Attention, new writers: The Department of English and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines in Diliman is calling for submissions to New Voices, a two-volume anthology of poetry and fiction by new Filipino authors writing in English. To be published by the UP Press and possibly in cooperation with the Commission on Higher Education, these volumes will […]

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Nanalong muli si Dr. Eugene Y. Evasco ng Unang Gatimpala sa Kuwentong Pambata sa katatapos na Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards. Si Prop. Elyrah Salanga-Torralba naman ay nagkamit ng Second Place for Poetry for Children. Ang nobelang Ang Makina ni Mang Turing na isinulat ni Dr. Ramon Guillermo at inilathala ng UP Press ay nagkamit ng […]

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From October 23 to 25, the Department of English and Comparative Literature hosted the 6th Asian Translation Traditions Conference, bringing international and local participants together to explore the theme “Translating Asia: Migrations and Transgressions.”  This year’s keynote lecture, “The Circuits of Translation: The Philippines and the World,” was given by Resil Mojares.  The plenary speakers were Anis Nor, […]

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Department of Art Studies faculty Dr. Eloisa May P. Hernandez launches Digital Cinema in the Philippines, 1999-2009 at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at the Sikat Pinoy National Art Fair at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall. The pioneering work, which traces the technological shift of Philippine cinema, from celluloid to digital, is the author’s […]

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On September 5, the UP Press launched new books from Art Studies Assistant Professor Rina Angela Corpus, creative writing alumnus Maria L.M. Fres-Felix, English and Comparative Literature Professor J. Neil Garcia, and ICW Director Rolando Tolentino. For details, click here.

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Across the City, Toward the Nation: Philippine Poetry, Metropolitan Trains, and the Tulaan sa Tren Project Oscar Tantoco Serquiña Jr.   Abstract   In 2008 and 2010, the Philippine government’s National Book Development Board (NBDB) and Light Railway Transit Authority (LRTA) launched Tulaan sa Tren, a project “designed to provide train passengers with an appreciation […]

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Theatre, Entrapment, and Globalization in Welcome to IntelStar Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco   Abstract This essay reflects on globalization as a phenomenon that connects and influences the world’s socio-cultural and political spheres, similar to how some academics explore the nature of the global. In particular, the essay interrogates how globalization is mediated in the theatre. […]

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The Ateneo Arts Awards issue of Pananaw, Philippine Journal of Visual Arts was launched early this year. Professor Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez of the Department of Art Studies served as issue editor. The journal is available at Ateneo Art Gallery and selectbooks.com but will also be consigned to Popular Bookstore, West Gallery, Finale, Silverlens, Filipinas Heritage Library, […]

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