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Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Book talk with Lucy Burns, UCLA Department of Asian American Studies

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Asian American Studies Faculty Lucy Burns speaks about her newly published book Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire (NYU Press, 2012).  She will be joined by writers R. Zamora Linmark, Irene Suico Soriano, Napoleon C.A. Lustre, and performance artist Aloha Tolentino.

Puro Arte explores the emergence of Filipino American theater and performance from the early 20th century to the present.  It stresses the Filipino performing body's location as it conjoins colonial histories of the Philippines with U.S. race relations and discourses of globalization.

LMSP Burns is an associate professor in the Asian American Studies Department at UCLA.  She is also a dramaturg.

Reception to follow. To register by email: aascrsvp@aasc.ucla.edu; or visit http://puroarte.eventbrite.com/


Cost : Free and open to the public but registration required.

BarbaraGaerlan
310-206-9163
www.international.ucla.edu/cseas/
cseas@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Asian American Studies Center, Asian American Studies Department