Terms of Endearment is an activity for slow reading and a meeting for realignment of questions. It is divided into two parts: reading Jelena Vesić’s text ‘Administration of aesthetics’ or on underground currents of negotiating artistic jobs; between love and money, money and love; then locating some exhausted questions in specific conditions of artistic […]

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Department of Art Studies professor Cecilia De La Paz publishes her most recent essay, “The Discourse of Disasters in Philippine Festivals: Culture, Local Governance and the Construction of Historical Memory.” The essay comes out in  The Consequences of Disasters: Demographic, Planning, and Policy Implications, an anthology edited by Helen James  and  Douglas Paton, published by Charles C. Thomas. […]

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  CAL profs Neil Garcia, Norma Respicio and Galileo Zafra have received the National Book Award for their publications in 2014. The Postcolonial Perverse Vol. 1, UP Press, by J. Neil Garcia (Literary Criticism/Literary History) Journey of a Thousand Shuttles, The Philippine Weave, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, by Norma Respicio (Art Category) Ambagan […]

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We are in need of the following: 1. Volunteers who know how to use scissors/shears, cutter, and glue. Artistic skills not required. Please bring your own cutters and/or scissors. 2. Cardboard boxes. Lots and lots of these. 3. CDs and DVDs. Lots and lots of these, too. 4. Magazines, flyers, posters, colored paper shopping bags, […]

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    Last September, Professor Emeritus Antonio “Tony” Mabesa received this year’s Gawad CCP Para sa Sining, the highest award given by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) every three years. This recent achievement, though, is just one of Prof. Mabesa’s many accomplishments in a career that spans more than six productive decades. Prof. Mabesa […]

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