Jeffrey P. Yap is a Supervising Historic Sites Development Officer and Officer-in-Charge of the Urban Planning and Community Development Division of the Intramuros Administration.

He has the following degrees: BA Philosophy from San Beda University and M.A. English Studies, major in Creative Writing, from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

He has published essays, short stories, and papers with life in Manila as a central theme. He has taught Philippine Literature in English at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran and more recently at Assumption College San Lorenzo where he gives an online lecture on media and literary arts.

As main speaker

ILS 67 – Mi Amada Ciudad Murada: The Literary Landscape of Intramuros

ILS episodes moderated/hosted

Santa Isabel College of Manila: A Lasting Legacy
68Native Trees: Our Natural Heritage
58Boljoon: Records to Retablo
51Catholic Devotions as the Church’s Intangible Heritage
47Protecting Intramuros Part 1: Urban and Architectural Regulations in the Walled City
45Women in Heritage: The Escuela Taller Experience
44Battle of Manila: Humanity Amidst the Carnage
41Tala-Talaan: Documenting the Giant Lantern Festival of San Fernando, Pampanga Towards a Safeguarding Plan of an Intangible Cultural Heritage
38Justice is Served, Court Victories for Women & Children
35Walls, Water, and Warfare; A User’s Manual to the Walls of Intramuros

About the Intramuros Learning Sessions

The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism. 

Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.

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