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 UP Asian Center will hold the "Asia 4.0: The 2019 Graduate Students' Conference" on 23 November 2019, 8 am to 4 pm, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public.

Artists. Cultures. Conversations. This November 14-15, 2019, join us as we listen to the conversations of practitioners, scholars, and teachers of the performing arts about their narratives on cross-cultural artistic collaborations. We invite all artists, scholars, students, teachers interested in the performing arts.