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Las Filipinas In The World: Filipino Book Discussion Series

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  • WHEN Multiple dates from Oct 6 - Nov 3, 2014[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Central Public Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

2014 Filipino Book Discussion Series:

October 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Filipino Book Discussion

October 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Tagalog Literature:
Discussion of the epic poem "The History of Florante and Laura in the Kingdom of Albania (Pinagdaanang Buhay nina Florante at Laura sa Kahariang Albanya)" originally written in Tagalog by Filipino national poet Francisco Balagtas (1838), while Balagtas was imprisoned by the Spanish colonial rulers. Discussion led by Dr. John Blanco of UCSD's Literature Dept.

October 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Male Filipino American Writers: Two classic works two Filipino diaspora writers: "America is in the Heart" by Carlos Bulosan and "The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor" by Bienvenido Santos. Discussion led by Dr. John Blanco of UCSD's Literature Dept.

November 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Filipina Voices:
Discussion of the works of Filipina and Filipina American writers including Ninotchka Rosca ("State of War"), Jessica Hagerdorn ("Dogeaters"), Marivi Soliven ("Mango Bride"). Discussion led by Dr. John Blanco of UCSD's Literature Dept.

This series is part of the One Book, One San Diego program featuring “Monstress,” by Lysley Tenorio this year. Questions? Email mchery@sandiego.gov. Find more information about the One Book, One San Diego program at KPBS.org/onebook.

San Diego Central Library: 330 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101. Google Map

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