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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 22–43.
Published: 01 July 2017
... for his subjects and collective recognition of difficult social realities. This essay argues that the artistic modality and political sensibility displayed in Jerry's graffiti can be productively read as participating in a form of “sympathetic education.” Jerry sees the urban landscape as a classroom...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 16–34.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Jane Bryce In a context of educational, social, and financial marginalization of artistic practice in the anglophone Caribbean, the high degree of self-motivation and resilience required of artists is often manifest in their work. This essay profiles one such artist, the young Vincentian Caroline...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Mindie Lazarus-Black The early history of legal education in the English-speaking Caribbean reflects a struggle for local identity and authenticity, while serving multiple states. Because schools are key locales for the making of docile bodies, West Indian lawyers experienced “subjection,” a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the juxtapositions of various voices this work examines how the legacy of black families in the Caribbean connects with the stories of European maritime `hero's, such as Frances Drake, Christopher Columbus, Walter Raleigh and James Cook. Images of state sanctioned and educational authorities are...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... through education and their involvement in associational politics, theater, and publishing. Tracing narratives of Indo-Muslim womanhood also emphasizes significant religious and class differences in participation in public life, suggesting the limitations of Hindu-centered interpretative devices. Coolie...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ghostly referent for inequalities facing nonblack children. Poor, disabled, English-language learners and students of color are, generally, more often talked about as suffering “like” black children. Black children are both the spectacle and the specters of educational discourse and juvenile justice. In...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 150–168.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Honor Ford-Smith This essay discusses decolonization, performance, and education in the 1970s in Jamaica and argues that embodied performances of humans existing at the margins of power are both compelling as and productive of new forms of knowledge because they teach us to challenge enduring...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2013) 17 (1 (40)): 96–242.
Published: 01 March 2013
...David Scott In a long interview, Scott and Orlando Patterson discuss the sociologist and novelist's childhood, education, public service, and books. OP : My parents split up when I was about two years old (after a long separation they came back together). So the dawn of consciousness for me...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., FONDAM. In the Port-Salut community, which was thankfully spared from this national catastrophe, FONDAM continues with its regular programs of reforestation and civic education. We thank you for your comprehension and your generous contributions. The Monnin Family www.fondam-haiti.org Small Axe...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 146–151.
Published: 01 November 2010
... political powers build the “femininity system” through, for exam- ple, little girls being taught embroidery as part of their education in postcolonial, post-French Haiti. The work looks at how certain values are maintained and trans- mitted from mothers to daughters: from my mother to me...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the self, nostalgia, authenticity, education and place through forms like the ethnographic object, diorama and chandelier. Materials are collected, decorated, scarred to amplify or designify the ethnographic object of its Orientalist markings. Glazes can be poured or thrown onto the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
... class positions and education, during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the Caribbean. 1 e assumption at work here is that general theoretical models about male texts and perspectives cannot be applied wholesale to nineteenth- and early-twentieth- century black male...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 174–185.
Published: 01 July 2011
... access to social privilege or educational opportunity. Like Thomas, he managed to distance himself from the working poor and enter the educated middle class by dint of determined self-improvement and a career as a schoolteacher. Like Thomas, he gained public 2 Laurence Breiner, Black Yeats...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... and how to conceptualize, position, and articulate their identities visvis the world. Smith’s book sheds light on four approaches to the world: learn- edness being defined through the acquisition of a “classical education,” Pan-Africanism, the publication of a grammar of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 March 2009
... definition, unfaithful. Reality . . . can’t be told or repeated. The only thing that can be done with reality is to invent it again. —Tomás Eloy Martínez, Santa Evita My education is and isn’t a product of the “disorderly year” of 1968,12 a year fissured by con- tradictions that have long since been...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that helped to define further action. It recognised the deplorable state of the health service, the importance of political education for national development, and the existence of discrimination against women in education, employment, and the law. It resolved the following: • That a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 76–84.
Published: 01 July 2016
... is damage control. Information command has ruined knowing and reading. —Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization The academic journal is in crisis. The task here, within the limits of a short essay for debate, is to explicate in the form of some notes the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
...  |  165 classical languages of elite education. Famously, Thomas taught himself Latin, Greek, and Spanish and perfected his French and Creole. He worked first as a rural school teacher and then as a civil servant, achieving status as a magistrate and school administrator. He gained international...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 February 2007
... involved in cultural activities and was a member of Hadzilawo, La Baye Folk group and Heritage Theatre Company. Christene Clarkson was born in Grenada in 1953 and holds a B.A. in education from the University of the West Indies, Mona. She has taught in both primary and secondary schools and has...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Small Axe Incorporated 2009 Contributors Terry Boddie is a mixed-media artist, photographer, and educator. He received his BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1989 and an MFA from Hunter College in 1997. His work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian, the Studio...