Sunday, August 13, 2006
ABOUT E. SAN JUAN, Jr.
E. SAN JUAN, Jr. is director of the Philippines Cultural Studies Center and co-director of the Board of Philippine Forum, New York City. He was recently a visiting professor of literature and cultural studies at National Tsing Hua University and Fulbright professor of American Studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. He will be a Rockefeller Foundation research fellow at the Bellagio Center, Italy, this Fall 2006.
San Juan was a fellow of the Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University, and chair of the Department of Comparative American Cultures, Washington State University; and professor of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He was previously visiting professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Trento, Italy, and at the Graduate School of Tamkang University, Taiwan.
San Juan received his graduate degrees in English & Comparative Literature from Harvard University. He taught at the University of the Philippines, University of Connecticut, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, and the University of California. He has received awards from the Rockefeller Foundation, Institute for Society and Culture (Ohio), MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States), Gustav Myers Human Rights Center, and the Association for Asian American Studies. He received a Centennial Award for Literature from the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
San Juan’s most recent works are Hegemony and Strategies of Transgression (SUNY Press), Beyond Postcolonial Theory (Palgrave), From Exile to Diaspora (Westview Press), After Postcolonialism (Rowman and Littlefield), and Racism and Cultural Studies (Duke University Press), and the groundbreaking book, Racial Formations/Critical Transformations (Humanities Press).
His collection of recent essays entitled Working Through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice was recently released by Bucknell University Press. San Juan’s recent three books in Filipino are Tinik sa Kaluluwa (Anvil), Himagsik (De La Salle University Press) and Sapagkat Iniibig Kita (U.P. Press). Forthcoming works are Balikbayang Sinta (Ateneo), From Globalization to National Liberation, and In the Wake of Terror. His works have been translated into Chinese, Spanish, Russian, German, French, Italian, and other languages.
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