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Victoria Basug Slabinski

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia - PhD Religious Studies (Modern and Contemporary Religious Thought – in progress)
  • Yale Divinity School - MDiv
  • Miami University - BA Music and Social Justice Studies (Religious Studies and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies minors)

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial and Decolonial Theories
  • Philippine and Filipino American Studies
  • Christian Theology
  • American Studies
  • Asian American Literature
  • Feminist and Queer Theories

Conference Papers

  • "Beyond Grand Narratives: Towards an Archipelagic Approach to the Philippine Quincentennial.” To be presented at the College Theology Society Annual Conference (accepted) in June 2022.
  • "Beyond Colonial Visibility and Imperial Forgetting: Approaching the Philippines’ Pasts through Gina Apostol’s Insurrecto.” Presented at the Southeast Regional Conference of the American Academy of Religion on March 13, 2022.
  • "Justice and the United Methodist Church: A Queer Response to a Global Denomination’s Crisis.” Presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Conference on December 1, 2020.


  • Tagalog (Filipino)