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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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On FRANTZ FANON & C.L.R. JAMES: Beyond Transnationalism by E. San Juan, Jr.


F BEYOND TRANSNATIONALISM:  Lessons from Frantz Fanon and C.L. R. James   by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! –Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Despite his intricately nuanced … Continue reading

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Lualhati Bautista’s DESAPARECIDOS, Bonifacio, & the Politics of Time–E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND THE POLITICS OF TIME [UP VISAYAS TALK Feb 4, 2014] by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. 1. Any process of reflection on the situation of Filipinos and Philippine society today, post-9/11 and in the midst of intense U.S. … Continue reading

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On Benjamin Appel’s novel on the Philippines, FORTRESS IN THE RICE (1951)


BENJAMIN APPEL’S FORTRESS IN THE RICE: FORGING THE REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIENCE OF THE EMPIRE by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) may be the most neglected or forgotten radical-democratic novelist of mid-century United States. While his first Depression-era novel Brain … Continue reading

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ALAY KAY ANDRES BONIFACIO, BAYANI NG BAYAN–E. San Juan, Jr.


PAGTUKLAS SA HIMAGSIKAN:  KATAKSILAN, KABULAANAN, KAKULANGAN Alay kay Andres Bonifacio, Bayani ng Bayang Pilipinas –ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Marahil nadinig na ang kasabihang “Ang katotohanan ay magpapalaya sa iyo?” Ngunit naitanong ng sugo ng Imperyo: “Ano ang katotohanan?” Hindi … Continue reading

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CRITIQUE OF IMPERIAL CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE TASK OF INDIGENIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES–E. San Juan, Jr.


CRITIQUE OF IMPERIAL CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE TASK OF INDIGENIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES By E. San Juan, Jr. FELLOW, HARRY RANSOM CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, USA The re-election of Barack Obama to a second term as president of the … Continue reading

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THE FILIPINO DEMOCRATIC IMAGINATION & THE CASE OF JOSE GARCIA VILLA


Chapter 7 of forthcoming book CRITICAL INTERVENTIONS by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. PUBLISHED BY LAMBERT ACADEMIC  PUBLISHING, GERMANY, JAN. 2011) THE  FILIPINO DEMOCRATIC IMAGINATION AND THE CASE OF JOSE GARCIA VILLA Very probably the Philippines will defend [against US aggression] … Continue reading

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