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Smithsonian Exhibition Based on Carlos Bulosan Poem August 19, 2013: A poem by Filipino-American poet Carlos Bulosan has inspired a traveling photo exhibition. The exhibition “I Want the Wide American Earth” is currently at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History until August 25th, and will then travel to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on September 14th and run until [...] by

Politics and Poetry: More Recovery in Filipino American Literature April 17, 2012: Another class I am currently teaching this semester is Filipino American Literature in the Asian American Studies Department at San Francisco State University. Now, I always swore that if I were ever presented with the opportunity to teach Fil Am Lit courses, I would do my best to move beyond, excavate deeper than what is considered the "usual [...] by

Have Come, Am Here April 27, 2011: I’ve been reading essays by Carlos Bulosan, published in On Becoming Filipino (Temple University Press, 1995), which is an excellent collection of his poetry, stories, essays, and correspondence, edited by the preeminent Filipino American and postcolonial scholar E. San Juan, Jr. From these essays, particularly, “I Am Not A Laughing [...] by