Isyu sa Kuwento

Isyu sa Kuwento, Kuwento sa Likod ng Isyu
(A Forum on Sensitive Topics in Children’s Literature)

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Date: 14 November 2015
Time: 7:30am-5:30pm
Venue: Benitez Theater, UP College of Education


To drum up interest in reading and books
To develop an awareness of and an appreciation for local children’s books which tackle sensitive topics and issues (often or long) considered taboo in reading fare for the young
Time Program
7:30-8:00 Registration
8:00-8:30 National Anthem

Opening Remarks: NBDB

8:30-10:30 Children in “Different” Families Jeanette Patindol (“Papa’s House, Mama’s House”)

Bernadette Neri (“Ang Ikaklit sa aming Hardin”)
Eugene Evasco (“Federico”)

10:30-11:15 Reactions Dr. Lina Diaz De Rivera

Michael Jude Tumamac

11:15-12:00 Open Forum
12:00-1:30 Break
1:30-3:30 Children in “Unique” Situations Mary Ann Floresta (“War Makes Me Sad”)

Russell Molina (“Tuwing Sabado”)
Augie Rivera (“Ang Lihim ni Lea”)

3:30-4:15 Reactions Prof. Heidi Emily Abad

Jerson Capuyan

4:15-5:00 Open Forum
5:00-5:30 Closing Remarks:EDR

UP Naming Mahal

Registration: PhP 300 (half-day); PhP 500 (whole day)
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