Call for Associate Editors for Regional Languages (Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines)

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 04:03 -- admin

Bukambibig, the official poetry folio of Spoken Word Philippines, is in need of associate editors for the major languages in the Philippines: Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon/Kiniray-a (Ilonggo), Ilocano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Tagalog, and Waray. Applicants must be  published poets (and preferrably native speakers) of any of the abovementioned languages.

Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Megan Thomas

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 09:10 -- admin

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a lecture by Dr. Megan Thomas titled “Performing Sovereignty in the Late Eighteenth Century: Simon de Anda, Diego Silang, and the British East India Company.” The lecture will be on July 13, 2016, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at SEC C 201A, Ateneo de Manila University. The lecture is open to the public.

Call for Manuscripts for SULAT-DULA 4: A Playwriting Workshop in Mindanao

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:23 -- admin

The Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) presents SULAT-DULA 4: A Playwriting Workshop in Mindanao on 17 to 19 November 2016 at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro City.

Part of XCCA’s flagship projects on Cultural Education and Artistic Excellence in the Literary Arts, SULAT-DULA is also the center’s contribution to a sustained development program for Mindanaoan playwrights.

Call for Applications: 2016 Davao Writers Workshop

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 09:31 -- admin

The Davao Writers Guild is now accepting applications to the 2016 Davao Writers Workshop to be held on October 22, 2016 to October 26, 2016.

Fifteen (15) fellowships are available, five (5) of which will be given to writers from outside Davao City but limited to residents of Mindanao.

Submission Deadline Extended: “Elitism in Art and Culture”: An Undergraduate and Graduate Student Conference at DLSU-Manila

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 09:17 -- admin

“Elitism in Art and Culture” is a one-day conference that is open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in any Philippine university or college. It will be held on the 23rd of July 2016 at De La Salle University, Manila and is an event organized and sponsored by the host university’s Department of Literature. No conference fee will be collected. Meals and snacks will be provided.


Call for Papers: Kritika Kultura Monograph Series on Diaspora, Migration, Transnationality, and Identity

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:43 -- admin

Globalization has resulted in diaspora—the dispersal of immigrants to different parts of the globe—as well as the transnational circuiting of commodities. Borders previously perceived as physically real and tangible have become porous. Geographical displacement has resulted in shifting identities among numerous people. Literary and cultural studies scholars and critics have theorized and researched on the category “diaspora,” along with affiliated concepts such as “nostalgia,” “homeland,” “diasporic identity,” “hybridity,”  “ethnicity,” “authenticity,” among others.

#HeistClub: The Launch

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:08 -- admin

Let’s write Crime! Filipino writers were challenged to write tales of dark pathways and mysterious psyches, misdemeanor and trouble, dread and doubt.

#HeistClub was an online workshop facilitated by Mina V. Esguerra in the last quarter of 2015. The class was organized by Bronze Age Media and sponsored by Buqo and Enderun’s The Study.

Araw ng PHSA 2016

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:07 -- admin

Araw ng PHSA 2016 welcomes home ethnomusicologist Grace Nono, actress Shamaine Centenera, filmmaker Raymond Red, pianist Greg Zuniega, and other alumni on June 11

On the occasion of the Philippine High School for the Arts` 39th Foundation Day celebrations on 11 June 2016, PHSA alumni will gather for a reunion entitled Ibarang Konek at the National Arts Center in Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna. PHSA is proud to present this year`s featured four batches and their members:


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