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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 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 that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 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, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... symposium 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...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., the Caribbean region has been constructed along a semiotic process of naming, interpreting and writing which is the very process of translation. Whether success or failure, the dynamics of translation inform Caribbean identity both within the region and in the diaspora. As early as 1493, through...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Spanish Caribbean in Coloniality of Diasporas: Rethinking Intra-colonial Migrations in a Pan Caribbean Context . 2 In this book project, the main goal is to develop a model for comparative colonial and postcolonial studies in the Caribbean. As soon as I finished this more expansive meditation about...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Caribbean,” Essence 28 (April 1998), 119, 120, 122. 21. Ibid., 122. 22. Ibid., 119. 23. The quest engaged by theEssence editor and the tourists the article cites is for diaspora connection. This April 1998 special international issue focuses on travel, (re)establishing cultural ties within the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Kamari Maxine Clarke This essay explores the ways that new judicial formations centered on the Caribbean Court of Justice provide a space for understanding the workings of various legal rights brokers as central to a project of Caribbean regionalism. It examines the intermediary spaces in which...
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1. Still from Richard Fung's Dal Puri Diaspora , 2012 Figure 1. Still from Richard Fung's Dal Puri Diaspora, 2012 More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Still from Dal Puri Diaspora , 2012; 80:25, Canada Still from Dal Puri Diaspora, 2012; 80:25, Canada More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... obligation embodied memory diaspora Caribbean Canadian literature reparations In September 2013, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat announced it would pursue reparations from the United Kingdom, France, and the Netherlands. Denzil Douglas, then prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... people of African descent 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...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2016
... through the trope of the archipelago, challenging the understanding of the Caribbean as discontinuous, isolated, hermetic, and beyond comprehension. Analyzing contemporary art of the hispanophone islands and their diasporas, they reveal shared concerns within the Caribbean archipelago and posit that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi Part of the larger book project “Empire, Nation, Diaspora: Cape Town and Constituting a Black Archive,” this essay explores two Caribbean intellectuals, Eric Walrond and Henry Sylvester Williams, who included the South African Cape in their mappings of the Caribbean in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario This essay introduces the special section “The Idea of Hispanophone Caribbean Studies” with a focus on hispanopone Caribbean literature and how it is situated in the region and in the diaspora. The essay suggests the need for creating spaces of dialogue and communication...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the idea of Hispanic Caribbean studies for the historical study of the region. Historically, the Hispanic Caribbean at times included islands and colonies such as Jamaica, Trinidad, and Saint-Domingue. Patterns of migration further complicate the boundaries of the Hispanic Caribbean, as diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 177–184.
Published: 01 July 2015
... “out of time” and behind the pace of modernity. In contrast, Wainwright's text argues for an understanding of Caribbean art as reflecting the immediacy of a Caribbean present, with its particular relation to the circulation of Caribbean works and artists between home and diaspora. © Small Axe, Inc...