West Visayan children’s literature in Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a and Aklanon will once again take spotlight this year as a group of contemporary writers, language advocates and an independent publishing house in the region are set to hold the Magsugilanonay Kita: 2nd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit. The two-day event is will be held on 18 to 19 February at the 3rd Floor Event Center, Robinson’s Place Iloilo.
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 Helena Patzer titled ”Long-distance care. Finding the true Filipino self, paying the debt of gratitude, and maintaining middle-class status." Enrique Niño P. Leviste will serve as reactor. The lecture is on Feb. 28, 2017, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at Faura Hall AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. The lecture is open to the public.