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NCCA is now accepting entries for Writers’ Prize 2019

NCCA is now accepting entries for Writers’ Prize 2019

| July 18, 2019

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is now accepting entries for the 2019 Writers’ Prize. The NCCA Writers’ Prize is a biennial award given to five writers, one for each category, namely; for poetry, novel, essay/creative non-fiction, short story and drama. The award, in the gross amount of two hundred fifty thousand […]

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Registration ongoing at USC for the Diploma in Cebuano Heritage Studies

Registration ongoing at USC for the Diploma in Cebuano Heritage Studies

| July 11, 2019

The University of San Carlos Cebuano Studies Center is accepting students for the first semester for the Diploma in Cebuano Heritage Studies. The program provides cultural workers in public and private sectors with knowledge and skills needed for the identification, protection, management and presentation of cultural heritage and heritage sites. Established in 2007, the Cebuano […]

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Digital Cebuano, NCCA project goes online

Digital Cebuano, NCCA project goes online

| July 3, 2019

The USC Cebuano Studies Center under the sponsorship of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will launch new materials for the Digital Cebuano: Enhancement of the Cebuano Studies Center Archive. The online archive is the product of the project with NCCA. The Digital Cebuano project is an envisioned cooperative project to digitize […]

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NRCP Announces a New Division Chair for the Humanities

NRCP Announces a New Division Chair for the Humanities

| March 11, 2019

      Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, director of the University of San Carlos Cebuano Studies Center, has been named the new chair of the Division of the Humanities of the National Research Council of the Philippines. When she begins her two-year term this April, she will be replacing current division chair Dr. Adelaida F. Lucero, professor of comparative […]

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Dr. Alburo receives the Gawad Paz Marquez Benitez Award

Dr. Alburo receives the Gawad Paz Marquez Benitez Award

| July 29, 2015

The Unyon ng Manunulat ng Pilipinas honors Dr. Erlinda Kintanar Alburo with the Gawad Paz Marquez Benitez for outstanding literature teacher. The awarding ceremony will cap UMPIL’s 41st National Congress on August 29, 2015 at the Escaler Hall of the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City. The Gawad Paz Marquez Benitez is an annual award […]

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Yu wins the NCCA Writers’ Prize 2014 for Essay in Cebuano Language

Yu wins the NCCA Writers’ Prize 2014 for Essay in Cebuano Language

| February 4, 2014

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) awarded the NCCA Writers’ Prize 2014 for Essay in Cebuano Language to Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, USC Director of the Cebuano Studies Center and professor of the Department of Languages and Literature, for her entry Naglangoy sa Langit. The NCCA Writers’ Prize is a biennial award given […]

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Center receives recognition during the Don Mariano Awards 2013

Center receives recognition during the Don Mariano Awards 2013

| September 28, 2013

Last September 8, 2013 was the 136th birth anniversary of Mariano Avila Mercado, mayor of Carcar in the 1920s. During his administration, Mercado built the Carcar Dispensary, formerly health center before and after the war and is now a museum, the swimming pool just behind the dispensary which served as American soldiers’ recreation area, the […]

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Professor Emeritus Mojares receives Gawad Tanglaw ng Lahi Award

Professor Emeritus Mojares receives Gawad Tanglaw ng Lahi Award

| June 29, 2013

USC Professor Emeritus Resil B. Mojares will be conferred the prestigious Gawad Tanglaw ng Lahi Award from the Ateneo de Manila University on July 16, 2013 at the Rev. Henry Lee Irwin Theatre. Ateneo de Manila University created the Gawad Tanglaw ng Lahi Award in 1970 to single out those who have dedicated their life’s […]

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Yu receives research grant from the Sumitomo Foundation

Yu receives research grant from the Sumitomo Foundation

| April 20, 2012

Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, director of the USC Cebuano Studies Center, and a professor of the Department of Languages and Literature, was awarded a research grant by the Sumitomo Foundation. The grant is for the comparative study of maternal representations in both Japanese and Philippine literature. Out of the 305 applications received by the Foundation, only […]

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Dr. Erlinda Kintanar-Alburo honored in the 79th NRCP Achievement Awards

Dr. Erlinda Kintanar-Alburo honored in the 79th NRCP Achievement Awards

| March 28, 2012

Dr. Erlinda Kintanar-Alburo, former director of the USC Cebuano Studies Center, was honored in the 79th National Research Council of the Philippines Achievement Awards held at Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza, PICC Complex last March 7, 2012. Dr. Alburo was recognized for her significant contributions to the field of cultural research, specifically on Philippine literature and […]

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