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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 111–123.
Published: 01 March 2022
... it, did hiss and splash into a bloom of arcing summers. Shortly after arriving in New York City, Kamau established Savacou North, really now a publishing house for this astonishing bloom, an endeavor for which he drew on the devoted and efficient help of our department’s then-administrator, Ronnie...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 1. “Marcus Garvey, New York City,” 1922 (photographer unknown). © Corbis More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Sharina Maillo-Pozo This essay examines Raquel Cepeda’s memoire, Bird of Paradise. How I Became Latina , through the intersections between Dominican latinidad , gender, race, and hip-hop. By exposing other discourses of latinidad as performed and imagined in New York City by an afrodominicana...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... epistemological status as the Garifuna homeland associated with ancestral marronage. The author looks at how public performances of Garifuna Settlement Day in Central America and the United States (New York City is home to the largest Garifuna communities outside Central America’s Caribbean coasts) open...
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 7. Wifredo Lam, The Jungle , 1942–43. Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 94 × 89 in. Museum of Modern Art, New York City. © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 3 Inaugural banquet in honor of Pueblos Hispanos , Commodore Hotel, New York City, 21 February 1943. Guests included Jesús Colón, Juan Antonio Corretjer, Clemente Soto Velez, Vito Marcantonio, Thyra Edwards, Charles Collins, and Pablo Neruda. Box OS_IX, folder 13, the Jesús Colón Papers More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 188–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Rican nation. 27 My 1967 arrival in New York City, where a few of my college friends were residing and where many of my relatives had lived since the 1940s, allowed me the opportunity to live in different Puerto Rican neighborhoods throughout the city for extended periods. Before long, I...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 38–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
... cognates among the plethora of institutions vexed by the incivilities of direct action. It is to just such a site that we now proceed: Caribbean: Crossroads of the World , an exhibition staged in three museums in New York City in mid-2012. Both my encounter with and account of it were haunted...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 203–208.
Published: 01 November 2017
... chapters examine Burgos's concept of exile and universalism and the way she evolved in her exiles in Havana and later in New York City. Chapter 3 covers her years in Cuba and her journalistic chronicles and interviews for Pueblos Hispanos . Chapters 4 and 5 analyzes the important legacy of Burgos...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
... . . . el cuatro de la independencia, el desfi le borinqueño todo eso parece un sueño si lo 2. Salsa song by the band Gran Combo de Puerto Rico—speaks of the good times to be had during New York City summers. 3. Pasteless are a singular creation made from common ingredients: root plants stuff ed...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 263–280.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Figure 1. “Marcus Garvey, New York City,” 1922 (photographer unknown). © Corbis ...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... portentously, US northeastern seaboard cities such as Boston, Philadelphia, and New York were fused into trans-Caribbean shipping networks. This development was most important for women. Across the postemancipation generations, both internal and interterritorial migration to ports and capitals always...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., are never exactly the same. Thus even within the framework of continuing process there is space for innovation and creativity. La carreta tells the story of a jíbaro family that leaves the countryside in search for a better life, first in the capital, San Juan, and later in New York City. When...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... biography. Sinnette pointed out that after a seven-year period of involving himself in Cuban and Puerto Rican émigré separatist clubs in New York City, “Arthur A.” settled into his life as a mixed-race but black-identifying Latino with extensive affective and collaborative connections with US black...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 132–141.
Published: 01 July 2019
... cultural production by and about Afro-Dominican women in chapter 4, “Dominican Women’s Refracted African Diasporas.” Her analysis of singers Amara la Negra and Maluca Mala, second-generation Dominicans from Miami and New York City, respectively, highlights the ways these women negotiate their readability...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is a persistent metaphor in Caribbean Latino literary and cultural production. It is what isolates Puerto Rico in Pedreira's Insularismo and what binds the island to others beyond its borders in the poetry of Julia de Burgos. 33 Foregrounding the sea decenters cities such as Miami and New York and resituates...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 83–92.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of Dominican parents. Lives and works in New York City. “Doll Head (hand-held 2001. Digital c-print on paper 26" × 40". activity of sewing, they acquire a puppet-like quality. The artificial volume also refers to her interest in identity, one that is particularly schizophrenic when...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Haiti: The Black Republic (New York: Devin-Adair, 1954), 106–14. On the representation of Port-au-Prince in contemporary Haitian literature, see Marie- José N’Zengou-Tayo, “Imaginary City, Literary Spaces: Port-au-Prince in Some Recent Haitian Fiction,” Matatu: Journal for African...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 179–188.
Published: 01 November 2016
... City is also about rerouting the couple's desire away from New York and its overdetermination as a site for alternative sexual identities and cultures. In their Dominican community, they are widely perceived as witches: an image of privileged access to spirits that befits them and protects them from...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
... York City. The work examines the visual creoles of these spaces through the curation and spontaneous occurrence of objects and images in people's homes and businesses and in the everyday instance of street life. These photographs explore a liminal cultural space, where home is not something fixed...
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