29 September 2008

what i'll be teaching next semester (2nd semester, SY 2008-2009)

CW 100 WFW WF 1:00-2:30 pm
Introduction to Creative Writing
. The concept of genre and the workshop method in Creative Writing (especially poetry and creative nonfiction).

CL 50 WFX WF 2:30-4:00 pm
Introduction to Philippine Literature in English.
Introduction to Philippine literature in English.

CW 10 THX1 TTh 2:30-4:00 pm
Creative Writing for Beginners

A workshop exploring the potentials of creative writing as expression, as discipline and as a way of thinking about the society in which we live (with special emphasis on poetry and creative nonfiction).

CL 145 THY TTh 4-00-5:30 pm
The Literature and Culture of Japan.
Selected works in the literature and culture of Japan, mostly in English translation (includes sessions on Japanese popular literature and culture, e.g., anime, manga, music, trendy drama).

***These courses may also serve as English electives for those who will be taking up Law / those who are taking up Business Administration, Economics and Engineering

23 September 2008

scenes from the 2008 carlos palanca memorial awards for literature, rigodon ballroom, manila peninsula (1 september 2008)

butch dalisay, wendell capili, jaime an lim, au yumul, jing hidalgo, tony hidalgo
mikael de lara co reads his own work
patricia evangelista reads butch guerrero
they all listened to gabe mercado
ralph galan, butch dalisay, erica valerio
with sandra palanca
with erica valerio
surigao's finest: tara sering and her prizewinning siblings
vim nadera, kael co, mike coroza
with patricia evangelista
with luis gatmaitan, m.d.
with publisher gloria rodriguez and fictionist nadine sarreal
marne kilates and jing panganiban mendoza
with ralph galan and erica valerio
with mike coroza
tara sering, mookie kaitgbak and joy cruz
with nick pichay, jun lana and ian casocot
with marra pl lanot
karina africa bolasco
nikki alfar, chuck syjuco, tara sering, dean alfar and joy cruz
with sarj lacuesta and mookie katigbak
with jun cruz reyes
with celine cristobal
with ian casocot
with tara sering and joy cruz
with glenn mas
with jerry respeto, gil mendoza and jing panganiban-mendoza
with rody vera
with eugene evasco and friend, chris martinez, frank rivera and hermie beltran
tony hidalgo, jing hidalgo, chuck syjuco and jimmy abad
with jaime an lim
charlson ong, tony hidalgo, jing hidalgo
jimmy abad, krip yuson and vince groyon
with mon and nemy bermejo

11 September 2008

08 September 2008

lav diaz of the philippines wins orrizonti prize (grand prize) at the 2008 venice film festival