UP Press announces winners of critical essay writing contest

The University of the Philippines Press capped off its 50th golden anniversary and kicked off its 51st year with the announcement of the winners of its critical essay writing contest this March 16 at the UP Diliman Executive House. The event was attended by UP President Alfredo Pascual, UP Vice-president Gisela Padilla-Concepcion, former UP Press  […]


Call for application for fellowships in Kritika Kultura Criticism Workshop

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, is inviting early career researchers to submit manuscripts for a three-day criticism workshop on the theme of “Philippine Literature and Cultural Studies in the Age of Transnationalism and Diaspora.” The criticism workshop, which will […]


Critical Platforms to discuss the state of art criticism in the Philippines

Critical Platforms is a forum on Art Criticism in the Philippines. We have brought together speakers such as Dr. Patrick Flores, Cid Reyes, Dr. Reuben Cañete, and other esteemed speakers to discuss the state and concerns of art criticism in the country. This will be held at the UP Vargas Museum, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and […]


UP Press announces critical essay contest

THE UP PRESS CRITICAL ESSAY WRITING CONTEST As part of its golden anniversary celebration, The University of the Philippines Press is holding this contest to encourage Filipinos to read UP Press titles, and to promote the growth of critical literature about the multidisciplinary field of Philippine Studies. 1. The contest is open to all Filipinos, […]


KK Lecture Series presents Patricia May B. Jurilla’s lecture on the Filipino novel in English

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University-–in cooperation with the Rizal Library-–will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Patricia May B. Jurilla titled “The Contested, Conflicted History of the Filipino Novel in English.” The lecture will be on Feb. 23, 2015, […]


Kritika Kultura Criticism Workshop now accepting applications

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, is inviting early career researchers to submit manuscripts for a three-day criticism workshop on the theme of “Philippine Literature and Cultural Studies in the Age of Transnationalism and Diaspora.” The criticism workshop, which will […]


Call for submissions to the Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism

ATENEO ART GALLERY Museum Hours: Monday – Friday 8.00 AM – 7.30 PM Saturday 8.00 AM – 6.00 PM Closed on Sundays and Holidays Entry period for the Ateneo Art Awards – Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism 2015 is now open The Ateneo Art Gallery and Kalaw Ledesma Foundation, Inc. have just announced […]


Call for papers to Plaridel special issue: Locating Southeast Asian Horror

The unprecedented success of Japanese and Korean horror on international markets in the early 2000s increased the demand for the genre from the region, but also set a new standard against which these productions were judged. Encouraged by the enthusiastic reception of (the problematically labeled but widely accepted category) “Asian Horror” by commentators and the […]


Call for submissions: Antolohiya ng Pagbasa/Kritika ng mga Akdang Pampanitikan ng/sa Kanlurang Bisayas

Sino-sino ang mga manunulat ng Kanlurang Bisayas noong ika-20 siglo hanggang ngayon? Ano ang kanilang pinagkaabalahan sa tema at istilo? Saan natin sila mailulugar sa pampanitkang kasaysayan ng bansa? Paano babasahin ang mga akdang pampanitikan sa Kinaray-a, Hiligaynon, at Akeanon? Paano ang galing nila sa wika naka(ka)tulong sa artikulasyon at pagpapakahulugan ng ating global-nasyonal-rehiyonal na konteskto, […]


2014 UST J. Elizalde Navarro National Workshop in Criticism on the Arts and Humanities now accepting applications

The University of Santo Tomas is now accepting applications to the 2014 UST J. Elizalde Navarro National Workshop in Criticism on the Arts and Humanities to be held in Baguio City from May 25 to 31, 2014. The Varsitarian, the 84-year-old official student publication of UST, has been organizing this workshop for six years now in […]