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Small Axe (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Small Axe (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Small Axe (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 (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 (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 (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2015
... institution in the French context allows us to offer some clues to Hall's difficult reception in this intellectual landscape. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 cultural studies critical institution disciplinary empires Birmingham Center In Figures of Dissent , Terry Eagleton suggests that “anyone...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and decolonial feminist discourses and ethics help us understand literary and cultural productions as insurgent practices that are central to tracking and reformulating notions of decoloniality and Afro-diasporic studies. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 Equatorial Guinea Latinx Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 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 dimensions...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 7–23.
Published: 01 July 2011
... complexity by being at once unabashedly productive of and beholden to local practices and standards while simultaneously referential of and strategic toward American and European sociopolitical modes.7 Similarly, cultural studies methodolo- gies have become increasingly prominent in Caribbean studies...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
...… . There is no doubt that the tobacco worker is a nonconformist who thinks and insists upon a new design for living” (92). For a landmark study of the culture of reading in tobacco workshops, see Aracely Tinajero, “El lector”: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010). 26...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., Visual Culture Reader , 37. 46 Paul Allatson, Key Terms in Latino/a Cultural and Literary Studies (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006), 94. 45 Naomi Klein, “Naomi Klein on How Corporate Branding Has Taken Over America,” Guardian , 16 January 2010. 44 Azoulay, Philosophy of Photography...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... on the history of Caribbean studies to consider possible new directions. Small Axe Inc. 2009 Further Travels Richard Price There is a force of exultation, a celebration of luck, when a writer finds himself a witness to the early morning of a culture that is defining itself, branch by branch, leaf...