Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a lecture by Dr. Megan Thomas titled “Performing Sovereignty in the Late Eighteenth Century: Simon de Anda, Diego Silang, and the British East India Company.” The lecture will be on July 13, 2016, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at SEC C 201A, Ateneo de Manila University. The lecture is open to the public.

The Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) presents SULAT-DULA 4: A Playwriting Workshop in Mindanao on 17 to 19 November 2016 at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro City.

Part of XCCA’s flagship projects on Cultural Education and Artistic Excellence in the Literary Arts, SULAT-DULA is also the center’s contribution to a sustained development program for Mindanaoan playwrights.

The Davao Writers Guild is now accepting applications to the 2016 Davao Writers Workshop to be held on October 22, 2016 to October 26, 2016.

Fifteen (15) fellowships are available, five (5) of which will be given to writers from outside Davao City but limited to residents of Mindanao.

“Elitism in Art and Culture” is a one-day conference that is open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in any Philippine university or college. It will be held on the 23rd of July 2016 at De La Salle University, Manila and is an event organized and sponsored by the host university’s Department of Literature. No conference fee will be collected. Meals and snacks will be provided.

 

Universitas Sanata Dharma, Indonesia

19 to 20 Oct. 2016

Conference Focus

Globalization has resulted in diaspora—the dispersal of immigrants to different parts of the globe—as well as the transnational circuiting of commodities. Borders previously perceived as physically real and tangible have become porous. Geographical displacement has resulted in shifting identities among numerous people. Literary and cultural studies scholars and critics have theorized and researched on the category “diaspora,” along with affiliated concepts such as “nostalgia,” “homeland,” “diasporic identity,” “hybridity,”  “ethnicity,” “authenticity,” among others.

Let’s write Crime! Filipino writers were challenged to write tales of dark pathways and mysterious psyches, misdemeanor and trouble, dread and doubt.

#HeistClub was an online workshop facilitated by Mina V. Esguerra in the last quarter of 2015. The class was organized by Bronze Age Media and sponsored by Buqo and Enderun’s The Study.

Araw ng PHSA 2016 welcomes home ethnomusicologist Grace Nono, actress Shamaine Centenera, filmmaker Raymond Red, pianist Greg Zuniega, and other alumni on June 11

On the occasion of the Philippine High School for the Arts` 39th Foundation Day celebrations on 11 June 2016, PHSA alumni will gather for a reunion entitled Ibarang Konek at the National Arts Center in Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna. PHSA is proud to present this year`s featured four batches and their members:

GAWAD ROGELIO SICAT 2016
Timpalak sa Pagsulat ng Tula, Maikling Kuwento at Sanaysay

Can time set the world in motion? Maybe. And there should be convergence of crises – social, mobile, cloud, big data, community and other powerful forces of technology – to feel our existence on a single point.

One may ponder that it is imperative to realize that a point is not a thing, but a place. This is exactly the revelation being shared to us from the merging of spirits by Christopher Fernandez, John Mark Galutera, and Paul Eric Roca in their group art exhibition entitled “Point of Convergence”. 

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