Monthly Archives: October 2014

NATIONALISM, THE POSTCOLONIAL STATE, & VIOLENCE


NATIONALISM, THE POSTCOLONIAL STATE, AND VIOLENCE by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University It has become axiomatic for postmodernist thinkers to condemn the nation and its corollary terms, “nationalism” and “nation-state,” as the classic evils … Continue reading

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Analysis of The Three Temptations by E. San Juan, Jr.


Originally posted on Erratic:
An Analysis by Patrick Lim, Enrique Fausto and Markyn Kho? The poem The Three Temptations by E. San Juan Jr. is a poem that hides many secrets and symbolism in each word and sentence. Let’s begin with the…

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FANON & C.L.R.JAMES: LESSONS FROM ANTI-POSTCOLONIAL REVOLUTIONARIES


BEYOND TRANSNATIONALISM: Lessons from Frantz Fanon and C.L. R. James — by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! –Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Despite his intricately nuanced anatomy … Continue reading

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