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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... evolved in the context of current discussions of black cross-culturality and diaspora. New concerns have emerged about the relevance of US notions of race and blackness for describing the cultures, experiences, and identities of members of other diasporic populations. Also, gender and sexuality still...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Nadi Edwards Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Diaspora, Difference, and Black Internationalisms Nadi Edwards rent Hayes Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism is in many ways an answer to Earl Lewis’s cogent ques...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michael Hanchard Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Translation, Political Community, and Black Internationalism: Some Comments on Brent Hayes Edwards’s The Practice of Diaspora Michael Hanchard rent Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora is an important text, expanding and com...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 100–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michelle Stephens Small Axe Incorporated 2005 BOOK DISCUSSION: THE PRACTICE OF DIASPORA Th e Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism, Brent Hayes Edwards. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-674-01103-1 Disarticulating...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 85–92.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Gloria Wekker This essay tells a narrative of various contexts in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora that share a struggle around the meanings of Black . What happens to Black in the Afro-Surinamese transatlantic diaspora? Some of the questions addressed are, Which terms have African descendant people...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Samantha Pinto This essay argues that there has been a subtle revolution in African diaspora studies that is emerging across very recent scholarship. Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) is part of a larger movement in the field of black diaspora...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 164–172.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in her book, the essay explores the place of grief and the possibilities and implications of its expression in Thomas's work and for scholars and artists concerned with the black diaspora. One set of “incidents” (as the term goes) forms the basis of a chapter in Exceptional Violence on Coral Gardens...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Glissant roots reggae revival That The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics could merit attention in this particular venue is an unimaginable consequence of its production, and to have generated such shockingly generous responses, a remarkable consequence of one’s career. 1...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 159–171.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Tsitsi Ella Jaji This essay takes its cue from Louis Chude-Sokei’s The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics . Chude-Sokei’s specific Caribbean matrix of technologically oriented poetics of the human is extended to African and African American texts, illustrating how blackness...
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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 (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 172–180.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Wayne Marshall This essay responds to Louis Chude-Sokei’s The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics by highlighting the book’s crucial musical threads in order to examine how it reorients specific histories of black music, offers new openings for musicology and sound studies, and makes...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... establishes connections between Puerto Ricans and Dominicans through an understanding of their shared marginalization as black subjects. This has important implications for African diaspora theory, which has typically neglected Puerto Rican and Dominican engagements with blackness. Calderón disrupts two...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 88–99.
Published: 01 March 2015
... discusses the significance of Hall's Caribbean origins and diaspora identity for his later intellectual and theoretical work. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 Black British cultural studies Marxism Althusser racial formations diaspora 1 Stuart Hall, “Minimal Selves,” in L. Appignanesi, ed...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 213–227.
Published: 01 July 2012
... enthusiastically in the art press, Eddie Chambers and Huey Copeland are among the first to take stock of the series in depth. 1 Focusing specifically on the challenges we face in writing black diaspora art history, what makes their commentaries valuable for me is the element of dialogic engagement whereby...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., but that they can be made so.¹ A renewed sense of the salience of a black internationalism, nowa- days more often referred to as a black diaspora, and scholarly interest in fi nding ways to understand and represent its dynamic, are part and parcel of this border-work.² Caribbean borders have...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
... with re-centering Blacknesss in AfroLatinidad in response to the depoliticized usage of this identity. Through a focus on diaspora, movement, and the embodied fact of Blackness , the author argues that when thinking about negro (Black) and negritud (Blackness) from a transnational Spanish Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
... various dimensions. St. Clair Drake, as expressed in his essay “The Black Diaspora in Pan-African Perspective” (which Gaines cites), had then made a certain kind of “left of Karl Marx” assertion that in the analysis of the black experience, which maximizes the usefulness of the process...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... cosmology that is not merely cognizant of, but necessarily engaged with, other spaces in the black diaspora. Given the relationship between her sociological research and her fiction, Brodber's vision of alternative answers to the questions “How come we here?” and “Why did we stay?” may be seen...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... as a “first crossing,” that catastrophic inauguration of the first black diaspora (126); and there is even an instance of cross-dressing. There is also the sense of cross as in to do wrong to, to trick, or to double-cross. But perhaps the most mysterious crossing is the one that cannot happen...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2009
... independence movements. Drake continued his politically engaged research on 1 St. Clair Drake, “The Black Diaspora in Pan-African Perspective,” The Black Scholar (September 1975): 2–13. 2 St. Clair Drake and Horace Cayton, Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City (New York: Harcourt...