ProfEd sends delegation to 5th DANUM Conference on Philippine and Asian Studies

SEVENTEEN participants from the Division of Professional Education attended the 5th International Conference on Philippine and Asian Studies held at De La Salle Lipa, Batangas on May 9-11, 2019.

The Division is represented by four faculty members, four Master of Education (M.Ed.) graduate students, and nine senior high school (SHS) students from UP High School in Iloilo (UPHSI) and was recognized by the Conference Committee to be fourth largest delegation after De La Salle University - Manila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and Philippine Normal University with 50, 23 and 21 participants, respectively.

Dr. John E. Barrios presented his paper on “Alamat ng Panitikang Pambansa,” while Prof. Jessie L. Labiste Jr. shared his findings on how local maritime culture is integrated in English language instruction with his paper entitled, “English Language Teaching and the Sea: Navigating the Place of Maritime Culture in English Language Education.”

Dr. Lovella S. Divinagracia accompanied three M.Ed. (ESL) graduate students namely Thea Lyn Salaya, Ma. Ella Lee Galve and Jaime Mercado III, who presented papers entitled “Plagiarism in the Academe: An Ontological Study,” and Maria Liezl Joy Abogado, M.Ed. (Guidance) with her paper “Looking Through the Journey of Visually Impaired Individuals.”

Two student groups from UPHSI also presented their respective papers. Excell Joy Magno, Cybel Barrios, Jocyph Adriel Solito, Gerriene Elizabeth Felipe and Eunice Marinelle Pamela Mecenas all Grade 12 HUMSS students delivered their paper entitled “Peminismo ni Moi at Bakhtinian Carnivalisque: Gamit at Pag-abuso ng Peminismo sa Facebook Memes.” Another group from Grade 12 STEM composed of Deanne Audrey Araneta, Rose Mae Andresio, Wilmer Aguirre and Daniel Terence Arcena also presented a paper entitled “Paghahamabing ng Barayti at Baryasyon ng Wikang Kinaray-a sa Miagao at New Lucena sa Probinsya ng Iloilo: Tuon sa Tono ng Pananalita at Gamit ng Ponemang /l/ at /r/.”

These papers were presented per cluster based on the different themes.

The conference aimed at providing a venue for students and scholars who are interested and have specialized in Philippine and Asian studies, including language, media and culture, where they can present their recently finished research projects. The conference is also intended to build research and professional networks among these students and scholars.

The 5th International Conference on Philippine and Asian Studies was organized under the collaborative efforts of the Filipino Department and the College of Liberal Arts of De La Salle University, Manila, in cooperation of Center for Batangas Studies of De La Salle Lipa with the Dalubhasaan ng mga Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM) at the helm.

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