RCCAH holds inaugural lecture, focuses on Nick Joaquin

On the occasion of the Research Fortnight 2017, the newly formed UST Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities (RCCAH) held the first installment of Portrait of a National Artist: Nick Joaquin Centennial Commemorative Lectures and Panel Presentation on Cultural Studies last February 14, 2017 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex Auditorium.

In line with the birth centennial of Nick Joaquin, fictionist Charlson Ong, author of “Blue Angel, White Shadow” (UST Publishing House, 2010) delivered the centennial lecture entitled “Nick Joaquin: Magus and Millennium,” while the Varsitarian Publications Adviser and Philippine Daily Inquirer Arts and Books editor Joselito Zulueta delivered the Commemorative Lecture entitled “The Catholic Imagination in Nick Joaquin’s The Woman Who Had Two Navels”.

Research Fortnight 2017 is a series of research presentations and lecture/ seminars with topics ranging from Science to Humanities, as well as poster exhibitions, which will run until February 24, 2017.

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