Category Archives: Race & Ethnic Studies

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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RE-VISITING CARLOS BULOSAN’S LIFE AND WORKS (during Filipino-American History Month)


EXCAVATING THE BULOSAN RUINS: WHAT IS AT STAKE IN RE-DISCOVERING THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST WRITER IN THE AGE OF U.S. GLOBAL TERRORISM? by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Numerous Filipino-American organizations in California celebrated the signing of Assembly Bill 123 by Governor Jerry … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION–A Homage to David Fagen by E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


HOMAGE TO DAVID FAGEN: AFRICAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONALISM AND THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin   Let him never dream that his bullet’s scream went wide of its island mark, Home … Continue reading

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SPINOZA AND RACISM–by E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


BENEDICT SPINOZA, RACISM, AND THE IMPERIAL WAR ON TERRORISM by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation on life, not on death…. If men were born free, … Continue reading

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ABU SAYYAF, U.S. IMPERIALISM, & THE BANGSAMORO REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES


ABU SAYYAF, TROJAN HORSE OF  U.S. IMPERIALISM: Marginal Comments on the Bangsamoro Struggle for Sovereignty by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [The 1789 Reign of Terror] is the rule of people who themselves are terror-stricken. Terror implies mostly useless cruelties perpetrated … Continue reading

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ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES: A CRITIQUE


IJAPS Vol. 6, No. 1, 47–75, 2010 47 FROM GENEALOGY TO INVENTORY: THE SITUATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE AGE OF THE CRISIS OF GLOBAL FINANCE CAPITAL E. San Juan, Jr.* W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University. e-mail: philcsc@gmail.com … Continue reading

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THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE OF NOVEMBER 2009


ARROYO REGIME IN THE PHILIPPINES MOUNTED THE STAGE FOR THE MAGUINDANAO SLAUGHTER By E. San Juan, Jr., Philippines Cultural Studies Center After the feasting, the bloodletting. Only a few months has passed since de facto president of the Philippines Gloria … Continue reading

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E. SAN JUAN’s RACISM AND CULTURAL STUDIES: A commentary


REVIEW OF Racism and Cultural Studies: Critiques of Multiculturalist Ideology and the Politics of Difference by E. San Juan, Jr.  (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2002) By  Dr. Jeffrey Cabusao Dept of Cultural Studies, Bryant University, Rhode Island … needless … Continue reading

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