News

Tiongson lectures on ‘poverty porn’ at the Ateneo de Manila

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies invites you to “Ultrarealism or Poverty Porn: Portraying Poverty in the New Indie Films,” a lecture by Dr. Nicanor G. Tiongson, on Feb. 6, 2013, 6 to 7:30 pm at Faura AVR, Ateneo de Manila University.

The lecture is the sixth in the series entitled “The Third Golden Age?: The New Wave Filipino Indie Film, 1999-2012,” of the Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Humanities master class program.

To help prepare students for the lecture, Brillante Mendoza’s film “Tirador” will be shown at the Rizal Library MMR on Feb. 5, 2013, 4:30 pm, and before the Feb. 6 lecture 4:30 pm, Faura AVR.

Tiongson is the editor of the Urian Anthology series, a comprehensive history of Philippine cinema from the 1970s to the present.  He was formerly Artistic Director of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Dean of the College of Mass Communication of the University of the Philippines where he is also Professor Emeritus, and a member of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino.  Tiongson obtained his AB in Humanities at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1965 and his Ph.D. in Philippine Studies at the University of the Philippines in 1979.

All the lectures are open to the public. For inquiries and reservations, please call the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies,426-6001 loc. 5340/5341.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s