[Blueboard] lecture and book launch by E. San Juan

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Wed Dec 6 17:22:29 PHT 2006


Ateneo de Manila English Department
Kritika Kultura and
IBON Books

invite you to a

1. Lecture

"Problems of Discussing the Filipino Situation in the U.S."
by E. San Juan

A dialogue with E. San Juan, who will describe his efforts in writing
about Filipinos in the U.S., from the sixties to the present, given the
racialized U.S. polity and the desire of Filipinos to become 200%
Americans. San Juan writes that Filipinos are "uprooted and dispersed
from hearth and communal habitat" and that notwithstanding the  "majority
status of Filipinos within the Asian American category," Filipinos remain
"marginalized and racialized..."

2. Book Launch

Filipinos Everywhere: Displaced, Transported Overseas, Moving On in the
by E. San Juan

3. Launch: Fil-Am Study Group

December 11, 2006
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Lec 2, SEC Building
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Prof. E. San Juan, Jr. was recently Fulbright professor of American
Studies at Leuven University, Belgium, and visiting professor of
literature at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He directs the
Philippine Cultural Studies Center in Connecticut and serves as
co-director of the Board of Directors, Philippine Forum, New York. Among
his recent books are Beyond Postcolonial Theory (Palgrave), Racism and
Cultural Studies (Duke University Press), and Working through the
Contradictions (Bucknell University Press).  He is coming to the
Philippines to launch his latest book Filipinos Everywhere: Displaced,
Transported Overseas, Moving On in the Diaspora and talk about the recent
developments on migrant Filipinos. Currently, San Juan is the Director of
the Philippines Cultural Studies Center in Storrs, Connecticut. San Juan
is a internationally known cultural critic and the leading authority on
Philippine-U.S. literary studies.

Kritika Kultura can be accessed at http://www.ateneo.edu/kritikakultura

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