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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... MilDred Gerestant Haitian Vodou lwa Afro-Atlantic genders Caribbean epistemology ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... the limits of “transgender” to suggest an alternative in transcender —that is, an engagement with the submerged Caribbean epistemology of syncretic religions. Offering a close reading of “Transcender,” Tinsley explores how and why Gerestant turns to Vodou not merely as a religious practice but also...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... This chapter focuses on the institutionalization of a “native” tradition of social science inquiry across the English-speaking Caribbean in the mid-twentieth century. This impulse took shape partly in response to colonial epistemologies that pathologized working-class Afro-Caribbean kinship...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
...Archival Continuities This chapter focuses on the institutionalization of a “native” tradition of social science inquiry across the English-speaking Caribbean in the mid-twentieth century. This impulse took shape partly in response to colonial epistemologies that pathologized working-class...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... of the inhuman-inhumane. Through an engagement with Caribbean and other literatures, the chapter explores the potential for the inhuman as a counterarchive of materiality that challenges absented and erased memory on the surface. It argues that tactics of inhuman intimacies are a political valence that give...
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By An Yountae
Published: 15 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2709-6
... Wynter Chapter 5 deepens the discussions about the problem of secularist methods and disciplinary practices that often segregate religion in decolonial thinking and poetics. The chapter focuses on Édouard Glissant, one of the key thinkers who shaped the Caribbean poeticist tradition. With his...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
..., Suzanne Césaire (his wife), René Ménil, and their colleagues called for an Antillean awakening or renaissance and sought to elaborate a distinctive Antillean modernism and humanism that drew on European, African, and Caribbean sources. The chapter pays special attention to the conception of “poetic...