[Event] Screening of two video documentaries “Alas-as: Sitting on a Volcano” and “Minera:Women-miners of Benguet” -UPTWSC

Screening of two video documentaries “Alas-as: Sitting on a Volcano” and “Minera:Women-miners of Benguet”    Dear colleagues, The UP Third World Studies Center cordially invites you to the screening of two video documentaries “Alas-as: Sitting on a Volcano” and “Minera:Women-miners of Benguet” on 15 August 2013 (Thursday) from 2:30 to 5:00 in the afternoon, at…

[Featured blog of the week] “Dekonztruktschon”…by breaking things into smaller parts in order to understand how each part makes the whole.

The blog’s German-sounding name has indeed caught my attention and I started reveling in its contents. “Dekonztruktschon”, clearly implies the English word deconstruction which according to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deconstruction) is a term that French philosopher Jacques Derrida introduced in 1967. In one of Derrida’s writings he defined- deconstruction, “the effort to take this limitless context into…