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Gathering together classic and new essays by the internationally renowned US-based Filipino artist and thinker E. San Juan J. Working through the Contradictions addresses major issues of cultural theory, comparative politics, and international relations

Gathering together classic and new essays by the internationally renowned US-based Filipino artist and thinker E. Working through the Contradictions addresses major issues of cultural theory, comparative politics, and international relations. Committed to the ideal of a popular, egalitarian democracy, San Juan exposes the limits of the current vogue of transnationalism, cosmopolitan humanitarianism, and varieties of dissensual multiculturalism.

Working Through the Contradictions book. San Juan applies a Gramscian approach and a critical Marxist optic on cultural events and texts Epifanio San Juan, Jr. is a Filipino cultural critic and public intellectual. His works span a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines, from cultural studies, comparative literary scholarship, ethnic and racial studies, postcolonial theory, semiotics to philosophical inquiries in historical materialism.

Committed to the ideal of a popular, egalitarian democracy, San Juan exposes the limits of the current vogue of transnationalism, cosmopolitan humanitarianism, and varieties of dissensual multiculturalism.

Working through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice. E San Juan Jr. Beginnings: Intention and Method. To rectify this tendency, the authors of the influential textbook The.

Epifanio San Juan J. also known as E. San Juan Jr. (born December 29. .Working through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice (2004). (born December 29, 1938), at St. In 2007, San Juan authored a book of poems, the Balikbayang Mahal: Passages of Exile  . Sapagkat Iniibig Kita at iba pang tula (2005), selected poems in Filipino.

San Juan, Jr. focuses on numerous problems, including those of racism, class antagonisms, and subalternity in the United States. Global violence is also examined in relation to the anti-imperialist struggle of diverse communities in the Philippines. Analytic and critical, In the Wake of Terror is wide-ranging in scope and provocative in challenging orthodox opinions on the nature of neoliberal transnational domination and postmodernist multiculturalism. Its interdisciplinary, cross-cultural engagement with urgent contemporary issues aims to 'disturb the peace' and usher in an interrogation of predatory hegemonic assumptions.

San Juan is also notable for being the first Filipino male intellectual to have .

San Juan is also notable for being the first Filipino male intellectual to have engaged with feminist discourse in his "Filipina Insurgency: Writing Against Patriarchy" (Giraffe Books, 1999). Among his most recent books are: "Beyond Postcolonial Theory" (Palgrave), "Racism and Cultural Studies" (Duke University Press), and "Working through the Contradictions" (Bucknell U Press). Sapagkat Iniibig Kita at iba pang tula (2005), selected poems in Filipino]. On the Presence of Filipinos in the United States, and other Essays (2007). 4 (Summer 1999): 139-147

Working through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2004. 44. Filipinos Everywhere. 4 (Summer 1999): 139-147. Translated into Chinese by Shu-hui tsai, Chao yue hou zhi min lun shu de si wei: fang wen Epifanio San Juan, J. Con-temporary Monthly 1. (1999): 88-95. 170. The Filipino Diaspora and the Centenary of the Philippine Revolution, in Journey of 100 Years.

The reification of a great work of art is not just loss, any more than the reification of the cinema is all los.

Neither art nor philosophy, when they are true, are ever complete in and of themselves.


Working Through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice download epub
Politics & Government
Author: Epifanio San Juan
ISBN: 0838755704
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Language: English
Publisher: Bucknell Univ Pr (March 1, 2004)
Pages: 432 pages