Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

News @ UP Asian Center

Prof. Eduardo C. Tadem, Ph.D., UP Asian Center Professorial Lecturer, along with 20 others from different units in UP Diliman, has been conferred Professor Emeritus during the 1376th Meeting of the UP Board of Regents.

The UP Asian Center in partnership with the UP Chinese Student Association (UPSCA) will be hosting a webinar via Zoom, “Building Bridges: Unraveling the Cultural History of the Chinese in the Philippines” on 12 December 2022, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Registration and signing in to a (free) Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center will hold The Asia Concert with the theme, "Samar": Tinig, Galaw, Salita on 27 November 2022, Sunday, 6:00 pm (GMT+8) at the GT-Toyota Auditorium, Asian Center, Diliman. The event is open to the public. Tickets are priced at PhP 200 each, available for pre-order. Seating is first-come, first-served.

The University of the Philippines Diliman, through the Asian Center,  and the Mindanao State University – Main Campus (MSU-Main) are forging ahead with a partnership to promote the interface of Mindanao studies and Asian studies in the two campuses on 18 November 2022, 10:00 am (GMT+8), at the Japan Hall, UP Asian Center.

The UP Asian Center will be conducting a tree planting activity on 29 November 2022, 10:00 am (GMT+8), at the UP Asian Center grounds.