 (Feb. 2016): 4-32.

"Wisdom from Monkeys and Fools: Humor in Javanese Shadow Puppet Theater," in Teena Lange, ed., Joke Book (Berlin: Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, 2015): 21-25.

2022 - Present
Editorial Member, Religion and Social Communication Journal, Asian Research Center (ARC)

2018 - 2019
Program Manager, ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC)

2017 - 2019
Associate Editor, Budhi: A Journal of Ideas and Culture

  • Intellectual history
  • Intercultural and Southeast Asian Philosophy
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Existential Anthropology
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