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

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The UP Asian Center will hold a forum, “Navigating the Philippine Strategic Resource Landscape: Realities and Ways Forward,” on 12 December 2019, 1-5 PM at the UP Asian Center, QC.

 The UP Asian Center will host a forum, “The Philippines and the Global South: Social, Economic, and Political Realities,” on 9 December 2019, 1:00 pm–5 pm, UP Asian Center, QC.

The PS 201 (Philippines in Asia and the Pacific) class will be holding a lecture-exhibit, “Sitano Langon: Mga Kwento ng Marawi,” on 6 December 2019, 1–5 pm, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public.

A lecture, "Trade and Development with Human Capital: A Century's Narrative in Korea," by Dr. Hak Kil Pyo will serve as the keynote address at Asia 4.0: The 2019 Graduate Students' Conference, which will be held on 23 November 2019, 8 am to 4 pm, at the UP Asian Center, QC. The keynote will start at 1:30 pm.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public lecture, "The Possible Worlds of Rafael Daniel: An Indian-Armenian Merchant in Manila" on 25 November 2019, 1:30 – 4 pm at the UP Asian Center, QC.