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 host a lecture-exhibit “Sitano Langon: Mga Kwento ng Marawi,” on 6 December 2019, 1–5 pm, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public.

A lecture, "Trade and Development with Human Capital: A Century's Narrative in Korea," by Dr. Hak Kil Pyo will serve as the keynote address at Asia 4.0: The 2019 Graduate Students' Conference, which will be held on 23 November 2019, 8 am to 4 pm, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The keynote will start at 1:30 pm.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public lecture, "Changing Organizational Culture: Developing Creativity in a Government Workplace," on 25 November 2019, 1:30 – 4 pm at the UP Asian Center, QC.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public lecture, "The Possible Worlds of Rafael Daniel: An Indian-Armenian Merchant in Manila" on 25 November 2019, 1:30 – 4 pm at the UP Asian Center, QC.

A lecture-exhibit, “Alas ng Bayan: Women, Heroism and Memory” will open on 25 November, 10 am, and will run until 27 November 2019, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public.