Category Archives: COMMENTARY ON CURRENT EVENTS

DILIMAN SOUVENIRS: The Return of the Suppressed


DILIMAN SOUVENIRS: Charles Sanders Peirce’s Interpretants and the Return of the Suppressed (13 Feb 2018) by E. San Juan, Jr., Visiting Professor of English, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City (Jan-March 2018) Magandang Hapon sa ating lahat! First of all, I would … 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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CRITIQUE OF IMPERIAL CULTURAL STUDIES TODAY–by E.San Juan, Jr.


REFLECTIONS ON IMPERIAL CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE PROBLEM OF INDIGENIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES By E. San Juan, Jr. Dept of English,  University of the Philippines The re-election of Barack Obama to a second term as president of the United States … Continue reading

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APOLINARIO MABINI: Ang Pagitan ng Katalagahan at Pangangailangan


APOLINARIO MABINI: PAGHAMON SA TADHANA AT MULING PAGSILANG NG MAPANGHIMAGSIK NA KAMALAYAN ni E. San Juan, Jr. Professorial Lecturer, Polytechnic University of the Philippines Walang kaibahan kung mamatay tayo sa gitna o dakong huli ng ating mahapding paglalakbay; ang salinlahing … Continue reading

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Foreword to Peter McLaren’s PEDAGOGY OF INSURRECTION


FOREWORD to PETER MCLAREN’S PEDAGOGY OF INSURRECTION by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. For citizens of the informed public sphere everywhere, Peter Mclaren needs no introduction. He is one of the world’s most distinguished educators, the key architect of “revolutionary critical … Continue reading

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THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE U.S. “CIVILIZING MISSION”


THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE AMERICAN ‘”CIVILIZING MISSION” Thanks to the Library of Congress and other sponsors of this historic celebration of this Filipino writer’s achievement, Carlos Bulosan—let’s call him Allos, as though we were his kasamas in Binalonan, … Continue reading

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POLITIKANG SEKSUWAL SA NEOKOLONYANG PILIPINAS


PUKAWIN NG PUKPOK ANG PULOT-PUKYUTAN: POLITIKANG SEKSUWAL SA PANAHON NG TERORISMONG NEOLIBERAL — ni E. San Juan, Jr. ANG tao ba ay katumbas lamang ng kanyang katawan, o bahagi nito? Ang kasarian ba ay walang iba kundi organong seksuwal? Seks … Continue reading

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