Likhaan Journal 10 Launches on December 2 During UP Writers Night 2016, Boasts New and Recognized Names

  Likhaan Journal, the flagship literary journal published annually by Likhaan: The UP Institute of Creative Writing, will be launching its 10th volume this December 2 at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center in UP Diliman. Doors open at 5:30PM; program starts at 6:00PM. The 10th issue will feature the following works and writers: Short Story […]

First International Conference on Philippine Studies


The Filipino Department, the Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM), and the College of Liberal Arts, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, in cooperation with the Aklan State University, are organizing the First International Conference on Philippine Studies (Third National Conference on Philippine Studies) for students, academicians and scholars in the said field. The conference committee will be accepting abstracts concerning but not limited to topics on Philippine culture, language and media. Abstracts on Asian culture, language and media are also welcome.

Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Teodoro Agoncillo’s The Revolt of the Masses: Text and Context After 60 Years

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in partnership with the Rizal Library (AdMU)—presents “Teodoro Agoncillo’s The Revolt of the Masses: Text and Context After 60 Years,” a series of lectures featuring Paul Dumol, Vernon Totanes, and Resil Mojares. The event will be on Thursday, December 1, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at the Rizal Library (4/f). The lecture is open to the public.

The lectures will revisit the text of Teodoro Agoncillo’s The Revolt of the Masses, reconstruct the context in which it was written and published sixty years ago, and re-examine its continuing influence on Philippine historiography. What made Revolt revolutionary 60 years ago? In what ways can it still be considered revolutionary now?

Mila Guerrero at Xiao Chua may Libreng Lecture sa PUP

  Sa pagdiriwang ng ika-30 taong pagkakatatag ng Social History sa PUP at bilang paggunita  sa kaarawan ng Supremo ng Katipunan na si Andres Bonifacio. Ang PUP Center for Social History ay magsasagawa ng Pambansang Lektura sa Kasaysayang Panlipunan sa Nobyembre 29, 2016 (Martes), 8:00 n.u. hanggang 5:00 n.h. sa Bulwagang Bonifacio, NALLRC, PUP Main […]

UP Holds 16th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award, Likhaan Journal 10 Launch, UP Writers Night 2016 on December 2

  LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) celebrates Philippine writers with Writers Night 2016, an annual festivity comprised of three major events happening on December 2, 2016, 4-10pm, at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center in UP Diliman. First is the awarding ceremonies for the 16th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award. This year, […]

UP Press Book Launch: The Balance Concept in Nursing: New Perspectives in Survival and Health by Daisy Rodriguez

  Nursing administrators, faculty, and students in nursing and allied health professions are invited to attend the book launching of The Balance Concept in Nursing: New Perspectives in Survival and Health published by the University of the Philippines Press.  The event will be held at the College of Nursing Seminar Room, UP Manila on November 24, 2016(Thursday) from 3:00 […]

[Likhaan Exclusive] Pagtatagpo: Review ng Intersection (UP Repertory Company)

  ni Vlad Gonzles Sa disertasyon ni Dr. Alexander Cortez, inilarawan niya ang UP Repertory Company bilang isang anyo ng sosyo-pulitikal na teatro.  Isa itong kategorya ng dulaang malay at sensitibo sa mga namamayaning isyung panlipunan sa isang partikular na panahon, at naglalaan ng mga proyektong pangtanghalang pumapaksa at nag-iimbestiga sa mga nasabing isyu.  Sa […]

The Narrative Journalist as Activist: A Panel Discussion

Story, even in today’s age of social media, is still king (or queen). More than ever before, the need to tell real and important stories—and tell it in an interesting and engaging manner—is of paramount importance to the public. For advocacy journalists, mastering effective storytelling is even more important. Stories compellingly told give flesh and blood to theory, to analyses, to situationers, and give force to arousing, organizing and mobilizing the public. This panel gathers practitioners from various media, to gain insights on storytelling through both text and image.

Winners of the 35th National Book Awards Announced

The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle are pleased to announce the winners of the 35th National Book Awards. The following is the list of the best books published in 2015:   BEST NOVEL IN ENGLISH Locust Girl: A Lovesong, by Merlinda Bobis, Anvil Publishing, Inc.   BEST NOVEL IN FILIPINO Si […]

Call for Membership Applications: The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro

About NAGMAC The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), a young artists collective of established and emerging poets, essayists, fictionists, and playwrights, is now open for membership applications. Applicant must be born and/or (currently) based in Northern Mindanao–Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental (Cagayan de Oro), and Misamis Occidental. NAGMAC aims to: – […]