INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION AWARDS

IPA Recipients for December 2015

IPA Recipients for December 2015

Oscar T. Serquiña Jr. Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts College of  Arts and Letters UP Diliman Voices and Visions: Symbolic Convergences in the Oral Narratives of Filipino Comfort Women. Humanities Diliman, 12 (2): 79-109, July-December 2015. This paper analyzes oral narratives of 10 Filipino comfort women, who are members of the Liga ng mga Lolang Pilipina, or Lila Pilipina, an organization of victims and survivors of sexual slavery by Japanese military soldiers during the World War II in the Philippines. Guided by Ernest Bormann’s Symbolic Convergence Theory, this paper aims to describe the content, identify the salient structure, and […]

IPA Recipients for October 2015

IPA Recipients for October 2015

Sir Anril P. Tiatco Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts College of Arts and Letters UP Diliman Performing the Bakla in The Care Divas: Crossdressing, Affective Labor, and the Glimpse of the Cosmopolitan. Journal of Homosexuality, 62 (11): 1485-1511, 2015. Catchy title of research: Staging the Bakla in a Contemporary Filipino Musical. This article is an analysis of the original Filipino musical The Care Divas. The analysis is both an affirmation and a criticism of the performance. In the affirmation, the musical is argued to present a social reality that is intended for and in need of inter- rogation: the Filipino […]

IPA Recipients for August 2015

IPA Recipients for August 2015

Arvin B. Vista Department of Agricultural Economics College of Economics and Management UP Los Baños Estimating the Recreational Value of Taal Volcano Protected Landscape, Philippines using Benefit Transfer. Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 18 (1): 22-32, June 2015. Catchy title of research: Recreational Value of Taal Volcano Protected Landscape. Benefit transfer methods are increasing used to aid decision-making, especially when time and resource constraints the conduct of primary study. It has many potential applications in developing country, wherein collecting data is significantly constrained by limited financial resources. This paper provides evidence on the total value of recreation at TVPL for visitors […]