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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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EXCAVATING THE BULOSAN RUINS (reposted from KRITIKA KULTURA 23 (2014)


EXCAVATING THE BULOSAN RUINS: WHAT IS AT STAKE IN RE-DISCOVERING THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST WRITER IN THE AGE OF U.S. GLOBAL TERRORISM? E. San Juan, Jr., Professorial Lecturer, Polytechnic University of the Philippines     Abstract Based on research in the unpublished … Continue reading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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