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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Twenty-two MA graduates and four newly minted PhDs took part in Aning Tagumpay, Salaysay ng Alay, the 2019 Recognition Day held on 30 June 2019 at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public forum, “Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BARMM and BOL): Prospects and Challenges” on 3 July 2019, 4 pm, UP Asian Center, QC.

Ambassador Elizabeth P. Buensuceso will be the guest of honor in the recognition ceremonies of the UP Asian Center and Tri-College Phd Philippine Studies Program on 30 June 2019, 2 pm, the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, Quezon City.

The UP Asian Center will hold a public lecture, “Ub-Ufok Ad Fiallig: Innovative Online Modules on Philippine Folklore,” at the UP Asian Center, QC on 2 August 2019, 2 pm.

Eight UP Asian Center faculty members are recipients of the One UP Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards. The One UP Awards recognize the outstanding performance rendered by the faculty from 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2018 in “two out of three work areas: 1) teaching, 2) research or creative work, and 3) public service.”