Fictions of Return in Filipino AmericaEric Estuar Reyes
2011 - 2013 Criticism 18 pages. Courtesy of Duke University Press.positions 19.2 (2011): 99-117.
Eric Estuar Reyes
Eric Estuar Reyes is currently Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at California State University at Fullerton. He was born in Manila, Philippines in 1965, spent his childhood in Hawai’i (USA), Naples (Italy), Rhode Island, New Orleans, LA (USA), and San Diego, CA (USA). In the U.S., he has lived in Santa Cruz, Providence, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. He received his Ph.D. in American Civilization from Brown University, his M.A. in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his B.A., with majors in Mathematics and Modern Society and Social Thought, from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
His research interests focus on race and space with specific attention to Filipino America, queerness, urban spaces in the U.S. and Asia, and community cultural development. He has worked on projects in various places including Manila and Los Angeles. Dr. Reyes is currently completing a manuscript on the sociospatial production of Filipino America.
Throughout his career, Dr. Reyes has worked with community-based organizations working on community health issues such as HIV/AIDS in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and community arts development in Filipino American communities. He has worked with organizations in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.
- Born: Manila, Philippines
- Based: Los Angeles, CA, USA