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PEN to hold literature-teaching workshop in CDO

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold “For Love of the Word: Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College” on Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m, at the University Conference Hall, Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental.


Metrobank Outstanding Teacher awardee and prize-winning writer Jaime An Lim will deliver the master lecture.


Workshop facilitators will be Ferdinand Lopez of the University of Santo Tomas and Steven Patrick Fernandez of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology.


The lecture will be supplemented by a forum on “The Literature of Peace in Mindanao,” with writers Raul Moldez, Marcelo Geocallo, Shem Salait Linohon and Fernandez.


Program is supported by PEN International in the UK and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.


There is no workshop or forum fee but participants must take care of their travel arrangement, accommodation and meals.


For inquiries and pre-registration, contact Philippine PEN at Solidaridad Bookstore, 531 Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila; e-mail [email protected]; call +63917-5287491.