[Blueboard] Symposium on Engagement with English: The Philippine Experience

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Wed Nov 16 14:26:36 PHT 2005


Please join us at this Symposium:

ENGAGEMENT WITH ENGLISH: THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE

FRIDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2005
2.00 -- 5.00 P.M.
ESCALER HALL, SCIENCE EDUCATION COMPLEX
LOYOLA SCHOOLS, ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
LOYOLA HEIGHTS, QUEZON CITY

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2:00 -- 2:30	THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL ANTHEM
		AN INVOCATION
		The Ateneo College Glee Club

		WELCOME REMARKS
		Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.
		President, Ateneo de Manila University

		INTRODUCTION OF PARTICIPANTS AND SPEAKERS
		Mr. Alfred Yuson
		Vice-President, ESU Philippines & Master of Ceremonies

2:30 -- 2:50	PLENARY ADDRESS
		The Asian and International Dimensions of English
		The Lord Watson of Richmond, CBE
		International Chairman, ESU

2:50 -- 3:30	PRESENTATIONS: PHILIPPINE PERSPECTIVES OF ENGLISH
		English in the Philippines: A Research-Based Report
		Ms. Gill Westaway, Director, British Council Philippines

		Various Uses of English in Philippine Life
		Dr. Isagani Cruz, Professor, Far Eastern University

		The Teaching of English in Philippine Classrooms
		Dr. Ma. Luz C. Vilches, Chair, AdMU Department of English



3:30 -- 3: 45 	INTERMISSION
		"Tagumpay Nating Lahat"
		The Ateneo College Glee Club

 		ESU PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST SPEECHES
		Blonde and Blue Eyes
		Ms. Patricia Evangelista
		Champion, 2004 IPSC

		Diversity: Going Beyond Differences
		Mr. Kevin Punzalan
		Philippine Representative, 2005 IPSC

3:45 -- 4:30	RECOGNITION RITES
	 "The Loyola Schools Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the
Promotion of English"

	READING OF THE CITATION
	Dr. Leovino Ma. Garcia
	Dean, School of Humanities, Ateneo de Manila University

	PRESENTATION OF THE TROPHY OF RECOGNITION
        TO THE LORD WATSON OF RICHMOND, CBE
	Dr. Anna Miren Gonzalez-Intal
	Vice President for the Loyola Schools, AdMU

	RESPONSE
	The Lord Watson of Richmond, CBE
	International Chairman, ESU

PRESENTATION OF GIFTS
        Mrs. Valerie Mitchell, OBE
	Director-General, ESU

	INTERMISSION
	"Amazing Grace"
	The Ateneo College Glee Club

	CLOSING REMARKS
	Dr. Anna Miren Gonzalez-Intal
	Vice President for the Loyola Schools, AdMU

4:30 -- 5:30	LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
	The Foyer, Science Education Complex, Bldg. B

EMCEE
Mr. Alfred Yuson
Vice President, ESU Philippines


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MA. LUZ C. VILCHES, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chairperson, Department of English, School of Humanities
Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights 1108, Quezon City, Philippines
Tele-fax (632)426-6120
http://www.ateneo.edu/depts/english/
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"Hope is the thing with feathers / That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words, / And never stops at all."
     -- Emily Dickinson
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