Book Launch: Filipino Studies: Palimpsests Of Nation And Diaspora

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Come join Kaibigang Pilipin@, Kamalayan Kollective, and the Cross-Cultural Center for the book launch of Filipino Studies: Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora with editor Dr. Augusto Espiritu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) and contributors Dr. Dylan Rodriguez (UC Riverside) and Dr. Jody Blanco (UC San Diego).

Augusto F. Espiritu is Associate Professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino American Intellectuals (2005). His next book is a comparative intellectual history of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Cuba under United States (neo)colonial rule, focused on the pro-Spanish, racial/cultural ideology of hispanismo.

Dylan Rodríguez is Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside. He is the author of two books: Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime (University of Minnesota Press, 2006) and Suspended Apocalypse: White Supremacy, Genocide, and the Filipino Condition (University of Minnesota Press, 2009). Prof. Rodríguez is also a founding member of Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex and the Critical Ethnic Studies Association, and has worked in or alongside various social movements and activist collectives.

Refreshments provided and there will be a raffle to get free books!

Sponsored by the Student Promoted Access Center for Education and Service (SPACES), the Triton Community Fund, the Department of Literature, the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, the Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Committee, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Edward Kenneth Nadurata at
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By: UCSD Cross-Cultural Center

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