1919 The first issue of The Freeman, a Cebu English-Cebuano newspaper published by Paulino Gullas, comes out. It lasted until the eve of the Pacific War, was revived as a weekly magazine in 1965, and became, in 1969, a daily English newspaper.
Dramatist Victorino Abellanosa is the brother of Ramon and Onofre Abellanosa. Born in Pardo on December 23, 1903, the son of Baldomero Abellanosa, a well-known composer in Pardo. He started writing plays in 1921 and has to his credit some 20 plays, mostly zarzuelas, including Ninoy, Marti, King Solomon, and others. His plays have been […]
Florentino Suico was born in Mandaue on March 14, 1902. He studied at the Mandaue Elementary School and Cebu High School. He took up Pre-Law at UE and UST while working at the Bureau of Aeronautics in Manila. He started writing at 21, contributing fiction, poems, and articles to various periodicals. Edited Bag-ong Kusog (1928); […]
Born in Cebu City on the 6th of June 1887 and died on the 24th of December 1956. Fictionist. He studied at the Seminario-Colegio de San Carlos in Cebu, 1904-1908, and finished law at the Escuela de Derecho, 1908-1910, in Manila. After his studies, he actively engaged in writing and politics. He served as Cebu […]
The USC Cebuano Studies Center with the sponsorship of the National Commission for Culture and Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the fifteen (15) fellowships for the Subaybaktas Literary History Writing Training Workshop on June 18-20, 2015 at the Dingman Conference Room, University of San Carlos (Downtown Campus), Cebu City. The fellows […]
For some decades now, there has been a rise in interest in regional writers and regional writing. Some writers have found a new reading audience after a period of cultural and historiographical neglect. However, knowledge of the works of regional writers varies greatly with the resources that are available to assess their historical significance. Because […]
The USC Fine Arts Graduate School of Cinema Studies in cooperation with the Cebuano Studies Center held the 1st Cebuano Lost Cinema Conference at the CAFA lecture theater on November 10, 2012. Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, CSC director, gave the keynote address for the activity. Manila-based director and film scholar Nick Deocampo discussed the history of […]
The 28th Cornelio Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop was held at Elsalvador Beach Resort at Sabang, Danao, Cebu, from November 2 to 4, 2012. The workshop panelists were Dr. Erlinda Kintanar-Alburo, Ms. Merlie Alunan, Dr. Ralph Semino Galan, and Mr. John Iremil Teodoro. Here is the list of the 28th Faigao Wokshop Fellows. From Cebu, […]