2018 International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies

November 16-18, 2018

Host: De La Salle University-Dasmari├▒as, Cavite, Philippines

Call for Papers, Call Deadline: July 31, 2018

Conference Flyer
2nd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies

Aloha and Mabuhay!

Welcome to the Second International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies! This conference will be held on November 16-18, 2018 at De La Salle University-Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines. This 3-day international conference is one of the major scholarly activities designed by the Filipino Studies Program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo in the United States of America. Aiming at the theory and praxis of its multidisciplinary nature, the Filipino Studies Program has envisioned for this international conference the coming together of the students, teachers, scholars, academicians, administrators, policy makers, and other interested parties. This year's international conference has four major tracks:

  1. Agricultural, Health, and Natural Sciences
  2. Humanities (Language, Linguistics, Literature)
  3. Education and Social Sciences
  4. Area Studies, Migration, and Diaspora.

View Call for Papers (PDF)

View Flyer (PDF)

View Speaker Profiles (PDF)

View Conference Program (PDF)

Abstract Guidelines

Please send your abstract as a WORD or PDF attachment to this email address: uhhfilipinostudies@gmail.com. In the subject line, write "Abstract ICMFS 2018". Abstracts should be no longer than one page in 12-point font, with an optional second page for examples, figures, tables, or references. Kindly provide the following information in the abstract:

  • Title of paper
  • Author's name(s) and affiliations(s)
  • Email address
  • Mailing address and phone number

Panel presentations are also welcome. Follow the same guidelines, and add the following information:

  • Panel Title
  • Name of Corresponding Panel Head
  • Email Address of Corresponding Panel Head
  • Mailing address and phone number


Each participant is required to register and pay the following registration fees:

Early Registration with Payment

Deadline: August 31, 2018

  • PHP 4000 for students studying in the Philippines
  • PHP 6000 for Filipinos residing in the Philippines,
  • USD 200 for international participants or presenters

Regular Registration

From September 1, 2018 - November 16, 2018
  • PHP 4000 for students studying in the Philippines
  • PHP 8000 for Filipinos residing in the Philippines,
  • USD 250 for international participants or presenters

For payment details, please email us.

Publication & Best Paper Award

We will be publishing the selected papers in a special edition of a journal indexed by Clarivate Analytics (commonly known as ISI or WOS). Aside from journal publication, a separate volume of selected papers will also be published. To be considered for publication and for the Best Paper Award, kindly submit your full papers by July 31, 2018.


De La Salle University-Dasmari├▒as has two types of accommodation within the campus. The local conference organizers at DLSU-D have made the arrangement with the DLSU-D RCC and university dormitories for those who prefer to stay at the campus. Kindly contact directly the in charge through:


Student Dormitory

Possible Accommodations

Also, the second possible accommodation is Hotel Rafael. Kindly contact the hotel through:

  • <supervisor-mfsenorin@dlsud.edu.ph]>
  • (DLSU-D trunk line- (046) 481 1900-1930; local 3080

Outside the campus, you may arrange your own accommodation with Volet's Resort, Chula Vista, Double V Resort, Swiss Resort, and many others. Kindly consult your travel agents for your accommodation.

Visa Information

Majority of the foreign nationalities may enter the Philippines visa free and can stay for 30 days. For further information, please consult the Philippine Embassy at your respective countries.

CHED Endorsement

View CHED Endorsement (PDF)

Mahalo and Salamat po!

For more information, please email us.