Tag Archives: NVM Gonzalez

The Empty Center and the International Style – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a talk I gave in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the Asian Studies Development Programs’ 9th Annual National Conference in 2003.  It deals with the efforts of “Third World” writers to develop a “national culture.”  READ PART … Continue reading

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The Empty Center and the International Style – Part 1

The following was a talk given in 2003, in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the 9th Annual National Conference of the Asian Studies Development Program, an initiative of the East-West Center, Univesity of Hawai’i, Manoa.  READ PART 2. The “empty center” refers … Continue reading

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Filipinos in the Land of the Hyper-Real

Note: The following is part of a talk delivered at the Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, DePaul University, November 2014. It may be my favorite piece of music ever on TV.  Below, watch a VIDEO of the “Filipino Concert King … Continue reading

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