Carlos Piocos III

Filipino Poet and Scholar

Teacher of Literature, Cultural Studies, Film
and Southeast Asian Diaspora

 

About Carlos

Carlos M. Piocos III finished his PhD degree in Comparative Literature at The University of Hong Kong. He has an MA degree in Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University and BA degree in Comparative Literature at the University of the Philippines-Diliman.

He is presently working on a book manuscript based on his dissertation, which analyzes films and fiction of Filipina and Indonesian migrant women to examine how the emotions that surface from their narratives reflect and respond to political discourses on labor migration in Asia.

Teaching

Associate Professor
at De la Salle University Manila

Carlos Piocos III teaches literature, critical theory and cultural studies in undergraduate and graduate levels. Click the button below to view his current syllabi.

Research

Southeast Asian Diaspora

He is presently working on a book manuscript based on his dissertation, which analyzes films and fiction of Filipina & Indonesian migrant women to examine how the emotions that surface from their narratives reflect and respond to political discourses on labor migration in Asia.

Poetry

Corpus

Corpus is Carlos Piocos III’ first poetry collection published in 2010 by the UST Press. The poems in Filipino compiles two collections that won first prizes at the Palanca Awards (2007 & 2010). The book has also been nominated at the Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award.

Kung ang Siyudad ay Pag-ibig

Carlos Piocos III’s forthcoming second collection of Filipino poetry to be published by UP Press.

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