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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sally Price This essay sets Éloge de la créolité (and the créolité movement) in the comparative context of earlier identitarian movements in the Caribbean and Afro-America, such as the Caribbean Artists Movement (anglophone Caribbean), Wie Eegie Sanie (Suriname), and the Grupo Antillano (Cuba...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 211–219.
Published: 01 March 2017
... academy, drawing examples mainly from historical and anthropological work on Afro-America. It ends by considering the limitations of the perspectives put forth in the Éloge and the potential usefulness of the creolization concept for the future. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Afro-America Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 132–141.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in the Americas. The work of Colonial Phantoms is central to the continuous articulation of Dominican identity as experienced by Afro-Dominican subjectivities, especially women. By addressing the historical silences and multiple forms of “ghosting” of the Dominican Republic, Colonial Phantoms— along...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Dixa Ramírez D’Oleo This response essay argues that the hyperfocus on what defines appropriate behavior among Afro-descended populations issues from structural white supremacy. One of the messages in the author’s Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... identity in the postapartheid period. Through an analysis of her aesthetic practice, this essay examines the way the artist forges a transnational Afro-Asian feminist framework that links Africa, Asia, and the Americas by emphasizing the various forms of violence—state, domestic, sexual, racial, colonial...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the 1930s. The establishment of “Afro-America” as a “culture area” was their mission to affirm the validity and value of African heritage in the hemisphere, through the identification of its empirical evidence. These “survivals” or “retentions,” as this evidence was called, lent Afro-Americans distinctive...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of “religion” and “magic” elsewhere in the Caribbean? Can our detailed knowledge of the history and development of Saramaka society and culture teach us lessons relevant to the rest of the Caribbean or Afro-America more broadly?) 1 Richard Price, Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in South America , by M. Taussig. Social Analysis , no. 19 (August 1986): 85–90. Review of So Spoke the Uncle by Jean Price-Mars. Research in African Literatures 17, no. 4 (1986): 596–97. “The Lost Continent of the Americas: Recent Works on Afro-America and the Caribbean.” Review of After...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
... on Afro-American studies. 35 And while the full document has not been recovered or published, Pérez Sarduy quoted the opening statement of the presentation in his blog: “The main cultural contribution of blacks in America is to have helped form true national cultures, launching the American...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
...; Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2019); Jiménez Román and Flores, The Afro-Latin@ Reader ; Antonio López, Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... There are some exceptions to this trend; for example, see Mark Anderson, “Comparison and Connection in the Study of Afro–Latin America,” African and Black Diaspora 5, no. 1 (2012): 35–48; Guridy, Forging Diaspora ; Laó-Montes, “Decolonial Moves”; López, Unbecoming Blackness ; Rivera-Rideau, Remixing...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and African American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. Her research interests center on Latin American, Caribbean, and Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures; the relationships between literary, ethnographic, and sociological discourses in Latin America; Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 132–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Schomburg (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017). 3 To learn more about the migration of Afro-Caribbeans to the United States, see James Winston, Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America (London: Verso, 1999). 4 Valdés...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 83–90.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Antonio López; Antonio López This essay introduces a special section on the Afro-Cuban poet and intellectual Nancy Morejón’s 1982 book Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén ( Nation and Mestizaje in Nicolás Guillén ). It sets up the contributors by surveying the literary and political trajectory...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
...,” in Marta Moreno Vega, Marinieves Alba, and Yvette Modestin, eds., Women Warriors of the Afro-Latino Diaspora (Houston: Arte Público, 2012), 40. 32 See Tricia Rose, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1994), xii–21. 33...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., and started families. Chinese futurity was rendered differently in the United States from the rest of the hemisphere. While the state attempted to limit that future in the white-majority context of the United States through antimiscegenation laws, in the Caribbean and Latin America, Afro-Asian intimacies...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yomaira C. Figueroa This essay contends that Caribbean conceptualizations of relation, understood through the theorizing and political organizing of women of color feminists, offer decolonial possibilities that enable radical remappings of the Afro-Atlantic. The essay argues that the political...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 142–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Journal 8, nos. 1–2 (1996): 92–127; and “The Peculiarities of Afro-Hispanic Radicalism in the United States: The Political Trajectories of Arturo Schomburg and Jesús Colón,” in Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America (New York: Verso, 1998), 195–231...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 50–68.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of the black Cuban Partido Independiente de Color (the Independent Party of Color) and thousands of other Afro-Cubans through the plane of the intimate. The author argues that Rolando’s film challenges the myth of racial equality throughout Cuba’s modern history by celebrating Afro-Cuban traditions, from...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 197–200.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition (2019). A ntonio L ópez is an associate professor of English at George Washington University and the author of Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America (2012). His current work considers the literatures and cultures of swamplands...