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Merlinda Bobis

Merlinda bobis

Posted on: May 10th, 2016

Merlinda Carullo Bobis is an award-winning Filipino-Australian writer whose works have been published in three languages: Filipino, Bikolano, and English.   She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Aquinas University of Legazpi. When she completed her Master’s degree in Literature, she received Meritissimus from University of Sto. Tomas and then completed her PhD studies at the [...]

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Fast Food Fiction Delivery

Posted on: May 6th, 2016

“Reading habits may have changed a great deal. But people still tell each other stories the same way they always have. It remains one of the most universal and human of endeavors. We sense the conflict, steel ourselves for the climax, and marvel at the denouement and resolution. Without even knowing it, we yearn for [...]

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Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados

Orientalists

Posted on: May 6th, 2016

Rigorously researched and lucidly written, Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados breaks new ground in the study of the nineteenth-century Philippines. The book stands out in its careful attention to texts produced by the intellectuals at the center of its story. Megan C. Thomas frames—and powerfully de-familiarizes—canonical works and authors by placing them alongside lesser-known texts, a move not [...]

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