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

The Tri-College Ph.D. Philippines Studies Program, University of the Philippines Diliman will hold the conference and exhibit, PAKARADYAAN: Women Weaving Mëranaw Culture on 28 March to 1 April 2023, at the UP Asian Center and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. The event is on-site, free, and open to the public.

The UP Diliman Asian Center alumni held atheir first General Assembly on 28 January 2023, its first since the pandemic.

The UP Asian Center, in partnership with the UP Center for International Studies, will be holding an on-site lecture on 21-22 February 2023, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (PST) for Day 1 and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (PST) for Day 2, at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center. The event is free and open to the public. Online registration is required.

The UP Asian Center is implementing blended learning starting Second Semester AY 2022-2023. Following the UP Diliman’s return-to-campus announcement, a combination of online sessions and face-to-face classes will be applied. The schedule of face-to-face sessions are coordinated and was based on the student consultation held in October 2022.

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman and the Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh will hold the two-day online conference,  Global Asia: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities, from 4 – 5 February 2023 via Zoom, 8 AM, Philippine Standard Time (GMT + 8) [3 - 4 February 2023, 7 PM, EDT]. The event is free and open to the public. Registration and signing in to a Zoom account are required.