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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Timothy Chin Small Axe Incorporated 2006 BOOK DISCUSSION: The Caribbean Postcolonial The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity, Shalini Puri. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004. ISBN: 1-4039-6181-6 (cloth) Transnationalism, Diaspora...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Jana Evans Braziel In her contribution, Braziel resists Torres-Saillant's valorization of diaspora as the anti-dote to national paradigms. As an organizing rubric, “Caribbean diaspora” obscures nationality, class, race, gender, sexuality, and political economy as striating diasporas and diasporic...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Omaris Z. Zamora This essay takes on the task of reflecting on the keyword negro from a transnational standpoint that considers how negro / a/x , a sociopolitical identity, falls in and out of AfroLatinidad in Latin American and hispanic Caribbean diasporas. In particular, the author is concerned...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ). Cultural and linguistic interaction in contact zones or in borderlands of empire like the Caribbean include innovative translators, poets, and theorists of the hispanophone Caribbean diaspora who articulate in-between subjectivity, bilingual poetic forms, and the constant work of cultural translation...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of affect, memory, and history related to indentureship are mobilized in the photographic arts of the Caribbean diaspora; and the aesthetic is a conceptual space with cultural resonance for the descendants of indentured laborers. In essence, the author finds that visual evidence of an indentured past...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rhonda Frederick This essay asks, What can a romance novel teach us about being in a Caribbean diaspora? Can this genre offer insight into how Jamaicans living outside of Jamaica come to know themselves as “Jamaican” and as part of a Jamaican diaspora? It tackles these questions by putting the form...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2017
...David Scott 1 Robert A. Hill, ed., The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers , vol. 13, The Caribbean Diaspora: 1921–1922 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016). 2 Robert A. Hill, general introduction to Robert A. Hill, ed., The Marcus Garvey...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 167–176.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the author extend and question the limits of current thinking of Caribbean art history and art history associated with the Caribbean diaspora in the United Kingdom through the conceptual framing of timeliness—and to what end? What clarifications and further insight do we gain from such an exploration...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... that generated this special issue on rethinking Caribbean studies, the organizers asked, “Ought the ‘Caribbean’ be theorized under the sign ‘diaspora’?” Here we take up this provocation to address “the national and transnational networks and linkages that have come to constitute the Caribbean beyond its...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in Trinidad. (By diaspora I mean the “historically dynamic cultural relationship between a homeland and enforced dispersal”² and also the double displacement—from the motherland to the Caribbean, and then to other host countries—that many experience 1. For a related argument, see Judith Butler...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 179–190.
Published: 01 June 2008
... valorization of the Caribbean diaspora to inculcate, reform, and correct corrupt homeland Calibans,” connects with “the diasporic-national- regional problematic” that in her view I “curiously and disconcertingly” elide. Professor Braziel contends that my use of the concept of “Caribbean diaspora...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... marks Guyanese and Caribbean experience to this day). The interviewers focus on the scholar’s career highlights and finally turn to the space that all wide-ranging departures and journeys beyond the nation encounter (regardless of emotional investments)—the place of exile and diaspora. 24...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and people of Asian descent, beyond the imperial order’s imagining. Another future of familial intimacies in the diaspora is present in the artists’ aesthetic of fragmentation and collage. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Afro-Asia Caribbean Chinese diaspora family photography cultural...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Annalee Davis; Joscelyn Gardner; Erica Moiah James; Jerry Philogene This special section focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 37–53.
Published: 01 October 2006
... Union, a well known remittance service used in the Caribbean and interna- tionally, as material cultural evidence of the active interchange between Caribbean migrant and diaspora communities and their communities at home.1 Western Union and its many other competitors offer a service that involves...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
... diaspora.”6 Drawing on the example of Caribbean women whose movement between Toronto and New York figures far more frequently than return visits to the region, this essay explores gen- dered and routinized modes of travel across sites that displace the home-away dyad. How...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... James, “Africans and Afro-Caribbeans: A Personal View,” in “Black Image, Staying On,” Ten.8 , no. 16 (1984): 54–55. 34 Stuart Hall, “Cultural Identity and Diaspora,” in Jonathan Rutherford, ed., Identity: Community, Culture, and Difference (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1990), 222 (italics...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and invisibility. Her work has been exhibited in the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe in institutions such as the Museo del Barrio (New York), Museum of the African Diaspora (San Francisco), Casa de las Americas (Cuba), and Christiansborg Palace (Denmark). She holds an MFA from the Instituto Superior de...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 184–186.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of The Latino/a Canon and the Emergence of Post-Sixties Literature (2007), a study of the relationship of politics and the market to contemporary literature from the Hispanic Caribbean diaspora. His essays on Caribbean literature have been published in Journal of West Indian Literature, Anthurium, South...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... space for reimagining the geographies of marronage, resistance, and survival within the interior landscapes of Caribbean expressive culture and life. plopezoro@smith.edu Copyright © 2021 Small Axe, Inc. 2021 Garifuna Black Indigeneity African diaspora Black Central America Edward...
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