Co-edited Collection

Docot, D., S. Acabado, C. Camposano Acabado. (2023). Plural Entanglements: Philippine Studies. Ateneo de Manila University Press 


Refereed Chapters

Docot, Dada. (2023). Postcolonial Monuments in the Hometown: Decolonization and the Im/Possibilities of Repair. In Plural Entanglements: Philippine Studies. D. Docot, S. Acabado, C. Camposano, eds. Ateneo de Manila University Press 

Docot, Dada, S. Acabado, and C. Camposano. (2023). Philippine Stdies Beyond the Capital. In Plural Entanglements: Philippine Studies. D. Docot, S. Acabado, C. Camposano. Ateneo de Manila University Press.


Journal Article Under Revision

Docot, Dada and Matthew C. Go. Grave Reverberations: COVID-19 and Postcolonial Sanitation Regimes in the Philippines. 


In Progress

Docot, Dada. “Filipino Teachers’ Multiple Exposures to Precarity in China.” TBA.


Refereed Journal Articles

Docot, Dada. 2021. Carceral and Colonial Memory during Pandemic Times in the Philippines: A Long Letter of Solidarity from the Diaspora. Commoning Ethnography 4, no. 1:  23-52. DOI: Download

Docot, Dada. 2019. Taking the Long Route: Ethnographic Metacommentary as Method in the Anthropological Film Practice. Current Anthropology 60, no. 6: 774-795. DOI:  Download

Docot, Dada. 2019. Urban ‘Clutter’: Stairway Landings of Shanghai. Streetnotes 26, no. 1: 250-264. Permalink: Download

Docot, Dada. 2017. Negative Productions during Fieldwork in the Hometown. GeoHumanities 3, no. 2 (2017): 307-327. DOI: Download


Encyclopedia Entry

Docot, Dada. Remittances. 2022. SAGE Encyclopedia of Filipina/x/o American Studies. K. Nadal, A. Tintiangco-Cubales, E.J.R. David, Pp. 813-815. SAGE: Thousand Oaks, California.


Refereed Essays in Journals

Dennis, Dannah, Dada Docot, Danielle Gendron, and Ilana Gershon. 2022. “The Worst of Anthro Job Ads for 2021.” American Anthropologist, 1–6.

Docot, Dada. 2022. “Dispirited Away: The Peer Review Process.” Political and Legal Anthropology Review. Download

Docot, Dada. 2021. “Multimodal Extractivism.” American Anthropologist. Download

Docot, Dada, and Matthew C. Go. 2021. “Fire and Fear: Rapid Cremations in the Philippines amidst COVID-19.” Forensic Science International: Synergy 3 (January). Download

Open-Access Doctoral Manuscript

Docot, Dada. 2018. “Anthropology of the hometown: the workings of migration and intimacy in the Town of Dollars, Philippines.” University of British Columbia. DOI: Download


Book Chapters

Docot, Dada. 2017. Bamboo Baskets Industry in Nabua, Camarines Sur. In Kabansayan: Contemporary Arts from the Regions – Bikol, Philippines. T. Valiente and D. Gonzaga, eds. Pp. 25-28. Naga City, Philippines: Ateneo de Naga University Press, Philippines.

Docot, Dada. 2008. On Identity and Development: Filipino Women Entertainers in Transit in Japan. In Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives. D. Nault, ed. Pp. 107-134. Florida, USA: Brown Walker Press. Download


Public-facing Essays

Docot, Dada. “Anthropology, Empire, and Philippine Studies into Conversations about Conflict, Security, and Human Rights,” Tokyo College Blog, August 3, 2022. LINK

Docot, Dada and Mark Sanchez, [OPINION] “Responding to the Anti-Terror Law from the United States,” Rappler, July 22, 2020. LINK

Docot, Dada. [OPINION] “Anti-Black attitudes Among Filipinos in the Context of the U.S. Empire,” Rappler, June 23, 2020. LINK

Docot, Dada. [OPINION] “Extraordinary Occupational Hazards: PH Migrants During the Pandemic,” Rappler, April 25, 2020 LINK

Docot, Dada [OPINION] “Demystifying the Campus Visit,” Conditionally Accepted Column, Inside Higher Ed, February 7, 2020. LINK


Invited Art Writing

Docot, Dada. “By What Signs.” Franz Kaka Gallery, Toronto, Canada, June 2018. Download

Docot, Dada. “The Women in Our Lives: Response to Perla/Pervize.” Postscript at Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, October 2017. Download

Docot, Dada. “Notes from the Town of Dollars, Philippines.” Bulaklak ng Paraiso (Flower of Paradise), Centre A Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada, March 2016. Download


Film Reviews

Docot, Dada. 2017 “Focus on the Philippines: Films from the Margins.” Visual Anthropology Review 33.1: 93-96. DOI: Download

Docot, Dada. 2016. “Walang Rape sa Bontok (Bontok, Rapeless).” Visual Anthropology Review 32, no. 2: 192-195 DOI: Download


Book Reviews

Docot, Dada. 2020. “Southeast Asian Anthropologies: National Traditions and Transnational Practices.” Edited by Eric C. Thompson and Vineeta Sinha. International Journal of Asian Studies 1, no. 3. DOI: Download

Docot, Dada. 2019. “A Duterte Reader: Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte’s Early Presidency. Edited by Nicole Curato.” Pacific Affairs 92, no. 3: 627-629. Download

Docot, Dada, Jessica Hallenbeck, Paige Patchin, Paul Pickell, and Duncan Ranslem. 2013. “Cruel Optimism.” Gender, Place & Culture 20, no. 4: 551-552 DOI: Download


Unpublished Manuscripts

Docot, Dada. 2008. “Organizational Micropolitics: An Ethnographic Study of a Filipino-run Community Organization in Tokyo.” University of Tokyo.

Docot, Dada. 2003. “From Dusk to Dawn: Returned Filipino Women from Japan,” Department of Journalism, University of the Philippines.

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