Samar, Edgar C. (PhD)

Status: 
Full Time
Contact No.: 
4266001 local 5320
Biography: 

Ph.D. in Filipino-Malikhaing Pagsulat, University of the Philippines-Diliman (Best Dissertation, 2011)
M.A. Literature-Filipino, Ateneo de Manila University (2004)
AB Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University (2005)

Areas of Specialization: 

Philippine Komiks
International Trends in Modern Fiction

Professional Association & Recognition: 

Member, Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas

Member, Filipinas Institute of Translation, Inc.

Member, Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo

Courses Taught: 

Undergraduate Courses
FA 111.1: Writing Workshop: Fiction 1
Fil 10: Panimulang Filipino
Fil 11: Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan sa Filipino I
Fil 12: Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan sa Filipino II
Fil 12.1: Communication Arts in Filipino II: Filipino for Foreign Students - Conversational Filipino
Fil 14: Panitikan ng Pilipinas
Fil 14.1: Filipino for Foreign Students: Survey of Philippine Literature
Fil 102: Mapanuring Kasaysayan ng Panitikang Filipino
Fil 103.3: Araling Heneriko: Nobelang Filipino
Fil 103.4: Araling Heneriko: Maikling Kuwentong 
Fil 104: Kritisismong Pampanitikan ng Pilipinas
Fil 105: Teoryang Pampanitikan
Fil 108.4: Araling Kritikal: Araling Pangkasarian sa Panitikang Filipino
Fil 120: Indibidwal na Pananaliksik
Lit 136: Creative Writing I: Fiction

Graduate Courses
Fil 200: Pamaraan ng Pagsasaliksik na Pampanitikan
Fil 201: Teorya at Kritisismong Pampanitikan
Fil 202: Kritisismong Pampanitikan ng Pilipinas
Fil 203: Mapanuring Kasaysayan ng Panitikan ng Pilipinas
Fil 205.3: Araling Heneriko: Nobelang Filipino
Fil 205.4: Araling Heneriko: Maikling Kuwentong Filipino
Fil 208.4: Araling Kritikal: Araling Pangkasarian sa Panitikang Filipino

Research Interest: 

Creative Writing
Narrative Studies
Novel

Research: 

(Book) Halos Isang Buhay: Ang Manananggal sa Pagsusulat ng Nobela (Manila: UST Publishing House, 2012)

Creative Work: 

(Books only; see CV for shorter works):

(Book, Novel) Eight Muses of the Fall (Pasig: Anvil Publishing, 2013), translations by Mikael de Lara Co and Sasha Martinez.
(Book, Novel) Sa Kasunod ng 909 (Manila: UST Publishing House, 2012)
(Book, Novel) Walong Diwata ng Pagkahulog (Pasig: Anvil Publishing, 2009)
(Book, Poetry Collection) Pag-aabang sa Kundiman: Isang Tulambuhay (Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press Office of Research and Publications, 2006).
(Book, Poetry Collection) Isa Na Namang Pagtingala sa Buwan (Manila: National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 2005).
(Book, Children's Picture Book) Uuwi na ang Nanay Kong si Darna! (Quezon City: Adarna House, 2002), with illustrations by Russell Molina.