DLPL vice-chair joins CATH Congress
Dr. Janet Tauro-Batuigas, vice-chair of the Department of Literature and Philippine Languages, was invited by the University of Leeds to join its Congress for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History (CATH) 2002 on June 21 to 23 at the Town Hall in Leeds, United Kingdom.
Tauro-Batuigas presented her paper titled Translating Class and Race in Televisual Representations, which was selected by the Arts and Humanities Research Board Centre for CATH.
The conference speakers included some of the worlds renowned scholars such as Gayatri Spivak and Paul Gilroy.
Some 250 delegates gathered from all over the world to address the crisis created by the continuing fractures of sociality expressed either as internal estrangement or as hostility to those perceived as the resident stranger.
The conference sought to incite new debates concerning the interrelated aspects of both the political and philosophical theories of class and hospitality and their translations to cultural practices, analyses, and performance.
Meanwhile, her research on the asynchrony between dubbing practices in Philippine television and the cultural demands made by the recent phenomenal success of the Latin American/Mexican soap operas into Philippine popular culture through the medium was awarded best dissertation. She earned her doctorate degree in Language and Literature with distinction from DLSU-M.
Tauro-Batuigas teaches Filipino Language, Translation Studies, and Criticism Theory at DLPL.
COE faculty as speakers at Mapua Research Seminar
Dr. Manuel Belino, chairperson of the Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department, Dr. Alvin Culaba, faculty member of the ME Department, and Dr. Susan Gallardo of the Chemical Engineering Department were speakers in the seminar on Organizing and Preparing Architectural and Engineering Research Proposals held at the Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) on June 13-14.
Culaba and Gallardo discussed Identifying Research Areas in Engineering and Research Methodology in Engineering respectively, while Belino gave a talk on Background of the Study and Review of Related Literature.
The Office of Research Promotion and Coordination of MIT organized the seminar.
Acelajado presents 2 researches at NTU-Singapore
Dr. Maxima Acelajado, faculty member of the Mathematics Department, presented two of her research works in the joint conference of the Second East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education (EARCOM2) and the Ninth Southeast Asian Conference on Mathematics Education (SEACME9). It was held at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on May 27-31.The two works presented were Perceived and Actual Learning Difficulties in College Algebra and The Use of Graphing Calculators: Effects on Students Achievement in Anmath1 and Anxiety in Mathematics.