Timpuyog is a non-profit student run organization which strives to preserve the Ilokano identity through language, literature, and culture. The Timpuyog Organization is comprised of students enrolled within Ilokano and Indo-Pacific courses at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Please feel free to browse around and learn more about Timpuyog.
We, the students of the Timpuyog Organization, believe in establishing a spirit of pride, emphasizing the advancement of the Ilokano language and culture, and providing opportunities for the meaningful exchanges of ideas.
The objectives of this organization are as follows:
- To serve the needs of students of the Ilokano language and theater program and others interested in the Ilokano the Ilokano language and Philippine culture.
- To promote the Ilokano language and Philippine culture in the community.
- To instill pride in our Ilokano heritage.
- To develop leadership skills among the students.
- To help students develop proficiency in Ilokano and awareness of Filipino traditions and values through meaningful language and culutral activities.
- To serve the community through cultural presentations.
- To encourage Ilokano students to speak Ilokano.
- To serve as role models for our Filipino youth.
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Sgt at Arms
ILO 101-01 Rep
ILO 101-02 Rep
ILO 201-01 Rep
ILO 201-01 Rep
ILO 201-02 Rep
ILO 301 Rep
ILO 301 Rep
Aurelio S. Agcaoili, PhDAssistant Professor & Coordinator
Phone: (808) 956-8405
Lilia Q. Santiago, PhDAssistant Professor
Phone: (808) 956-6404
Julius B. SoriaInstructor & Timpuyog Advisor
Phone: (808) 956-2226
Clemen C. MonteroLecturer & Timpuyog Advisor
Phone: (808) 956-2226 / 956-6086
ILOKANO CLASSES [ILO]
Begining Ilokano: ILO101 (Fall) / ILO102 (Spring)
This is an introductory course in Ilokano focusing on the integrated development of students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Structural points are introduced inductively. Language lab is required.
Ilokano for Health Sciences: ILO107
Development of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and other communication skills designed specifically for Nursing, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Public Health, and Social Work students. Culture integrated with language study.
Intermediate Ilokano: ILO201 (Fall) / ILO202 (Spring)
Continuation of Ilokano 102. Integrated reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture. Language Lab is required.
Third Level Ilokano: IL0301 (Fall) / ILO302 (Spring)
Third year study of Ilokano. The course provides students the means to integrate previous language skills in developing their literacy and metalinguistic awareness.
Ilokano Aural Comprehension: ILO315
This course aims to develop the listening comprehension skill of students. Students will be exposed to real and simulated spoken language in different authentic and made-up situations dealing with everyday life and other cultural events, Informational and journalistic materials, literary materials, and documentaries.
Contemporary Ilokano Literature: ILO331
This course, conducted in Ilokano, explores the literary landscape from the perspectives offered by writers based in the Philippines as well as those of the Ilokano diaspora. This advanced reading course includes essays, short stories, drama and poetry based on the lived experiences of Ilokanos in various regions of the Philippines as well as in Hawaii, North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Critical classroom analysis of selected literary forms is combined with exercises that promote competing and alternative textual interpretations.
Fourth Level Ilokano: ILO401 (Fall) / ILO402 (Spring)
Continuation of Ilokano 302. Conducted in Ilokano. Advanced reading, writing, and conversation. Contemporary Ilokano literature, cultural, and historical topics.
Introduction to Ilokano for Interpreters: ILO424
This course provides techniques for interpreting Ilokano into English and vice versa.
Ilokano Interpretation Field Practicum: ILO425
This course provides extensive practical training in consecutive, simultaneous, and sight interpreting. It requires observation and study of oral interpretation strategies and techniques that include administrative hearings, legal depositions, and business, healthcare, and social service situations.
Structure of Ilokano: ILO451
Introductory course on the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Ilokano.
Ilokano for the Mass Media: ILO486 (Fall)
Ilokano as the medium for print journalism, for radio show programming, and for television production.
Indo-Pacific Classes [IP]
Directed Studies on Ilokano Language and Society: IP299
Philippine Drama: History, Art, an Culture: IP362
A historical survey from pre-colonial to contemporary periods. Studies forms, conventions, and literature within the social, political, and cultural context of the times as reflected in the history of the country. Explores plays in the diasporas.
Philippine Popular Culture: IP364
An appreciation, a re-examination, and an analysis of forms of Philippine popular cultures produced in the Philippines and diaspora; it is also an evaluation of such forms using critical hermeneutical frames.
Introduction to South/Southeast Asian Film (Philippines): IP368B
Study of Philippine cinema, its development and role in the country’s political, social, and cultural history. Examines its place in the world of filmmaking. Studies Philippine films in the diaspora.
Philippine Critical Discourses: IP377
A revaluation and analysis of critical discourses pertaining to Philippines languages and cultures and an examination of alternative perspectives to the prevailin studies on Philippine culture; an appreciation of emerging knowledge on the Philippines.
Advanced Ilokano Conversation Using Drama: IP399
Ilokano Liteatue in Translation: IP411
Overview of Ilokano literature from the early writings to the major works of contemporary writers. 3 credits. Prerequisite: Ilokano 101 or consent.
Directed Studies: IP499
Study of Ilokano language through vernacular readings in various academic fields.
Directed Readings on Ilokano: IP699
Ilokano Language and Literature Program
2540 Maile Way, Spalding 255
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2226