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Thu., January 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Hosted by: M.J. Iuppa
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Wed., March 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Facilitator: Dr. Sharon Delmendo
Sharon Delmendo, Professor of English, specializes in American literature, American Studies, Asian-American/Philippine-American Studies, multicultural literature and Film Studies. She did much of the research for her first book, The Star-Entangled Banner: 100 Years of America in the Philippines (Rutgers University Press 2004; University of the Philippines 2005) during a year-long grant as Fulbright Professor of American Studies at De La Salle University, Manila. The Star-Entangled Banner was a finalist for a National Book Award in the Philippines. She was five years into her second book project a study of WWII films set in the Philippines made by Hollywood in collaboration with the US' Office of War Information entitled Pacific Theater: Reel War in the Philippines 1939-1950, when Director Noel Izon asked her to partner with him on An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines.
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