Mga Pang-aabuso sa Salita at Gawa [Abuses in Word and Deed] (R4E-CSSP)

September 2, 2020
Sangkapp Day 3

The student formation Rise for Education Alliance - College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (R4E-CSSP) invited me to be a resource person for their online lecture series entitled SangKAPP: Iisang KAPP Tungo sa Iisang Paglinang [One KAPP toward one Cultivation]. The theme for the third day was Mga Pang-Aabuso sa Salita at Gawa [Abuses in Word and Deed]. I talked about the Duterte administration's constant use of war-related metaphors in its mishandling of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Philippines. Accessible at

This activity was also posted on the UP Dept. of Linguistics Facebook page: