Forum on Nora Aunor and the National Artist Issue at the Ateneo on July 2


A forum on the exclusion of actress Nora Aunor from the 2014 National Artist proclamation is slated on July 2, 2014, 4:30 pm, at Room 102 of the Convergent Technologies Center (CTC) of the Ateneo de Manila University.

Titled, “The Nora Effect: A Forum on the Crisis in the Order of National Art”, the forum features position papers from National Artist for Literature Dr. Bienvenido L. Lumbera, (University of the Philippines); Zandro Rapadas of the Nora Aunor for National Artist: The Real Journey Begins Here; Prof. D. M. Reyes (Ateneo); Katrina Stuart Santiago, (columnist for the Manila Times); and Dr. Benilda Santos (Ateneo and member of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino).

Prof. Jose Mari Cuartero and Prof. Louie Jon A. Sanchez of the Department of English, Ateneo, will serve as rapporteurs.

For details, please contact the convenor, Dr. Jason Pilapil Jacobo at 4266001 local 5320 or 5321, or


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