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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jocelyn Fenton Stitt In 2009, during a period of intense debate surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in Jamaica, Staceyann Chin published the first memoir of growing up lesbian in Jamaica. While Chin's lesbian identity is a major theme of the text, also important is...
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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 (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 17–33.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Matthew Chin Drawing from the work of Jamaica’s Gay Freedom Movement (1977–84), this essay uses the term gaydren to consider the basis for activism around same-sex desire in Jamaica in the 1970s and 1980s. Gaydren is a combination of gay , a North Atlantic reference to subjects of same-sex desire...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Matthew Chin; Deborah A. Thomas This essay examines discourses of homosexuality in late colonial Jamaica through an analysis of the 1951 Police Enquiry, which leveraged accusations of homosexuality among Jamaica’s foreign police officers as a key component of its investigative work. With...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 9 Wife and husband cofounders of the music label VP Records, Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin and Vincent “Randy” Chin, in their shop, Randy’s Record Mart, in Kingston, Jamaica, 1958. Courtesy of VP Records Figure 9. Wife and husband cofounders of the music label VP Records, Patricia “Miss Pat More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 8 Sammy Chong’s huaqiao (overseas Chinese) passport, 1945. This type of passport was issued by the Chinese government to local-born Jamaican Chinese for travel to China. Courtesy of Kathleen (Kay) Chin Figure 8. Sammy Chong’s huaqiao (overseas Chinese) passport, 1945. This type of More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2014
... prose are snatches of individual and collective memory that work to address aporias of a history that remains “largely unwritten and unresearched.” 5 His aesthetic choices complicate the image of the “inscrutable Chiney,” 6 of “Missa Chin” the shopkeeper, and by extension gives us a richer, more...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Figure 9 Wife and husband cofounders of the music label VP Records, Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin and Vincent “Randy” Chin, in their shop, Randy’s Record Mart, in Kingston, Jamaica, 1958. Courtesy of VP Records Figure 9. Wife and husband cofounders of the music label VP Records, Patricia “Miss Pat...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., Politics, and The Caribbean Postcolonial Timothy Chin Shalini Puri’s The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity represents a salutary critical intervention in several important respects. To begin with, Puri’s focus on Caribbean hybridities counters the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., Politics, and The Caribbean Postcolonial Timothy Chin Shalini Puri’s The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity represents a salutary critical intervention in several important respects. To begin with, Puri’s focus on Caribbean hybridities counters the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 2006
... The Caribbean Postcolonial Timothy Chin Shalini Puri’s The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity represents a salutary critical intervention in several important respects. To begin with, Puri’s focus on Caribbean hybridities counters the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 October 2006
... TV in Chin parlour. It have more empty talk in this world than sea water. Leave me with my silence. You is one who like words.” So I never ask what you planning though I see you hustling up and down with Santo. All you say is that you checking out a work in foreign. A person must do what they...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 239–242.
Published: 01 November 2020
... places and individual trajectories, especially in the Caribbean. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and publications (robertcharlotte .wixsite.com/robertcharlotte00). MAtthew Chin is an assistant professor in the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of Virginia. He...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 160–167.
Published: 01 July 2010
...,” she bought into and was failed by the patriarchal pact; despite years of inventing cover stories to maintain her family’s reputation and privacy, she finally tells the Carland Rosie Stone story in hopes of changing the public stigma around HIV/AIDS in Jamaica. And most recently Staceyann Chin...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 181–186.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Through Jamaica,” Jamaican Cultural-Political Modern Project gathering, Columbia University, 25 May 2018. 4 Matthew Chin’s recollection of his ongoing conversations during and after the symposium serves as a good example: “The last morning’s convening allowed me to continue to talk as we had...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 135–153.
Published: 01 July 2011
... trouble here.” He attempts to reach for his satchel on the ground, moving to the left into the clear space, the only exit from the semicircle of boys surrounding him. “That right?” Clive seems taller than Billy Boy remembers. Little hairs sprout from his chin and along...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 September 2001
... sidewalk a few meters away from Aurèle’s house, his elbows on his lap, his chin resting in his cupped hands. He fears he will be overwhelmed by his anguished dream again, trapped in his night full of nightmares, always the same. * Small Axe 10, September 2001: pp...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... emergency on board. It was then that my father fi rst swung his head back and noticed that his mother was holding onto her new teeth by using her chin to press them up against her collarbone. Th at’s when things got crazy. “Mums? Mums!” he screamed. “What the dickens is...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 February 2006
... and Meaning in Studying Hispaniola: A Review Essay Silvio Torres-Saillantt 180 Book Discussion Shalini Puri’s The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity Transnationalism, Diaspora, Politics, and The Caribbean Postcolonial Timothy Chin...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
....” “Ye-Yeah. Wi-with horns. An-and ch-chains.” “My father could get real bull horns from the abattoir,” Selwyn ventured. “Real horns? We could get four pairs?” “Not a problem,” Selwyn answered, fingering his chin and winking at Carla. “We have real horns. So Carls don't forget to scrape...