Today’s Views

Small press and anti-feudal pedagogy

Small press and anti-feudal pedagogy

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Dec 21, 2017

Its illustrator, writer, letterer, layout artist, and other members of the creative team seem to have had no formal training; but we should take caution in imposing the standards we have learned in institutions.

Stories

Stories

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Dec 03, 2017

Stories are extraordinary. A writer would spend a lifetime crafting the perfect one, and an anthropologist would spend a lifetime unravelling them. Stories are potent. They can move people to weep and to fight and to believe things they might not have thought possible.

Preview: Reconsidering Arguilla and ‘Terrorism of the Text’

Preview: Reconsidering Arguilla and ‘Terrorism of the Text’

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Nov 30, 2017

From now, until the end of the year, I shall write in English about articles originally written in Filipino, share thoughts regarding their respective contexts, and discuss related themes . Part translation, part summary, part review, I hope these previews pique the curiosity of the readers about the essays and their ongoing conversations with other texts that challenge national narratives and preconceived notions on Philippine literature, art and culture.