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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Aaron Kamugisha This article critically appraises the wealth of cultural criticism and epistemological developments in the study of Caribbean societies now increasingly grouped under an emerging discipline termed Caribbean cultural studies. It advances the claim that the critical study of Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Shalini Puri Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Beyond Resistance: Notes Toward a New Caribbean Cultural Studies Shalini Puri he noted anthropologist Peter Wilson, in his 1973 book Crab Antics,¹ observed in Caribbean societies a fundamental and structuring tension between...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Shalini Puri Reflecting on the methodology for the author's forthcoming book, The Grenada Revolution in the Caribbean Present: Operation Urgent Memory , this essay argues for the importance of fieldwork in Caribbean literary and cultural studies and contributes to the development of a shared public...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... studies, not only toward sound studies but toward feminist studies. Vazquez's work, alongside that of Edwin Hill, Shana Redmond, and Tsitsi Jaji (among others), pushes black cultural studies in new directions via feminist inquiry and methodologies, as well as via the basic inclusion of women as subjects...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Michelle Stephens Looking back at the dialogue between Black British Cultural Studies and African American Studies that occurred during the 1980s and 1990s, when Stuart Hall first asked the question, “What is this black in black popular culture?” this article explores how that conversation has...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Aisha Khan In Atlantic world diaspora studies, culture and identity have been foundational concepts in analysis of the meaning and significance of diaspora. This essay argues that the centrality of these concepts is signal in reproducing a contradiction in diaspora theory that undermines its...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 198–212.
Published: 01 July 2012
... feast of scraps, not only productively reframe histories of modernism in light of structuralist, postcolonial, and cultural studies, but also point toward a new agenda for the description of African diasporic art and, more broadly, for art history's approaches to questions of racial and sexual...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 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 As I flip through one of Stuart Hall's early essays, “Minimal...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Espinet's The Swinging Bridge , characterize the black Atlantic's colonial history as an outstanding debt. Collectively, they demonstrate that this past continues to overdetermine the transnational present. This assertion challenges cultural studies' tendency to parse “the colonial,” “the postcolonial,” and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2019) 23 (2 (2)): 123–131.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann This essay examines important contributions made by Dixa Ramírez’s book Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present (2018) to Dominican, Caribbean, and African diaspora literary and cultural studies. It argues...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 78–87.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Kobena Mercer Contrary to the view that Stuart Hall's involvement in the visual arts was a supplement to his work in cultural studies and political analysis, this reflection addresses key continuities that connect his 1970s writings on racism and the media with the enlivening impact that the hybrid...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 106–114.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Kuan-Hsing Chen Journals have played a central role in the formation of intellectual communities throughout Asia since modern times. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies : Movements , launched in 2000, is no exception, except that it has attempted to connect with local intellectual circles and to build a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 213–227.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Kobena Mercer Proposing Bakhtin's dialogical principle as a guiding light for cross-cultural studies in art historical research on the diasporic formation of Afro-modernism, Kobena Mercer's discussion essay highlights the value of his postformalist outlook as he responds to commentaries by Eddie...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... lasting effects, have been foregrounded in different ways by historians Richard Lee Turits and Lauren Derby, anthropologist Christian Krohn-Hansen, literary/cultural studies scholar Silvio Torres-Saillant, and myself, among others. 6 Torres-Saillant in fact provocatively argues for the (homo)sexual...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
... studies rather than area studies, given the former's focus on the geography rather than culture; the notion of a repeating, fractal island form rather than the isolated desert isle of colonial discourse; relationality rather than difference in defining Caribbean identities; and the visual traces of these...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and cultural production of the 1920s and 1930s. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 Pan-Africanism Walrond Sylvester Williams Cape Town Caribbean In April 1904, a Trinidadian newspaper reported to its readers that it had received a copy of the syllabus for Wooding's Private Preparatory School in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 27–42.
Published: 01 July 2013
... develop a program of study that would be geared toward identifying these sorts of “Africanisms” throughout the circum-Caribbean more generally. 20 These scholars were attempting to understand the expressive cultural practices of, in this case, Jamaican society as elements of an African cultural...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 94–104.
Published: 01 October 2008
... the past two decades, situating developments in their socioeconomic and political context and considering them in relation to the international art trade. Central to the study is the work of Mario Benjamin, Maxence Denis, and Edouard Duval Carrié, but sections of the article are also devoted to women...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... sciences. Excepting Myal 's Ella, who turns to teaching rather than research, Brodber's female protagonists all at some point turn to postgraduate study—social psychology for Nellie and forms of anthropology for Louisiana 's Ella and for Queenie—in an effort to “work out” their own cultural questions and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
... hitherto most of the researches in this area have been conducted by visiting social scientists from the United States or Britain, and have been guided by theories and themes of interest developed in studies of societies and cultures outside the British Caribbean.” 1 Smith, as he meant to underscore, was...