On European Literature

The last day of the first ever European Literature Fair by National Bookstore has coincided this year’s Dia Del Libro. Both events highlighted the strong literary diplomacy of the Philippines and the Western world, and how such relationship continues to shape the history of arts and letters here in our country. With the principal aim … Continue reading On European Literature


2018 Edinburgh University Literature Conference

Earlier this year, I received the great news from the Edinburgh University School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures that my essay, Moral Dichotomy and Self-Discovery, has been approved for presentation at the university's Literature Conference. I already experienced presenting a research paper in an international colloquium, but being recognised by one of the distinguished institutions … Continue reading 2018 Edinburgh University Literature Conference

The Artist and His Conscience (A brief analysis of Ang Larawan)

There is an anomaly that plagues the story of Ang Larawan (The Portrait), making people question its moral and intention. Like anyone who has waited months for the release of what is to become the best musical event of the Filipino film industry for 2017, I was also intrigued about what exactly is the image … Continue reading The Artist and His Conscience (A brief analysis of Ang Larawan)