Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Lectures @ UP Asian Center

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar—via Zoom— “A Century of Struggle: Women’s Movements and Rights in Turkey” on 22 October 2021, 7 PM – 9 PM, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center in partnership with the Global Korea Scholarship Philippines Alumni Association (GKS-PHAA) will be hosting a webinar, via Zoom, “Afghan Refugees and Multiculturalism in Korea” on 25 October 2021, 9:30 a.m – 12 noon, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center is holding—via Zoom—a virtual book launch and art exhibit, “The Battle of Marawi: Special Edition” on October 19, Tuesday, 3 pm to 5 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The event is free and open to the public, but sign-in to a basic Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center will be holding via Zoom a "Special Lecture on Philippines-Japan Relations" on 5 October 2021, 1–5 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The event is free and welcome to the public, but signing in to a Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar, “AfghaniSTUNNED: Making Sense of Afghanistan’s Realities and Relations" on 10 September 2021, 1 – 5 PM, Philippine Standard Time.