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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... identity in the postapartheid period. Through an analysis of her aesthetic practice, this essay examines the way the artist forges a transnational Afro-Asian feminist framework that links Africa, Asia, and the Americas by emphasizing the various forms of violence—state, domestic, sexual, racial, colonial...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to such a reading. However, in some ways she parts with that important strain of radical black political thought because the idea of possibility remains We might argue that contemporary black “feminist” scholars have asked us to notice the structure, infrastructure, and architecture of racism...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Tracy Robinson This essay explores the expansion of Jacqui Alexander's earlier concept of erotic autonomy through the motif of the Sacred in her new book, and her articulation of what could be described as a Caribbean feminist ethic that demands radical self-determination exercised within self...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 139–153.
Published: 01 October 2007
... in our various academic and activist locations, I build on this deployment of the Sacred to argue for a feminist pedagogy of the erotic as a form of liberatory politics within Women's Studies. Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Rethinking Interdisciplinarity: Meditations on the Sacred Possibilities...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Annalee Davis; Joscelyn Gardner; Erica Moiah James; Jerry Philogene This special section focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 151–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Heather Smyth Small Axe Incorporated 2002 “Roots beyond Roots”: Heteroglossia and Feminist Creolization in Myal and Crossing the Mangrove Heather Smyth continual preoccupation in Caribbean literary criticism has been the creolization of culture and language. Each...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michelle V. Rowley Why has the category “gender” not figured transformatively in anti-colonial resistance, or nationalist politics in the region? This is a question posed in this forum by literary scholar Natasha Barnes (1991). Despite the centrality that Caribbean feminists have accorded...
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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 (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Shanya Cordis Building on black and indigenous feminist scholarship, this essay examines the mutually constitutive processes of racial gendered violence and colonial dispossession undergirding Guyanese statecraft. Through an analysis of the colonial construction of the racial-sexual bodies...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yomaira C. Figueroa This essay contends that Caribbean conceptualizations of relation, understood through the theorizing and political organizing of women of color feminists, offer decolonial possibilities that enable radical remappings of the Afro-Atlantic. The essay argues that the political...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 65–80.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Mother Who Fathered Me . Smith identifies a governor’s wife as the instigator of the campaign, not the black Jamaican middle-class nationalist feminists who were responsible, yet his account has ascended to a form of academic folk knowledge that is oft repeated and rarely probed. As a valued resource...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of patriarchy and, at best, as a man caught between the feminist politics of the women in his life and the constraints of a male-centered Caribbean revolutionary and anticolonial tradition. By contrast, this essay argues that the feminism in the play must be read beyond James the man and instead in the context...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., the essay author revisits her hesitations regarding slavery’s archive and the stakes of approaching the silences of enslaved people in the records. Drawing on pivotal work in black feminist studies, this essay rearticulates the nuances of Saidiya Hartman’s “critical fabulation” to bring attention back...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 198–203.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Hazel V. Carby Reflecting on arguments and insights in the discussion essays by Eddie Chambers, Marisa Fuentes, and Marc Matera on the author’s Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands , this response essay focuses on the dilemma of black feminist critique, practice, methodology, and pedagogy...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 171–181.
Published: 01 July 2021
... mostly misses the emancipatory and at times radical aspects of James’s feminist thinking, which was developed most fully during his years in the United States (1938–52), the author allows that the omission appears to be not deliberate but an unintended consequence of Kamugisha’s faithful following...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that violence against enslaved women was central to Thistlewood’s Enlightenment thought and plantation management, in addition to considering the political stakes of choosing a language to describe his interactions with enslaved women. It proposes that antiracist feminist theory and art have the potential...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Dominicans to question formulations of LGBT civil rights activism driven by NGO resources. The essay contends that under neoliberal development, Santo Domingo’s LGBT Pride festivities, such as the Caravana del Orgullo Gay, come to overshadow long-standing Dominican feminist coalitions and collective...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Gabrielle Jamela Hosein This commentary on Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture contextualizes its themes and contribution through engagement with its creative nonfiction form. It places the text within the intellectual trajectory of Indo-Caribbean feminist historiography...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 89–99.
Published: 01 July 2019
.... But the bounty hunters get more than they bargained for when they finally come across the culprits—they discover that now the chickens abused by the poultry mogul are fighting back. Rich with feminist metaphor, this surreal short story emphasizes how even the most seemingly innocuous chicks can overcome...