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

Lectures @ UP Asian Center

 The UP Asian Center will be holding via Zoom a forum, "Engaging with China: Views from Southeast Asia," on 5 June 2021, 1 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT + 8).

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar, “Saving Gaza, Fighting for Peace? Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” on 26 May 2021, 6 PM - 9 PM, Philippine Standard Time (GMT + 8) via Zoom.

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will be holding an International Conference via Zoom  "Scripts in Asia: c. 1500–2000," from April 27 to 28, 2021.

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will be holding—via Zoom—the international conference, “Sabang: Early Southeast Asian-European Intercultural Encounters” from 18– 20 March 2021. 

The UP Asian Center will hold the “Japanese Studies in the Philippines: A Forum and Nationwide Research Competition Year 3”  on 6 March 2021, 8 am – 3 pm, via Zoom.