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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Tao Leigh Goffe This essay focuses on artwork that centers family photographs and home movies as a point of departure to trouble the conventional family album in order to narrate a story about Caribbean Chinese kinship. In the art examined, personal visual archives are used to respond to the lacuna...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
... “sound-system” to the networks of local small-retail grocery shops, ubiquitous across Jamaica, that were owned and operated by Jamaican Chinese shopkeepers and examines how they formed material infrastructures. In charting the hardwiring of speakers and how the sociality of the shop housed the production...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figures 3 and 4 Above left, Afro-Chinese soundsystem pioneer Tom the Great Sebastian (Thomas Wong). Above right, a commemorative illustration by Michael Thompson (a.k.a. Freestylee), Artist without Borders, 2011 (R.055). Courtesy of the estate of Michael Thompson Figures 3 and 4. Above left 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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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 2 Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure distribution across Jamaica, 1957–1963. The dot density (i.e., darker dots) on this map indicates multiple shops in one area. Designed by Tao Leigh Goffe, 2017 (Datawrapper) Figure 2. Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure More
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1 Albert Chong, Addressing the Chinese-Jamaican Business Community , 1992. Gelatin silver print, 30 × 40 in. Figure 1. Albert Chong, Addressing the Chinese-Jamaican Business Community, 1992. Gelatin silver print, 30 × 40 in. More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tzarina T. Prater This essay contributes to ongoing debates about cultural and national identity and belonging in Jamaica by taking up the primary trope of the “shop” as the sole site of black and Chinese interaction. Through analyzing the fiction and poetry of Easton Lee, the essay considers how...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth E. Sine This essay explores the making of a radical cultural politics amid the global crisis of the 1930s and 1940s through a study of the life and work of dancer Si-lan Chen. Born in Trinidad to Afro-Caribbean and Chinese parents, trained as a ballerina in Moscow, and an active supporter...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
...” LGBT individuals present to the nation. Chin's identity as a woman of Chinese and African descent calls into question a unitary identity or origin story for Caribbean subjects and asks which bodies are allowed to be legitimate citizens of the postindependence Caribbean. Chin's personal experiences are...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 20–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to many of the Chinese in the Caribbean in the early twentieth century, loses connections to the language, history, and land of his birth as he forges an identity in his new home. In an illumination of a history not explored, The Pagoda , with its multiple crossings of gender, race, and desire...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 98–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., secretary of state Lord Hobart secretly dispatched Kenneth MacQueen to captain a ship named Fortitude from Bengal, bound for Trinidad and carrying a cargo of Chinese workers and East India Company goods. When the ship and its cargo were seized for a breach of laws relating to the plantation trade, an...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2009
... different in the region.10 I use Asian as a collective identity for all the ethnic and racial groups who were introduced to the Caribbean from the Asian continent and subconti- nent. Where the discussion relates primarily to Indians or Chinese, I make specific reference. I propose that...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 56–76.
Published: 01 July 2015
... hinted at some immediate questions, other pressing Jamaican issues were evaded, particularly in a film featuring a half-Chinese villain with a Chinese entourage, in relation to the place of the island's Chinese minority within the new nation. Censuses showed that members of the seventy-thousand-strong...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 128–134.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of a still-life photograph focused around a picture or portrait of an ancestor. In the veneration of the past and of those who have come before us, I am African and I am Chinese. The past is our greatest teacher, if we can learn from it and not become its prey or its victim. 132  |  The...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... wii till di soil / An Babylon no share di spoil / Every day wi a suffer / Where is the love for the black child? / Mr Chin done have him own / Dem treat wi like dog an wi still no get no bone.” “Mr. (or Miss) Chin” is a generic name used by black Jamaicans to refer to persons of Chinese descent...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 99–109.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Testament) and Cuban popular culture (Tarot, Chinese Charade)—establishing connections among them. While elements of her imagery, particularly those linked to African mythologies, recall some of Wifredo Lam's (Cuba, 1902–82) works and, more specifically, those of Manuel Mendive (Cuba, 1944–), Morera's work...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American literature, American literature, the anglophone Caribbean, and gender and cultural studies. She is currently working on several articles and a book project on Jamaican Chinese literary and cultural production. L ara P utnam is a professor of Latin...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... conjuncture. The NSFU had been involved, for example, in campaigns against Chinese seafarers earlier in the decade, and it is worth noting that these attempts to exclude racialized minorities could be produced through international circuits of organizing. Thus in March 1914, Jimmie Henson, a district...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... “the much fuller array of concerns covered in [black diaspora studies'] Asian/American counterpart.” 20 Her suggestion raises a productive question about how much fuller the array of concerns in Caribbean Asian—Indian and Chinese—diaspora studies might actually be. Although research on Chinese in...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
... allied relatively distinct black, brown, and white Creole-speaking communities (not to men- tion certain Roman Catholic immigrants) while excluding Trinidad’s large Indian and Chinese populations. Smith refrains from declarative arguments and claims of superiority to prior...