UPB Visiting Prof Agcaoili to launch books and deliver public lectures

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 18:10 -- admin

The College of Arts and Communication (CAC) of the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) invites the everyone to the various activities of its Visiting Professor, Dr. Aurelio S. Agcaoili. 

Four new titles by Dr. Agcaoili will be launched on October 20, 2014, 02-00-04:00 PM, at the Circulation Section of the UPB Library. Two titles—Disidente a Balikas ken Dadduma Pay a Daniw, and Epsitolario ti Exilo ken Dadduma Pay a Daniw—are collections of old and new poems including the author’s award-winning poems. Desaperecido ken Dadduma Pay a Sarita is a collection of short stories; and Nakem: Salaysay iti Lengguahe, Literatura, ken Kritisismo is a collection of essays. 

The CAC will also hold its Talastasan Lectures with Dr. Agcaoili on the last week of October, 2014. The Visiting Professor will talk on “Ilokano lexicography and critical consciouness” on October 28, 10:30-12:00, at the Sarmiento Hall, Student-Alumni Complex, UP Baguio. His talk on “Current problems in language and literature education in the Philippines” is scheduled on October 29, 09:00-10:30, at the UPB Sarmiento Hall. The lecture on “Problems of method and methodology in Ilokano and Amianan Studies,” will be on October 30, 10:30-12:00, at the CSS-AVR, UP Baguio; while the topic “Indigenous epistemologies, language, and Amianan studies” is set on October 30, 03:00-04:30, at the UPB Sarmiento Hall.

Benedict Anderson to lecture on globalization at UP Diliman

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:00 -- admin

Benedict Anderson's public lecture, "The Age of Globalization: Anarchists and the Anticolonial Imagination," is drawn from his own similarly titled book. The Age of Globalization’s focus (is) on the final decades of the nineteenth century. The near simultaneity of the last nationalist insurrection in the New World (Cuba, 1895) and the first in Asia (the Philippines, 1896) was no serendipity.

Music and poetry sing together at the UP College of Music

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 18:08 -- admin

The UP College of Music presents MÚSICA Y POESÍA: An Evening of Fine Guitar Music and Poetry at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 23 at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music. The concert is part of its on-going faculty concert season for academic year 2014-2015.

Spearheaded by the Strings and Chamber Music Department of the UP College of Music in Diliman, the featured artists in this concert are guitarist Lester Demetillo, guest narrator Patricia Silvestre, and pianist Geraldine Gonzales. 

UST Center for Creative Writing to host USTingan, a roundtable discussion on Philippine Theater

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:01 -- admin

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS), in cooperation with the UST Publishing House, will be holding a round-table discussion on the state of contemporary Philippine theater and will be launching a new book by S. Anril Tiatco. Both events will be held at the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg., University of Santo Tomas, España Blvd., Sampaloc, Manila. 

Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini now on its second week

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:46 -- admin

ANG HULING LAGDA NI APOLINARIO MABINI is now on its second week at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, 2F Palma Hall, UP Diliman.

Available playdates:
October 12 / 10 am
October 15 / 7 pm
October 16 / 7 pm
October 18 / 3 pm
(For tickets, please contact DULAANG UP OFFICE: 926-1349 or Camille Guevara: 09178239531) 

October 19 / 3 pm (SHOWBUYER)
(For tickets, please contact Vincent Pajara: 09363033879)

Call for Poems - LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:27 -- admin

A paying print/digital publication LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction is looking for amazing poems and stories for its forthcoming issues. Published by Epigram Books and distributed by APD in Singapore, LONTAR’s editorial team is composed of Singapore-based Jason Erik Lundberg (Founding Editor) and Philippine-based Kristine Ong Muslim (Poetry Editor). 

From the journal’s guidelines:


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