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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1. Still from Richard Fung's Dal Puri Diaspora , 2012 Figure 1. Still from Richard Fung's Dal Puri Diaspora, 2012 More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Still from Dal Puri Diaspora , 2012; 80:25, Canada Still from Dal Puri Diaspora, 2012; 80:25, Canada More
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... evolved in the context of current discussions of black cross-culturality and diaspora. New concerns have emerged about the relevance of US notions of race and blackness for describing the cultures, experiences, and identities of members of other diasporic populations. Also, gender and sexuality still...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 100–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michelle Stephens Small Axe Incorporated 2005 BOOK DISCUSSION: THE PRACTICE OF DIASPORA Th e Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism, Brent Hayes Edwards. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-674-01103-1 Disarticulating...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michael Hanchard Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Translation, Political Community, and Black Internationalism: Some Comments on Brent Hayes Edwards’s The Practice of Diaspora Michael Hanchard rent Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora is an important text, expanding and com...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Nadi Edwards Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Diaspora, Difference, and Black Internationalisms Nadi Edwards rent Hayes Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism is in many ways an answer to Earl Lewis’s cogent ques...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
...T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Erasures and the Practice of Diaspora Feminism T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting hat would it mean though to stake out a ‘silenced’ genealogy of Négritude through the transnational intellectual circuits of African...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Catherine Amidon Small Axe Incorporated 2004 From Jamaica to the Diaspora Catherine Amidon he Jamaican pavilion at the Forty-Ninth Biennial in Venice was the result of the eff orts of a small group of individuals to bring Jamaican art into a major interna- tional...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rhonda Frederick This essay asks, What can a romance novel teach us about being in a Caribbean diaspora? Can this genre offer insight into how Jamaicans living outside of Jamaica come to know themselves as “Jamaican” and as part of a Jamaican diaspora? It tackles these questions by putting the form...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 164–172.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Nadia Ellis This essay explores Deborah Thomas's remarkable new book, Exceptional Violence , in light of the critical inheritance of the term diaspora and the status of grief in relation to Jamaica's repertoire of violence. Focusing on two examples of spectacularized violence that Thomas reads in...
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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 (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 (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Samantha Pinto This essay argues that there has been a subtle revolution in African diaspora studies that is emerging across very recent scholarship. Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) is part of a larger movement in the field of black diaspora...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 36–52.
Published: 01 March 2012
... more vexed state of being. Similarly, this essay suggests that Breath, Eyes, Memory is more ambivalent about the reach of Haitian memories and national identity. © Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Desiring Diaspora: “Testing” the Boundaries of National Identity in Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... that is well placed to historicize the ways the diaspora is approached, and one that can also engage reflexively with how contributions in the field have created the conditions of possibility for the current official romance with diaspora. Similar observations were shared by Hilary Beckles in the...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 213–227.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Focusing specifically on the challenges we face in writing black diaspora art history, what makes their commentaries valuable for me is the element of dialogic engagement whereby their differential viewpoints draw attention to future possibilities in the field without losing sight of the conflicted past...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that when we reject the Isthmian Canal Commission’s relegation of black women to the category of pornographic “freak” pleasures, we can recover historical subjects not as static extensions of the imperial archive but as embodiments of the overlapping and mobile zones of the Caribbean diaspora. Through...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2009
... we invite fiction as well as nonfiction, poetry, interviews, visual art, and book discussions. vii Preface: Diasporas of the Imagination 29 David Scott July 2009 Blackness Unbound: Interrogating...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Jocelyne Guilbault Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Audible Entanglements: Nation and Diasporas in Trinidad’s Calypso Music Scene Jocelyne Guilbault n 1963 the Mighty Sparrow was crowned calypso king when he performed the song “Kennedy.” In newly independent Trinidad, this...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Jana Evans Braziel In her contribution, Braziel resists Torres-Saillant's valorization of diaspora as the anti-dote to national paradigms. As an organizing rubric, “Caribbean diaspora” obscures nationality, class, race, gender, sexuality, and political economy as striating diasporas and diasporic...