Sneaking into the Philippines, Along the Rivers of Babylon: An Intervention into the Language Question

E. San Juan, Jr.

Abstract

The following are remarks made on 12 March 2008 at the launching of Balikbayang Sinta: An E. San Juan Reader published by Ateneo de Manila UP. Here the author puts forward seven theses through which the contentious “language question” may be reexamined, especially as it touches on issues of national solidarity.


Keywords

English language, Filipino language, national language

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13185/1502