History Professor and Dean of the Office of Student Affairs of Silliman University Carlos P. Magtolis, Jr. focuses on the significance of local history research and on the history of Negros Oriental during his lecture on November 28, 2013 at 9:00 AM at the Mini-theatre.
Earlier, a lecture on the Priority Development Assistance Fund or PDAF was conducted by Professor Leonor Magtolis Briones on November 15, 2013 at the CEd Amphi-theatre.
These lectures are organized by the Office of Publication & Information, the OVCRE-Center for Governance Studies, the Department of History and the Department of Political Science of the College of Arts & Social Sciences (CASS) in cooperation with the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Magtolis, is the current Dean of the Office of Student Affairs of Silliman University. He represents the university as Coordinator in the Committee on Historical Research, National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA). He was a long time Dean of Silliman’s College of Arts & Sciences (AS).
Magtolis finished his Geography and Geology degree at UP Diliman, his AB History degree from Silliman University and his Master’s Degree in History at UP Diliman. He has travelled extensively abroad.
After graduating from UP, he went to the Soviet Union to study Marxism and Guerilla Warfare. When Martial Law was declared in the country, the Philippine military promptly branded him a communist. His pending arrest forced him to go to the hometown of his father in Negros Occidental but, he later returned to Dumaguete City to work in Silliman.
He has published his papers on historical research in national and international journals and he has organized numerous events for Silliman, Negros Oriental and for the country in the promotion of local history as a significant aspect of historical research.
Registration fee is P30.00 only.
Please call History Department, CASS (Dr. Cecile B. Tangian) loc.4149 or the OPI (Cherly S. Adlawan), tel. 2232343 or 09177576585 for reservations.
– Christine Godinez Ortega, OC-OPI