CASS faculty is Fellow to JEN Criticism Workshop

Rabindranath S. PolitoRabindranath S. Polito, Instructor of the Department of English, College of Arts & Social Sciences (CASS) is one of 12 writers and teachers awarded fellowships to the 4th UST Varsitarian J. Elizalde Navarro National Workshop on Criticism in the Arts and the Humanities (JEN) on May 27-June 2 at the Colione Hotel, Baguio City. JEN is jointly sponsored by the UST Varsitarian and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

Polito’s paper, a critique on the IPAG play “Suhi” using the Postcolonial and Cultural Studies theories was selected by a panel of experts.

The panel discussants include Rebecca T. Anonuevo (Miriam College/UST), Oscar V. Campomanes (Ateneo/UST), Robert Diaz (Wilfried Laurier University of Canada), Allan Isaac (Rutgers University), Ralph Semino Galan (UST), Priscelina Patajo Legasto (UP Diliman), Lila Shahani (Asian Institute of Management), Lito Zulueta (UST, Inquirer Arts & Books editor), Gary Devilles (Ateneo), Delan Robillos (Artery/Canvas Art Groups) and Ferdinand Lopez (UST).

Polito finished his AB English degree, magna cum laude and his MA in English Language Studies as valedictorian of his graduate class in MSU-IIT. Last year he read a paper in Kuala Lumpur. Aside from his teaching duties, he is also a Technical Assistant at the Office of the Chancellor.

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