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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 142–150.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Jerry Philogene This essay questions the tensions between the problems of writing about Haitian art and the problem with writing about Haitian art. Within this framework it questions the recurring emphasis of Vodou, specifically considering essays from the catalogue Continental Shifts , which...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 151–164.
Published: 01 October 2008
... 2, the slave trade; act 3, the slave uprising that created Haiti; and act 4, the “endless migration” of post-occupation diaspora that continues into the present as an unfinished environmental and social revolution. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 On Reading Continental...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2016
... blocs. The field needs to help us address the following problems: relying on the insular metaphor to name a region whose population in large part inhabits continental land masses; making pan-Caribbean claims based on the knowledge (often partial) of only one linguistic zone; uncritically embracing...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that Pan-Africanism cannot form a sufficient basis for Negritude without sustained analysis of the cultural and historical evolution of both continental African and diasporic communities. Sainville’s historiographic intervention blurs the distinction between anti- and postcolonial thought, suggesting...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165–174.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Edward J. Sullivan This essay revisits the arguments in Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrié . The book's editor looks at how the volume (a mid-career survey of the Haitian artist) was conceived and at its contributions to the study of modern Haitian art and visuality. The author...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2016
...–20; and Michelle Stephens, “What Is an Island? Caribbean Studies and the Contemporary Visual Artist,” Small Axe , no. 41 (July 2013): 8–26. 24 See Peter Hulme, “Subversive Archipelagos: Colonial Discourse and the Break-Up of Continental Theory,” Colonial Discourse 14, nos. 36–38 (1989): 1...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
... American, and African diasporic frameworks of study, we might think that Caribbean studies is thoroughly embedded within an ocean studies model. However, even the contemporary turn to diaspora and globalization demonstrates a bias toward the Atlantic and its continental territories, over and above...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 85–91.
Published: 01 July 2016
... de caribeñidad por los paralelismos y las triangulaciones que se fueron construyendo entre islas y desde esas insularidades con las tierras mayores de los continentes más cercanos y más lejanos. Esas trayectorias resultaron ser transversales y crearon en torno a las revistas los primeros núcleos de...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 116–131.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to Yawney, he and the group he represented acknowledged the presence of Karudi and the other Jamaican elders there but explained that the group had chosen to move forward “devoid of the influence” of said elders. 65 Offering the perspective of some continental Africans who learned about Rastafari from...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
...; they spanned almost five hundred years, from the early fifteenth century to well into nineteenth century, and their reverberations can still be felt around us not only in the Americas but also in many other places around the globe, including continental Africa. Although the “proper” colonization of continental...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 123–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-referential space, with its own richness, rather than a space for struggle. For me, blackness is simply the lens through which I live as a Continental European. Blackness is me as fact . WM : Perhaps this is a good moment to talk about your art practice. There is a section on your website where your...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 52–57.
Published: 01 July 2016
... with Africa Is a Country . The blog grew out of my own obsessions with reporting and critiquing what passes for analysis about Southern Africa in Anglo-American media in particular (and would then be reproduced in South African media). While the blog has adopted a larger continental remit—with the arrival...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 160–167.
Published: 01 June 2008
... for material improvement, equality, and justice” (99). “We” might all be insular peoples, including some of the populations of the continental Caribbean, from New Orleans to Cartagena de Indias and Campeche to Salvador da Bahia. But perhaps “we” should not think of ourselves as insular...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 188–190.
Published: 01 November 2014
... aesthetics in Continental Europe and is now continuing his explorations at the Royal College of Art, London. He lives and works in Rotterdam. N adève M énard is a professor of literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of the Université d'Etat d'Haïti. Her research centers on the representation...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., since the implication was that all the islands of the region were under Spanish control. The main distinction seems to have been between insular and continental possessions. For example, the descriptions included by Columbus in his “Letter to Santángel” are all references to the challenges and pitfalls...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 180–198.
Published: 01 March 2017
... vision of a creolized world order implies a complete revision of linear systems of thought, those inherited from the European hegemon and that he terms “continental,” grounded as they are in a predominance of absolutes and fixities; he favors instead an alternative system of reflection, one that, drawing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ambiguity. Did Martí mean by it that America was a mestizo continent or just that “our part of it” was mestizo—whatever “our part” was taken to encompass? There are glimpses of a true American continentalism in Martí and Fernández Retamar, both admirers of many US writers, both aware of indigenous and black...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 100–107.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., used either as an insult or more and more rarely in its “erudite” sense. The decline in usage is contemporary to, if it did not result from, both decolonization and the influx of diasporic migrants into continental France beginning in the early 1960s. In 1962, President Charles de Gaulle created...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 175–178.
Published: 01 October 2008
... has published over twenty-five books and exhibition catalogues. Included among his most recent publications are Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrié (2007), The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas (2007), and the exhibition catalogue Fragile Demon...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 205–208.
Published: 01 March 2022
... recently of Ngũgĩ in the American Imperium (2021) and is currently finishing books on Descartes in his age’s political practice and thought and on the Renaissance as a stage in long continental and oceanic intercultural exchanges. K evon R hiney is assistant professor in the Department of Geography...