The annual conference on Language, Culture and Media would be held with a hybrid modality at Silliman University, Dumaguete City by June 1-3 with plenary speaker from Mahidol University and host institution. Dr. Morakot Meyer, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia Director of Mahidol University would be discussing “The Language of Emotion and Precarity.”

Moreover, the Silliman University Vice President for Academic Affairs seasoned cultural mapper and historian Dr. Earl Jude Paul Cleope would serve as plenary speaker with a paper “The Age of Philippine History” on the second day. There would also be socials and research networking and Dumaguete gastronomic tour. Likewise, for those who would want to avail there is a Dumaguete Heritage Tour as well on the last day.

Based on the emailed program for online and in-person sessions, there at least 12 panels with the following themes: Philippine Linguistics; Educational Management; Diaspora and Globalization; Public and Corporate Governance; Literary and Textual Studies; Education and the Pandemic Lockdowns; Culture and History; Linguistics and Language Teaching.

According to the conference convener, Dr. Feorillo Petronillo Demeterio III, “For our socials, we are going to have dinner and research networking. But we are also going to have a semi open stage for performances and presentations from our participants, specially those coming from institutions with considerable number of delegates.”

The first Danum conference was held in 2015 as a flagship program of the DLSU Department of Filipino Philippine Studies Program and DANUM graduate students. To date, there are more than 390 accepted abstracts, at least 290 fully registered participants, out of this there 233 for in-person (66%) and 120 participating online (34%). The said conference is co-organized by De La Salle University College of Liberal Arts, SU Department of Philosophy, DANUM (Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Pilipino), DLSU Salita (Sentro sa Pagsasalin, Intelektuwalisasyon at Adbokasiya) at Andrew Gonzalez Philippine Citation Index.

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