Monday, April 14, 2014

CALL FOR PAPER PRESENTATIONS from the UP College of Mass Communication


This year, 2014, marks the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini and Isabelo de los Reyes, two of the nation’s most important intellectuals. As the national university, the University of the Philippines is one with the Filipino people in celebrating their legacies.

To commemorate this historic occasion, the UP College of Mass Communication (CMC), in partnership with the College of Music (CMu), the College of Arts and Letters (CAL), the College of Fine Arts (CFA), and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), through the Archaeological Studies Program, will be holding a conference with the theme “Intellectuals, the Public Arena, and the Nation.” The conference is scheduled on 10-12 September 2014, to be held at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations on the above mentioned theme. Subthemes may include:

  • History of ideas
  • The book and everyday objects
  • Performance as public arena
  • Media and Society
  • Artists and writers as intellectuals
  • The university and national life
  • Organic intellectuals and people’s struggles
  • The Intellectuals and Folk Culture

We appreciate your early submission of abstracts on or before 1 May 2014.

For inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the CMC-Office of Research and Publication at 920-6864 or 981-8500 loc. 2668 or email

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