JANUAR E. YAP

Januar Yap is a poet, fictionist, journalist, photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. His zeal for storytelling using photos, language, and film not only has given him recognition but has also inspired many of his students to tell stories of others, notably those who have no voice.

Assistant Professor 4

Contact Information

Courses Handled

Research Interest

Education

Journalism, Visual Communication Theory, Communication, and Literature

Media studies, Cebuano literature, and Journalism

PhD in Media Studies (Partially Completed Coursework)

 

MA in Literature

 

BS in Nursing

Title of Thesis and/or Dissertations

“Beauty and the Sublime in Selected Cebuano Poems” (MA Literature)

Organizations

PEN Philippines

 

Bathalan-ongHaladsaDagang

 

Rock-Ed Philippines

Published/Creative Works

The Surge. The Philippine Pen Journal 2014 Short Story.

 

Kining Sabaw sa Diwit-diwit. Sa AtongDila: An Anthology of Visayan Literature, 2015 Poem

 

Lugar Lang. Celebration: An Anthology to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary

of the Silliman University National Writers Workshop, 2013 Short Story

 

Dios-dios. Sinulog Film Festival 2015 Documentary

 

Sagbayan. Sinulog Film Festival 2013 Documentary

Awards and Recognitions

Liboa’g Us aka Hugon-Hugon KabahinsaTagulilong. Short story category, third Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature 2015

 

Ang Suhito. Short story category, second Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature 2015

 

Dios-dios. Documentary category, third prize. Sinulog Documentary and Short Film Festival 2015

 

Sangay. Documentary category, best story. Sinulog Film Festival 2015

 

Sagbayan. Documentary category, second prize. Sinulog Film Festival 2014