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Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002574-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0257-4
...12 Sylvia Wynter What Does It Mean to Be ­Human? Los seres humanos [anthropos] actuales, somos el presente de una historia de generación y diversificación de linajes por deriva natu­ral en la conservación, por reproducción sistémica, de mundos psíquicos recursivos como ámbitos relacionales y...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
...SYLVIA WYNTER CLOSES HER ESSAY The Pope Must Have Been Drunk, the King of Castile a Madman with a poetic affirmation: Human beings are magical. Bios and Log os. Words made flesh, muscle and bone animated by hope and desire, belief materialized in deeds. 1 The statement encapsu- lates...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
..., Fanon, Wynter, and the Terror of Colonial Settlement 246 Joseph R. Winters special domain that generates value, order, and cohesion. Consequently, the sacred needs to be buffered from entities that threaten to introduce disorder and contamination.4 Since Black bodies and people of color have been marked...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay briefly contextualizes the work of Sylvia Wynter. ...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay focuses on Sylvia Wynter's explorations of Frantz Fanon’s concept of sociogenesis and links it to her ethical interrogation of the concept of Human and Humanity—from the European Renaissance to contemporary investigations of biotechnology and neurophysiology. Wynter’s critical...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay explores the ways in which scientific knowledge is taken up in the writings of Sylvia Wynter. The first section outlines Wynter’s intellectual project, followed with a discussion of how science and scientia emerge in her writings and enable her conceptualization of the human...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... Building on a discussion and interview that began in 2007, this conversation between Katherine McKittrick Sylvia Wynter tracks and particularizes Wynter’s larger intellectual project. Key areas of inquiry include knowledge production, black studies, Blombos Cave, the figure of homo oeconomicus...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay discusses the colonial dimensions Sylvia Wynter’s writings paying specific attention to how her research provides an account of racial difference that can be read alongside, and in tension with, Michel Foucault’s The Order of Things. The essay indicates how Wynter recuperates what...
Series: Errantries
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3
...I G O T L I F E / R E B E L L I O N I N V E N T I O N G R O O V E The rhythm, the beat, was to become the central underlying principle. Sylvia Wynter, Black Metamorphosis I n her essay on jazz, Dionne Brand writes that black music leaves you open, and up in the air and that this is the space...
Book Chapter

By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... of the alternative challenge that would be opened up? Sylvia Wynter, speaking to Katherine McKittrick in Unparalleled Catastrophe for Our Species? Or, to Give Humanness a Different Fu- ture: Conversations, in Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human as Praxis (emphasis in the original) Sylvia Wynter learned every colonial...
Book Chapter

By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... by drawing on the scholar- ship of Sylvia Wynter, Walter Rodney, and a range of Black radical thinkers whose intellectual projects have mapped the contours of Black resistance to premature death as a mode of remaking what it means to be human. Indeed, transatlantic slavery and, more so, the Middle Passage...
Series: Errantries
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3
...; how we get there, what stories allow us get there, what stories disrupt what we know and what stories enable new ways of 2. Simple random sample of documents: draft Wynter interview, April 23, 2007; Sylvia Wynter, interview 2008; revised Wynter, May and June 2008; final Wynter draft, July 2010; Wynter...
Series: Errantries
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-193
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3
... 2019): 1 19. Dantzig, Tobias. Number: The Language of Science. 1930. Reprint, New York: Plume, 2007. Davies, Carole Boyce. From Masquerade to Maskarade: Caribbean Cultural Resistance and the Rehumanizing Project. In Sylvia Wynter: On Being Hu­ Storytellers 197 man as Praxis, edited by Katherine...
Book Chapter

By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... the most popular. 7 Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks, trans. Charles Lam Markmann (New York: Grove Books, 1967); Sylvia Wynter, 1492: A New World View, in Race, Discourse, and the Origin of the Americas: A New World View, ed. Vera Lawrence Hyatt and Rex Nettleford (Washington, DC: Smithsonian...
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005681-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0568-1
... a through line in the Black aesthetics, poetics, and intellectual production of Brand, McKittrick, and Walcott that unsettles hegemonic, and often congealed, national and regional hegemonies within Black diaspora studies. Lurch s sculptures take up Sylvia Wynter s adap- tation of the notion of the demonic...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-032
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
...crate dig Source Riddims from Sylvia Wynter Primary texts by Sylvia Wynter that are cited herein The Ceremony Must Be Found: After Humanism. boundary 2 12, no. 3 / 13, no. 1 (1984): 19 70. Ethno or Socio Poetics. Alcheringa/Ethnopoetics 2 (1976): 78 94. Human Being as Noun? Or Being Human...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay surveys key areas in the extant of Wynter’s and underscores how particular thinkers have, either in part or to a large extent, challenged what she describes as the over-representation of Man. The research traces the ways in which black subjects negotiate biocentric racial scripts...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay is an analysis of Sylvia Wynter’s 1973 Maskarade: A Jonkunnu Musical Play. Like her novel The Hills of Hebron (1962) Maskarade belongs to the other and earlier creative side of this theoretician from the Caribbean. The essay addresses how, in this play, one can identify some...