The Division of Humanities offers two (2) undergraduate programs: (1) BA in Communication and Media Studies and (2) BA in Literature. Both programs were revised in 2018. The current trajectory of the BA in Literature program aims to strengthen the students’ competencies in research, creative writing, cultural studies theory, as well as pedagogy. On the other hand, the BA in CMS program has a broader range of areas of interests as it now includes Advertising, Broadcasting, Film and Journalism electives. The revised curricula for both programs aim to provide a stronger background in terms of content.

UPV Literati features WV literatures

The UPV Literati, together with the Division of Humanities, Hubon Manunulat, and Kasingkasing Press held the Artist Talk: The Literatures of Western Visayas (Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a, and Akaeanon) on March 9, along with Bilog ang Bulan. The Artist Talk featured Dr. Alicia Tan-Gonzales (Hiligaynon Literature), Dr.... Read More.

Gonzales’ book embodies regional culture

Alice Tan Gonzales’ stories come straight out of the womb of West Visayas, her home. They embody the regional culture—its folklore and history—and are peopled by farmers and fisherfolk of Panay and Negros. Written originally in Hiligaynon, her stories embody the traditional Hiligaynon style of... Read More.

CMS student bags 2nd in Live Reporting Competition

Padayon! The UPV Division of Humanities congratulates Ms. Wendelyn Balinario – BA in CMS III for placing 2nd Runner Up in the recently concluded 2023 Radyo Bandera Iloilo Live Reporting Competition Read More.

When Skimmers Flock Together

When Skimmers Flock Together Hans Ethan I. Carbonilla Complicated stunts. Towering human pyramids. Breathtaking acrobatics.  At the University of the Philippines Visayas, the annual cheering competition differs from the conventional cheerleading tilt with acrobatic routines. It goes beyond the normal. Satirical. Controversial. Critical.   Students from... Read More.

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