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Announcements

  • 21 March 2019

    Cartoons and International Relations: The South African Story

    Peter Vale (from the University of Johannesburg) will be giving a talk on political cartoons.

    26 March
    7-8:30 PM
    Saga Lecture Theatre

     

  • 18 March 2019

    Writing History Creatively: Lunch Time Talk with Resil Mojares

    As part of the Creative Writing Reading Series on Writing History Creatively, Dr. Resil Mojares will be giving a Lunch Time Talk / Conversation. Dr. Resil Mojares is a historian and a National Artist Award for Literature in the Philippines. His scholarly interests have ranged from urban studies, Southeast Asian intellectual history and the literary essay, among others. Building on his body of work, Resil Mojares joins us for a lunch time talk that explores the ways history can figure in a literary text and outlines his own efforts of writing history that blurs the boundaries between scholarly and literary writing.

    Friday, March 22, 12-1 pm.
    Saga Common Lounge.

    Lunch will be provided

    There are limited spots available, so please register at this link:
    https://bit.ly/ync-mojares-2019

    To get a sense of his work, attendees are encouraged to read two essays by Dr. Mojares: “The Book that Did Not Exist” and “The Dangerous Beauty of the Headhunter”.

    This event is co-sponsored by Creative Writing the Writers’ Centre and History.

    Resil Mojares is the author of such award-winning works as The Origins and Rise of the Filipino Novel (1983), House of Memory (1997), Waiting for Mariang Mailing: Essays in Philippine Cultural History (2002), and Brains of the Nation: Pedro Paterno, T.H. Pardo de Tavera, Isabelo de los Reyes and The Production of Modern Knowledge (2006). He has served as visiting professor in universities in Japan, Singapore, and the United States. He resides in Cebu City where he is Professor Emeritus at the University of San Carlos. He received the National Artist award for Literature in 2018.

  • 11 March 2019

    NUS Museum Internship Application

    Please click on this link to apply: http://nus.edu.sg/museum/pdf/2019/NUSMuseum_CallforApplicantsMay2019.pdf

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