Tuesday, May 10, 2011

FILCOLS at the 4th Palihang Rogelio Sicat of UP

The 4th Palihang Rogelio Sicat (PRS) includes a talk on copyright and intellectual property on 28 May 2011. The speaker will be Alvin J. Buenaventura, the Executive Director of Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society (FILCOLS). He will be discussing basics of copyright, intellectual property and the economic rights of writers.

The University of the Philippines Diliman’s Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature spearheads the workshop in cooperation with the Cavite Young Writers’ Association. PRS is the only national writers workshop conducted purely in Filipino, the national language. It will be held on 26 – 29 Mayo 2011 in Alfonso Hotel, Alfonso, Cavite. Fifteen writers from all over the Philippines will be selected to join PRS as fellows.

Workshop faculty members include Efren Abueg, Rogelio Ordoñez, and Elmer Ordoñez. Abueg and R. Ordoñez were pioneers of the illustrious literary group Agos. E. Ordoñez is a known writer and literary scholar in English.

Teachers who are based in Cavite are invited to join PRS as observers of the workshop proper and audience of the talks on Saturday, 28 May 2011 from 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Certificates will be awarded to those who will attend. Please contact Bebang Siy at 0919-3175708 or filcols@gmail.com.

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