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INTERVENTIONS by E. San Juan, Jr.


TIMELY INTERVENTIONS IN THE CRISIS OF CAPITALIST GLOBALIZATION Noted Filipino scholar E. SAN JUAN, JR. intervenes again in the urgent debates in racial conflicts and international relations with four scholarly works in the last two years. In the midst of … Continue reading

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ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION, SELF-DECEPTION, SERVILITY


ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION & SERVILITY: With reflections on Jessica Hagedorn’s Dream Jungle and Bienvenido Santos’  What the hell for you left your heart in San Francisco By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University The starting … Continue reading

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BERTOLT BRECHT, THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR, AND THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION


BERTOLT BRECHT,     THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR, and REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES: Reflections on “Senora Carrara’s Rifles” by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. The changeability of the world insists on its contradictoriness.  There is something in things, people, events, which makes … Continue reading

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JOSE GARCIA VILLA: REPETITION COMPULSION, TRAUMA, AND THE HAUNTING OF PATRIARCHAL POETICS


JOSE GARCIA VILLA: A POST-MORTEM REPORT (Revised and Expanded) by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. A single motive underlies all my work and defines my intention as a serious artist: the search for the metaphysical meaning of man’s life in the … Continue reading

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E. SAN JUAN’S BALIKBAYANG MAHAL: Passages from Exile (LuLu.com, 2007)–3 REVIEWS


Three on Balikbayang Mahal: Passages from Exile by E. San Juan, Jr. (North Carolina: LuLu.com, 2007) By Charles Veric, Tamara Powell, and John Streamas _______________________ E. San Juan, Jr. is one of the few public intellectuals among Pinoys Abroad who … Continue reading

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