With his passing on September 28, National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera left behind a legacy of fearless activism, harnessing the power of literature and the arts for the cause of freedom, truth, and nationalism.
Never again. Never forget. Be part of the UP Days of Remembrance from September 20-24, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and help fight misinformation and historical revisionism about Martial Law and the Marcos regime.
Truth or myth: Martial Law under Marcos was a peaceful economic golden age. The UP Days of Remembrance, to be held from September 20 to 24, aims to reveal the truth behind the misinformation and propaganda.
“The role of the media in protecting our democracy cannot be understated.” A look back at the role of mass media, campus journalism, citizen journalism and fact-checking in keeping our democracy alive.
All teachers, educators, scholars and Filipinos who wish to continue learning about our country’s history and who believe in the importance of upholding and defending basic freedoms, civil liberties and human rights, are invited to attend this year’s UP Day of Remembrance on September 21 and 22.
The University of the Philippines will be the site of the country’s memorial for victims of human rights violations. UP and the Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) will sign on Friday, September 21, 2018, at 10:30 AM, a memorandum of understanding to be partners in the establishment of the Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial, Museum, and/or Library in UP Diliman.