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
The public is invited to attend Hugyaw, the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, and the Tricollege PhD Philippine Studies Program, on 23 October 2018, 5 pm – 7 pm, Palma Hall Lobby, University of the Philippines Diliman.
Hugyaw is a Cebuano word meaning “for a crowd to roar in laughter, excitement, and the like.” Here is the tentative program for 23 October.
Dr. Bernadette Abrera, Dean, College of Social Science and Philosophy
Dr. Michael L. Tan, Chancellor, UP Diliman (To be confirmed)
Looking Back: The Tricollege PhD Philippine Studies Program and the College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete, Dean, College of Arts and Letters and Chairperson, Tricollege PhD Philippine Studies Program
UP Dance Company
UP Singing Ambassadors
Dr. Joefe B. Santarita, Dean, Asian Center
About the PhD Philippine Studies Program
The Tricollege PhD Philippine Studies Program is a joint program between the UP Asian Center, the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. The UP Asian Center serves as Secretariat of the Tricollege program.
The Asian Center offers M.A. degrees in Asian Studies with four fields of specialization: Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia. The Center also has an M.A. program in Philippine Studies that allows students to major in Philippine society and culture, Philippine foreign relations, or Philippine development studies. The Center offers a Ph.D. program in Philippine Studies in conjunction with the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. For an overview of these graduate programs, click here. The Asian Center also publishes Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, the latest issue of which can be downloaded at the journal's website. For other news and upcoming events at the Asian Center, click here.