Gumanay, Jorisse

Assistant Professor

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Jorisse Gumanay specializes in literature, culture, arts, and communication. She has authored papers, particularly on Latin American literature, such as Degeneration of Society as an Apocalyptic Symptom: Gender-Driven Crime and Violence in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666, part of the 10th Literary Studies Conference organized by Universitas Sanata Dharma, Indonesia (2022). In other fields of interest, she has worked on anthropological and historical research, such as The Birth of an Island: Weaving the Oral Narratives of the Mythical Hero Solferino Borinaga presented to the Anthropological Association of the Philippines (2022). Having finished her master’s degree in literature at Cebu Normal University, she is now pursuing her PhD in Literary Studies at Silliman University. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Program. She is also a member of the cultural mapping team of the Cebu City Cultural and Historical Affairs Office, contributing to heritage preservation and research. Her creative and research interests include Cebuano culture, literature and history, and comparative literary study.

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