Announcements

Call for Papers: Forum Kritika on Genders and Sexualities in Asian Cinemas

 

Kritika Kultura will be initiating a forum on the filmic representations of issues on genders and sexualities in the Southeast Asian region, in line with its commitment to the pursuit and development of cultural and media studies, slated for the journal’s February 2021 issue. The forum invites scholars of gender, media, and culture to formulate topics that inspect and submit to critical evaluation, instances where Asian film products embodied controversies on gender and/or sexuality, as either local or as cross-cultural phenomena. Paper proposals should be submitted electronically to the forum editor, Joel David, at joelsky2000@yahoo.com, no later than February 29, 2020 (cc: kk.soh@ateneo.edu; subject heading: genders and sexualities).

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Posted: 2019-11-15 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Elizabeth L. Enriquez

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with CHED-Salikha's Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC)—will host a lecture by Elizabeth Enriquez. The lecture—titled "The Ideological Work of Music on Radio in the Philippines in World War II"is on Oct. 17, 2019, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at the Natividad Galang Fajardo (NGF) Room, 1/f de la Costa Hall, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-10-04 More...
 

Call for Papers: Forum Kritika on Goa Before India: Late-Colonial Goan Society and Culture

 

The Forum Kritika on Goa Before India aims to explore what it means to transit between Iberian colonial rule and new arrangements of power, and what happens to the past in the process. The Forum Kritika hopes that the articles generated will contribute to, if not lay the ground for, a comparative study of Iberian post-colonialisms in Asia, in turn supporting a larger project to craft regional and decolonial histories that are not Anglo-American centric. Closing date for proposals: Dec. 1, 2019.

 
Posted: 2019-10-03 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents a Lecture and Screening of Usapang Hip-Hop: Ambagan sa Eksena at Kultura

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with CHED-Salikha's Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC)—will host a lecture by Lara Katrina T. Mendoza and a screening of her documentary Usapang Hip-Hop: Ambagan sa Eksena at Kultura. The event is on Oct. 8, 2019, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Leong Hall Auditorium (Ateneo de Manila University). The event—which is part of TALAB 2019 (Talakayang Alay sa Bayan, Ateneo@160: Agenda for Hope)—is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-09-30 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series on Hong Kong, China, and the Philippines: Hope Amidst Crisis

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with the Chinese Studies Program (AdMU)—will host lectures on Hong Kong, China, and the Philippines. The lectures—which feature Rommel C. Banlaoi, PhD, Robin Michael U. Garcia, PhD, and Atty. Jose Duke Bagulaya—are on Oct. 8, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at 5/f Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University. The event, which is part of TALAB 2019 (Talakayang Alay sa Bayan, Ateneo@160: Agenda for Hope), is open to the public. Registration required (Eventbrite).

 
Posted: 2019-09-28 More...
 

Events: Critical Island Studies: The Islandic, Archipelagic, and Oceanic

 

Critical Island Studies: The Islandic, Archipelagic, and Oceanic is the inaugural conference of an inter-institutional consortium that aims to develop critical and comparative island studies of Southeast Asia, in particular, and the Asia-Pacific, in general. The conference—which will be held in Manila, Philippines, and hosted by Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and University of Santo Tomas (UST)—will be on November 27, 2019 (UST) and November 28 and 29, 2019 (ADMU). 

 
Posted: 2019-11-21 More...
 

Call for Papers: Forum Kritika on Theorizing Corporeality in the Climate Change Era

 

The Forum Kritika on Theorizing Corporeality in the Climate Change Era aims to gather essays that propose new theoretical and methodological ways to understand the body within the context of 21st century conditions and concerns, among them, extreme weather, sustainability, ecophobia, cultural and national identities, the Microbiocene, and transnationality. Closing date: Jan. 31, 2020.

 
Posted: 2019-08-17 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Paul Nadal

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Paul Nadal. The lecture—titled "Remittance Fiction: Literary and Financial Returns of the Filipino Diaspora"—is on Aug. 29, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Faura AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.   
Posted: 2019-08-16 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Jose Duke Bagulaya

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Jose Duke Bagulaya. The lecture—titled "Law and Literature: An Interdisciplinary Relationship"—is on Aug. 22, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Faura AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.   
Posted: 2019-08-13 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Reading Series presents Gina Apostol and Dominic Sy in conversation

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with the Ateneo de Manila University Press, the Fine Arts Department (AdMU), and Areté—will host a conversation with Gina Apostol and Dominic Sy. The event, which will be moderated by Daryll Delgado, is on Aug. 15, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Ben Chan ArtSuite, Ateneo Art Gallery, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-08-10 More...
 

In Memoriam: Peter Horn (1934-2019)

 

Kritika Kultura mourns the passing of Peter Horn, member of the International Board of Editors (KK), Professor Emeritus and Honorary Lifetime Fellow (University of Cape Town, South Africa), and Honorary Professor and Research Associate in German Studies (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa).

 
Posted: 2019-07-23 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Melani Budianta and Shuri Mariasih Gietty Tambunan

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Melani Budianta and Shuri Mariasih Gietty Tambunan. The lecture—titled "For Better and for Worse: Democracy and Digital Media in Indonesia"—is on Aug. 5, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at SEC B 201A, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public. 

 
Posted: 2019-07-15 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Kar-Yen Leong

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Kar-Yen Leong. The lecture—titled "Keepers of the Grave: Ritual Guides, Ghosts, and Hidden Narratives in Indonesian History"—is on Aug. 6, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at SEC B 201A, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public. 

 
Posted: 2019-07-14 More...
 

Call for Papers: Call for Submissions: Kritika Kultura Literary Section

 
Kritika Kultura is now accepting contributions to its literary section, for possible inclusion in its forthcoming installments, beginning with the 35th issue, which will be published in August 2020.  
Posted: 2019-06-19 More...
 

Call for Papers: Call for Papers: 2019 Global Mobility Humanities Conference (2019 GMHC)

 

Conference Theme: Life, Thinking and Culture in the Era of High Mobility

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Following the establishment of the Academy of Mobility Humanities in May 2018, the organizers invite proposals for whole panels or individual papers for 2019 Global Mobility Humanities Conference (GMHC). This conference is organized by the Academy of Mobility Humanities (Konkuk University), Kritika Kultura (Ateneo de Manila University), and UNITAS (University of Santo Tomas).

 
Posted: 2019-05-12 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Anna Alves and Zachary Frial (rescheduled)

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a research forum with Anna Alves and Zachary Frial (US Fulbright Scholars 2018-2019). The forum is in cooperation with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF, also known as the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines). The forum is titled “Artistic Transmissions and Geographies in Transnational Filipino Cultural Production” and will be held on May 14, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at The Loft, 4/F, George SK Ty Learning Innovation Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-05-07 More...
 

News: Dominic Sy Selected for KK / AdMU Press First Book Prize

 

We are pleased to announce that A Natural History of Empire by Dominic Sy was selected as the winner of the Kritika Kultura / Ateneo de Manila University Press First Book Prize. Sy’s book was chosen from among a total of 22 entries.

 

 
Posted: 2019-04-09 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Victor Merriman

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Victor Merriman. The lecture is titled “Drama, Mediation, and Contemporary Social Imaginaries” and will be held on April 30, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at SOM 111 (Ching Tan Room), Ateneo de Manila University. The lecture will conclude with a launch of Professor Merriman's book Austerity and the Public Role of Drama: Performing Lives-in-CommonThe event is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-04-06 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Anna Alves and Zachary Frial

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a research forum with Anna Alves and Zachary Frial (US Fulbright Scholars 2018-2019). The forum is in cooperation with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF, also known as the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines). The forum is titled “Artistic Transmissions and Geographies in Transnational Filipino Cultural Production” and will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at CTC 307, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.

 
Posted: 2019-04-04 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Tressa Perez Diaz, Lisa Natividad, and Bachelor in Social Work Students (University of Guam)

 
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a forum with Tressa P. Diaz, Lisa Natividad, and Bachelor in Social Work Students (University of Guam). The forum is in cooperation with the Literary and Cultural Studies Program (Department of English, AdMU) and Oscar V. Campomanes’s Lit 193.38 class (Imperial and Postcolonial Nesology). The forum is titled "Political Status as a Determinant of Health: Positing a CHamoru Critical Race Theory Model," and will be held on Mar. 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Natividad Galang Fajardo room, 1/f de la Costa Hall, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.  
Posted: 2019-03-12 More...
 

Call for Papers: 2019 Global Mobility Humanities Conference (GMHC) Call for Papers

 

The Global Mobility Humanities Conference (GMHC) of the Academy of Mobility Humanities (Konkuk University), Kritika Kultura (Ateneo de Manila University), and UNITAS (University of Santo Tomas) seeks papers on the conference theme: “Life, Thinking, and Culture in the Era of High Mobility.” Deadline: Mar. 29, 2019.

 
Posted: 2019-03-11 More...
 

Events: Itinatampok ng Kritika Kultura Reading Series ang Magpies Press

 

Inihahandog ng Kritika Kultura—kasama ng Department of Fine Arts (AdMU)—ang isang panayam ng mga patnugot at manunulat ng Magpies, isang malayang palimbagan at art collective. Ang mga tagapagsalita ay sina Mac Andre Arboleda at Shaunnah Ysabel Cledera. Magkakaroon rin ng pagtatanghal ng mga sipi mula sa mga akda ng Magpies. Ang panayam ay sa Martes, ika-26 ng Marso 2019, mula 5:00 p.m. hanggang 6:30 p.m., sa Faura AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. Ang panayam ay bukas sa lahat. 

 
Posted: 2019-03-10 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Simon C. Estok

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, will host a lecture by Simon C. Estok. The lecture—titled "An Intersectional Approach to Food Justice and Environmental Justice"—is on Mar. 12, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at SOM 111 (Ching Tan Room), Ateneo de Manila University. This lecture is made possible through a grant obtained by Kritika Kultura under the Internationalization Program of the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public. 

 
Posted: 2019-02-27 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Jose S. Buenconsejo

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with CHED-Salikha's Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC)—will host a lecture by Jose S. Buenconsejo. The lecture—titled "Songs for the Masses: Humor in Max Surban's Folk Urban Ballads"—is on Feb. 12, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Faura AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.

 
Posted: 2019-02-03 More...
 

Events: Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Thomas Anh Ngoc Hoang

 

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with the Department of Philosophy (AdMU)—will host a lecture by Thomas Anh Ngoc Hoang. The lecture is titled “Journey of Invention of the Self from West to East: The Case of the Making of the Modern Self in Vietnam (from 17th to 20th Century) from an Intercultural Perspective.” The lecture is on Jan. 31, 2019, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at SOM 111 (Ching Tan Room), Ateneo de Manila University. The event is open to the public.

 
Posted: 2019-01-22 More...
 
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