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About philcsc

E.SAN JUAN, Jr. directs the Philippines Cultural Studies Center, Washington DC, USA and lectures at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines.

Language and Filipino Self-Determination in the U.S.


Inventing Vernacular Speech-Acts: Articulating Filipino Self-Determination in the United States􏰀 E. San Juan, Jr.,  Polytechnic University of the Philippines   From the time Filipinos arrived in the United States as “colonial wards” or subaltern subjects in the first decade of … Continue reading

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Protest Trump’s Imperial War-mongering in the Philippines


ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S VISIT TO THE PHILIPPINES by KAMALAYAN: Philippine Educational-Cultural Forum, Washington, DC   Washington, D.C.–November 6, 2017–With collusion scandals on his back, President Trump visits Manila and Clark Field, Pampanga, Philippines, historic outposts of the then rising U.S. … Continue reading

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BAKAS–Burador ng Isang Talambuhay –E. San Juan, Jr.


  BAKAS: Dalumat ng Gunita’t Hinagap, Memorya ng Kinabukasan — ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. AVENIDA RIZAL, STA. CRUZ (1938-1944)   Buhay ay pakikipagsapalaran, lihis sa iyong pagnanais o pagnanasa Pook na dinatnan ay hindi nakaguhit sa dibdib, balintunang hinala … Continue reading

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USAPANG PUKI: BAKIT IMPERYALISTANG PAKANA ANG VAGINA MONOLOGUES NI EVE ENSLER?


KUMANDER PARAGO VERSUS ONE BILLION RISING: POLITIKANG SEKSUWAL SA PANAHON NG TERORISMONG U.S. — ni E. San Juan, Jr. Professorial Chairholder, Polytechnic University of the Philippines Ang tao ba ay katumbas lamang ng kanyang katawan, o bahagi nito? Ang kasarian … Continue reading

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SINING KONSEPTWAL, PANITIKANG POST-KONSEPTWAL: Estetika, Politika, Rebolusyon ng Masa–ni E. San Juan, Jr.


 SINING-KONSEPTWAL, PANITIKANG POST-KONSEPTWAL:  BAKIT KAILANGAN ANG PERMANENTENG REBOLUSYON? ni E. San Juan, Jr.   The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum, a great variety of morbid … Continue reading

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Contemporary Global Capitalism and the Challenge of the Filipino Diaspora By E. San Juan, Jr Professorial Chair, Polytechnic Universiy of the Philippines They kept saying I was a hero…a symbol of the Philippines.  To this day I keep wondering what … Continue reading

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THE FILIPINO DIASPORA: Emblem & Symptom by E. San Juan, Jr.


    Speculations on the Filipino Diaspora: Recognizing Ourselves in OFWs; or Progress Over Our Dead Bodies E. San Juan, Jr. Polytechnic University of the Philippines In the era of “post-truth” and “alternative facts,” can we still talk intelligibly about … Continue reading

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