Thursday, July 19, 2018

UP Book Forum Revisits the Enduring Legacy of Traditional Filipino Medicine

by Joel Toledo “No single Filipino has not encountered traditional plants and medicine; they are everywhere, even in the most modern of families,” said Dr. Ma. Mercedes Planta, author of the book Traditional Medicine in...

Application for Saling Panitik: Palihang Bienvenido Lumbera Translators Seminar Extended to January 15

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing is extending the call for submissions for the first Saling Panitik: Palihang Bienvendio Lumbera translators seminar to January 15, 2018. The seminar will take place on February...

Fellows to the Second Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop Announced

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW) to be held on October 6-9, 2017 at the Oracle Hotel and Residences, Katipunan, Quezon...

UP ICW offers Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing through the generous support of the Likhaan Foundation is offering the Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship to a deserving student this coming school year, 2017-18. The scholarship is...

On The Importance of Folklore and National Community in Anim na Dulang Pilipino Para...

by Luna Sicat Cleto Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio is the founder of Teatrong Mulat, a theater organization that produces and tours various puppet productions all over the country and the world. It was established in 1977, at...

Zeno Denolo on Uberman and winning the Madrigal-Gonzalez Award

We caught up with Zeno Antonio Denolo, author of the acclaimed novel Uberman (under his pen name, Zero A.D.) which won the Special Jury award of the 2015 Cirilo F. Bautista Prize, as well...

Grand Dame of SEA Children’s Theater Continues to Make Waves

Despite her numerous achievements in the realm of theater, University of the Philippines University Professor Emeritus Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio has not been content to sit back and relax. Instead, the Grand Dame of Southeast Asian...

Call for Submissions to Second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on Young Adult Literature

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on young adult literature. This refers to work written specifically for a...

Panayam lectures on Drama and Translation and the Writer’s Life

by Isa Lorenzo This year’s Panayam lecture focused on drama and translation and overcoming a writer’s struggles. Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) associate Filipino assistant professor Vladimeir Gonzales shared his experiences in translating plays. Entitled...

Poetry in the City of Science

by Laurence Marvin Castillo The Kulturang Ugnayan ng Kabataan Alay sa Bayan (KULAYAN-UPLB), the newly-formed alliance of cultural organizations in UP Los Banos, organized the Poetry Slam last 16 March at the Entablado Café, Los...