Wednesday, March 07, 2007





URGENT READING FOR PINOYS/PINAYS/FILIPINOS EVERYWHERE

Four Essays included in the book:

“On the Presence of Filipinos in the United States”
“Historicizing Carlos Bulosan”
“Philip Vera Cruz: Narrating Filipino Life in the Imperial Heartland”
“Returning from the Diaspora, Rediscovering the Homeland”


On E. SAN JUAN, Jr.:

“E. SAN JUAN, Jr. IS ONE OF THE SHARPEST AND MOST CLARIFYING VOICES ON THE FILIPINO/US AND FILIPINO AND FILIPINO/WORLD RELATIONSHIPS EXTANT. HE IS AN INTERNATIONALIST AND POLITICAL ANALYST OF HIGH MORALES. IT’S ABOUT TIME HIS INCISIVE THEORETICAL SUMMATIONS WERE GIVEN BROADER ACCESS TO STRENGTHEN THE GROWING UNDERSTANDING OF THE MULTICULTURAL UNITED FRONT OF PROGRESSIVE THINKERS AROUND THE WORLD.

----AMIRI BARAKA, world-renowned African American artist

E. SAN JUAN, Jr. IS CERTAINLY THE WORLD’S LEADING SCHOLAR AND CRITIC OF FILIPINO LITERATURE AND UNDOUBTEDLY THE LEADING AUTHORITY ON FILIPINO-AMERICAN LITERARY RELATIONS. HE HAS ATTAINED CONSIDERABLE INTERNATIONAL STATURE AS A SCHOLAR, CRITIC, CREATIVE WRITER, AND THEORETICIAN ON THE INTERRELATIONS OF CULTURE AND SOCIAL CHANGE.
-- H. BRUCE FRANKLIN, Dana Professor of English and
American Studies, Rutgers University


For further information, contact:

PHILIPPINES CULTURAL STUDIES CENTER
117 DAVIS ROAD, STORRS, CT 06268, USA
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