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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 109–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... work, this essay raises some of the difficulties posed to the Brazilian reader by Hall's texts and their deep roots in English-speaking cultures, as well as how his understanding of theory and concepts is sometimes misread. It then presents some of the ways Hall was important to the author's work...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 117–146.
Published: 01 November 2023
... a critical response to the Brazilian theorist Denise Ferreira da Silva’s notion of the “racial dialectic,” which suggests that Marxism—and particularly the universal conception of human freedom embedded in Marx’s conception of the labor theory of value, primitive accumulation, and labor-time—is incapable...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of Brazilian racial politics. The tale itself only makes sense if analyzed together with the frequency with which it was told, and the fact that it was always told as a joke. My great-aunt’s comment inverts the notion that black people are the ones who “have color” and that whites...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... are told, for example, that Saramakas first began moving to coastal Suri- name, and finally to French Guiana, as canoemen following the early-twentieth-century gold rush. There, they encountered Brazilians, among others, and might even have been among those who found work on the freighters...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... about a rape trial involving people one has come to care about? Are there potential political solutions or ameliorations to the status of immigrants such as Saramakas (and Haitians and Guyanese and Brazilians) in French Guiana (which is part of Europe) such that prison inmates...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and African American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. Her research interests center on Latin American, Caribbean, and Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures; the relationships between literary, ethnographic, and sociological discourses in Latin America; Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
...: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under US Domination after 1898 (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2010). 26 Sidney M. Greenfield, “Barbadians in the Brazilian Amazon,” Luso-Brazilian Review 20, no. 1 (1983): 44–64, and “Barbadians and Barbadian House Forms in the Brazilian...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 March 2002
...: the Teachings of Maria-José, Mother of the Gods,⁹ about an African-Brazilian religion, are also such texts. In addition, there are the interviews conducted by Erna Brodber, housed at the library of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies, Kingston...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... recent articles appeared in journals such as Cuban Studies , International Labor and Working-Class History , and Caribbean Studies , and in the edited books Contemporary Caribbean Cultures and Societies in a Global Context (2005) and Cangoma Calling: Spirits and Rhythms of Freedom in Brazilian...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2015
...), where she wrote her dissertation on postmodern theory and tropicalismo , the 1960s pop music movement. She is editor of Stuart Hall's Da diáspora: Identidades e mediações culturais (2003) and author of Aqui ninguém é branco (2009), a book on Brazilian racial hierarchies. She is coeditor of a new...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 219–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, 1550–1835 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), 378. 5 However, for an excellent study of death and politics in Brazilian slave society, which appeared first in Portuguese in 1991, see João José Reis, Death...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 95–116.
Published: 01 November 2023
... spoke on Afro-Brazilian identity, and the Brazilian intellectual Lélia Gonzalez, founder of the Unified Black Movement of Brazil and an opponent of the military regime, discussed the status of Black women in Brazilian society. The Cuban poet and activist Lourdes Casal presented on racism and Blacks...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
... World’ Surrounds an Ocean: Theorizing the Live Dialogue between African and African American Cultures,” in Yelvington, Afro-Atlantic Dialogues, 284. 26 J. Lorand Matory, Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé (Princeton, NJ...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... simplistic. 73 See Clare Lewis and Steve Pile, “Woman, Body, Space: Rio Carnival and the Politics of Performance,” Gender, Place and Culture 3, no. 1 (1996): 23–41. Lewis and Pile discuss “wear their bodies as a costume” in the context of the Brazilian Car- nival. In their essay...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... involves the cancellation of her stay by the racist hotel managers at La Esplanada in São Paolo. 34 Outside of Rio de Janeiro, however, Dunham has another distasteful Brazilian experience: a candomblé ceremony at the temple of a priestess named Tia Lucia. Dunham seems put off by being asked to eat...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
... from pure origins. A locus classicus of this critique was Derrida's deconstruction of Claude Lévi-Strauss's ethnology of the Nambikwara, an indigenous Brazilian people that Lévi-Strauss sought, unconvincingly, in Derrida's view, to portray as uncorrupted by writing and civilization. By opening his...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 83–90.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian Women Writers (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2008), 109. 11 On the gray five-year period, see Ambrosio Fornet, “El Quinquenio Gris: Revisitando el término,” Revista Casa de las Américas 246 (January–March 2007): 3–16; and Anne Garland Mahler, From...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in the country. However, Chua also notes that throughout Brazil, racial consciousness remains surprisingly muted . . . with the myth of Brazilian racial democracy still broadly defended by many Brazilians spanning di erent social classes. See Amy Chua, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in the Dominican Republic (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007), 191; see also Roberto Da Matta, Carnival, Rogues, and Heroes: An Interpretation of the Brazilian Dilemma (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dames Press, 1991), 209. I discuss tigueraje in more detail in The Dictator's Seduction...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 32–42.
Published: 01 September 2004
... purposes of the annual celebration. Th is trend has become increasingly evident in many carnival celebrations, including Brazilian carnavale and even Mardi Gras in New Orleans. 9. Lyotard, Th e Postmodern Condition, 9. 4400 also underscores the will to retain an image that represents...