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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 (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of identification to craft a creative aesthetic that reanimates the past without appropriating it. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Afro-Asia Caribbean Chinese diaspora family photography cultural memory A few years ago, my mother, my sister, and I went to Hong Kong in search of our...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and historical difference,” thus perpetuating rather than eradicating social inequality. Africa and Asia, moreover, are not discrete formations but instead overlap in intricate and varied ways. 41 Critiquing what he sees as the narrow, essentialist approach of ethnic studies, Mullen offers “Afro-Orientalism...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
... October 2014, www.npr.org/2014/10/05/353254226/a-post-post-colonial-take-on-the-violent-birth-of-modern-jamaica . 2 See Gayatri Spivak, Death of a Discipline (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), 3; and Elizabeth M. Holt, “Cairo and the Cultural Cold War for Afro-Asia,” in Chen Jian et al...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 208–210.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is an associate professor of English at the University of Oklahoma. Her area of specialtyasisinSociety Africantheit has author and emerged isCaribbean African the of ClearDiasporic in diaspora AfricanWriting Word Imagination.” andAmerican(2004).literature. Third She andSight:She is currently Afro...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Organization of Solidarity with the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. This alliance, which formed when Cuba requested to join the Afro-Asian alliance that originated at the 1955 Bandung Conference, would explicitly include African American activists. 27 In the materials published leading up...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- plicating our understandings of an African diaspora in several signifi cant ways. Th e BPractice of Diaspora forces readers to consider the Afro-francophone world of the twentieth century—a distinctive and neglected dimension of the archive of black critical internationalism—with and against the other...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the notion of creoleness using Kamau Brathwaite's foundational The Development of Creole Society in Jamaica, 1770–1820 . 35 In the Anglo and French Caribbean, creole is linked to the Afro-Caribbean identities that were forged in the translocal societies of the region as well as the linguistic...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... Slaveholders, settlers, and colonial officials tried desperately to destroy Afro-aboriginal communities such as the Seminoles of Florida or the “Black Caribs” of the Lesser Antilles. According to late-eighteenth-century racist orthodoxy, the child of a black and an aboriginal American could not produce...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Devyn Spence Benson; Antonio López This essay recovers the history of 1960s and 1970s black movements in Cuba through an examination of works by Afro-Cuban intellectuals and their meetings with Caribbean thinkers to show the coexistence of mestizaje and black consciousness as a defining...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Alexander G. Weheliye This short essay responds to Tavia Nyong'o's insightful “Afro-philo-sonic Fictions,” a discussion of Weheliye's Phonographies and Julian Henriques's Sonic Bodies , concentrating in particular on the analytics of blackness in Western modernity, the place of Africa in diaspora...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
... by Afro-Limonese in Costa Rica and the marginalization of poor blacks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, demonstrate. Contemporary references to the Haitianization of Cuba and the current di culties between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Asso- ciation of Caribbean States (ACS) show both the cultural...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
... as though their villages have been transplanted wholesale from South Asia to the West Indies. In reality, Indians and Afro-Jamaican plantation workers lived on the estates in cramped barracks segregated from each other because of a colonial fear of the migrants’ heathenism being a corrupting influence. 32...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 72–94.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 0799-0537 or on sustained economic growth for their legitimacy.² On the contrary, their tenure confi rms a legitimacy based on having won political independence, securing meaningful cultural standing for the Afro-Jamaican majority, and enabling a substantial degree of political participation...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the countryside and coast. The diachronic dimension of Walcott’s essay that I want to stress, therefore, addresses this idea of cultural survival which was traditionally (and in Walcott’s own work very notably) a problem of discontinuous but powerful ties to Africa, Asia, Europe...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the countryside and coast. The diachronic dimension of Walcott’s essay that I want to stress, therefore, addresses this idea of cultural survival which was traditionally (and in Walcott’s own work very notably) a problem of discontinuous but powerful ties to Africa, Asia, Europe...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the countryside and coast. The diachronic dimension of Walcott’s essay that I want to stress, therefore, addresses this idea of cultural survival which was traditionally (and in Walcott’s own work very notably) a problem of discontinuous but powerful ties to Africa, Asia, Europe...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the countryside and coast. The diachronic dimension of Walcott’s essay that I want to stress, therefore, addresses this idea of cultural survival which was traditionally (and in Walcott’s own work very notably) a problem of discontinuous but powerful ties to Africa, Asia, Europe...
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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 (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
... movement of women today, whose origins reside in Asia, throughout the global south and in Indigenous North America.” 35 Literary works by contemporary Caribbean Latino authors explore transnational family relationships, and characters are often children of migrants who return to the Caribbean homeland...