[Blueboard] Lectures at the Library: Rizal At All Times by F. Sionil Jose, June 24, 2011

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Thu Jun 23 07:37:17 PHT 2011

Ortigas Foundation Library invites the public to


Rizal At All Times
A  lecture by F. Sionil Jose
Friday, June 24 at 6:oo pm

In  commemoration of  the 150th  birth Anniversary of  Dr. Jose P.  
Rizal,   National Artist for Literature  F. Sionil Jose will talk   
about the life and writings of  our national hero in this one hour  
talk.  Admission is Free.   To register and for more information  
please  call  631.1231 locals 222 and 228 or email  
ortigasfoundation at ortigas.com.ph  
<mailto:ortigasfoundation at ortigas.com.ph&gt;

The Ortigas Foundation Library is located at the 2nd Floor of Ortigas  
of  Ortigas Building, Ortigas corner Meralco Avenues, Ortigas Center,  
Pasig City

About the Speaker

F. (Francisco) Sionil José, writer and publisher, founded the  
Philippine Center of PEN, an international organization of poets,  
playwrights, essayists, and novelists. In 1965 he established the  
publishing firm Solidaridad and edited the journal, Solidarity. His  
work includes eleven novels, five books of short stories, a book of  
verse, a collection of stories for children and four books of essays.   
His five-novel Rosales saga consisting of The Pretenders, Tree, My  
Brother My Executioner, Mass, and Po-on have been published in the  
United States and translated in various languages in Asia and Europe.  
José has received numerous fellowships, honorary Ph.D's and awards,  
which include: the
Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Award (1980); the Cultural Center of the  
Philippines (CCP) Centennial Honors for the Arts (1999); the National  
Artist Award for Literature (2001); and the Pablo Neruda Centennial  
Award (2004).

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