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

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Ambassador Elizabeth P. Buensuceso will be the guest of honor in the recognition ceremonies of the UP Asian Center and Tri-College Phd Philippine Studies Program on 30 June 2019, 2 pm, the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, Quezon City.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public lecture, “Ub-Ufok Ad Fiallig: Innovative Online Modules on Philippine Folklore,” at the UP Asian Center, QC on 2 August 2019, 2 pm.

Eight UP Asian Center faculty members are recipients of the One UP Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards. The One UP Awards recognize the outstanding performance rendered by the faculty from 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2018 in “two out of three work areas: 1) teaching, 2) research or creative work, and 3) public service.”

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman would like to introduce its administration officials led by the dean, Dr. Joefe B. Santarita, who was appointed for a second term by the UP Board of Regents.

The students of Philippine Studies (PS) 201 of the UP Asian Center invite you Bihing DiLaut: The Sama d'Laut’s Maritime Tradition, Culture, & Communal Resilience, on 14 May 2019, 5–8 pm, UP Asian Center, Quezon City. The event features a lecture on Sama Badjao, two performances of igal dances, and a photo exhibit.