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

Anniversary Activities

The UP Asian Center will be holding a series of webinars and book collection launch this November as part of its 65th anniversary activities. The events are free and open to the public. Since all activities will be conducted online, interested participants are required to register using an authentic Zoom account.

The UP Asian Center will organize lectures, conferences, film showings, food festival, roundtable, book launch, and cultural activities to celebrate its 64th anniversary, with the theme, Asia 4.0: Changes and Challenges.