UP ICW’s Fourth Interdisciplinary Book Forum to Focus on National Cinema at the Turn of the Century

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will hold the fourth installment of the Interdisciplinary Book Forum (IBF) this March 15, 2-5pm at the Pavilion 1131, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The book-in-focus for this iteration is The End of National Cinema: Filipino Film at the Turn of the Century by Prof. Patrick F. Campos. The […]


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 the Colonial Philippines, 16th to the 19th Century. The book was the focus of the third and most recent installment […]


UP Interdisciplinary Book Forum to Focus on New Book on Traditional Filipino Medicine

The UP Press and the UP Institute of Creative Writing will be holding its latest installment of the semestral Interdisciplinary Book Forum or IBF on September 27, 2017 at the Pavilion 1131, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The forum will be held from 2 to 5 in the afternoon. This semester’s book-in-focus is Dr. Ma. Mercedes […]


UP and Ateneo Professors to Discuss Science Fiction in Second Interdisciplinary Book Forum on April 21

  The second UP Interdisciplinary Book Forum, dubbed “Ad Astra Per Aspera: Two Science Fiction Anthologies” will be held at Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman on April 21, from 1 to 4 in the afternoon. The forum is sponsored by the UP Institute of Creative Writing and the UP Press. It will draw on two books: […]


Science Fiction in Focus in UP Book Forum on April 21

What will the future of the Philippines look like? Will we be exporting human workers to Mars or ruling a new Empire of Humanity? How does science fiction reflect the concerns and issues of today’s youth? These questions, among others, will be the focus of a lively discussion on “Ad Astra Per Aspera: Two Science […]


UP Professors to Discuss Tattooing and Identity in First Interdisciplinary Book Forum on September 30

The first UP Interdisciplinary Book Forum, dubbed “Tapping Ink: Tattooing Identities” will be held at Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman on September 30, from 2 to 5 in the afternoon. The forum is sponsored by the UP Institute of Creative Writing and the UP Press. It will draw on the 2013 book Tapping Ink, Tattooing Identities: […]