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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 (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2006). 1 Alexander G. Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014), 42. See also Natasha Barnes, “Reluctant Matriarch: Sylvia Wynter and the Problematics...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of appropriations of his oeuvre, the epistemological range of which was highlighted, as was its capacity to function as political praxis, and its potential contributions to feminist theories of intersectionality. 17 This latter aspect is particularly interesting because of its recurrence in the French context...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
... are often found in separate fields of inquiry. 8 Building on Caribbean theories of relation through the theorizing and political organizing of women of color feminists (many of whom are of Caribbean heritage) offers decolonial imperatives that can shape methodological and practical approaches to thinking...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of the publication of my second book, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human , I find that the first text seems far removed from my current thinking, with regard to the objects of analysis, yet also proximate in terms of its conceptual underpinnings. 2...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 239–242.
Published: 01 November 2020
... is an associate professor in the Department of Gender and Women s Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Her research and teaching interests include feminist theory, black masculinities, and gender-based politics in the African diaspora. She is the author...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... gestures toward other ways or modes of affiliation: it represents a desire for an “Elsewhere,” for cross-racial, cross-national, cross-gender, or cross-sexual identifications or moments of solidarity. Condé's novel anticipates queer diaspora theory inaugurated by scholars such as David Eng, among others...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Phanuel Antwi Rereading dub poetry under the pressures of and with the resources of black feminist and queer theory, and treating the practice of dub poetry as a production of a sound archive, one that embodies and aurally animates the intimacies of the black Atlantic, this essay highlights...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 1–23.
Published: 01 July 2022
... as decolonial practices by dislocating the socially prescribed binding between performance and affect. Using the theories of Saidiya Hartman, José Esteban Muñoz, and Juana María Rodríguez, and connecting to the work of Rocío Zambrana on strategies that address the island’s colonial legacy, the essay explores...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
... it is prohibited.” 7 Mourning is a part of the “wake work” necessary to counter the power of representing vulnerable black lives and an exercise to envision a different future. 8 Jennifer Nash “beautifully” describes the “ethical and political practice” of black feminist theory’s “preoccupation...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... mobilized racialized spatial geographies that facilitate the assimilation of indigenous territories and bodies. In advancing a “Caribbean feminist voice,” a historically situated feminist theory that necessarily intersects with difference and the politics of identity, Caribbean scholar Patricia...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...—in object, but also in theory and practice. In other words, when women are doing the performing, how are we writing about it? And when they aren't, are we still theorizing and analyzing gender? What's feminist—what could be feminist—about sound studies, even when it doesn't “take on” woman as object...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 139–153.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of this topic, see Becky Ropers-Huilman, Feminist Teaching in Theory and Practice: Situat- ing Power and Knowledge in Post-structural Classrooms (New York, London: Teachers College Press, 1998) for her discussion on how feminist teachers navigate identity and authority within the classroom. 18...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 115–127.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of both feminist theory and social reality from a standpoint at once inside and outside their determinations. . . . Such an eccentric point of view . . . [is] a position of resistance and agency.” 10 Again, while I do not accord a feminist critical perspective to Montez’s public and filmic appearances...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
... is undoubtedly a seminal contribution to transnational feminist theory, mine is circumscribed to understanding her place in the articulation of a Caribbean feminist ethic. The first chapter of Pedagogies (the previously published 1997 essay), calls for Carib- bean women’s...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 202–204.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human (2014). Currently he is working on two projects. The first, “Modernity Hesitant: The Civilizational Diagnostics of W. E. B. Du Bois and Walter Benjamin,” tracks the different ways these thinkers imagine the marginal as central to the workings...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 October 2006
... with a PhD in interdisciplinary women and gender studies from the University of Warwick. Her research interests focus on gender and youth expressive cultures in the African world, cultural studies, and feminist theory and politics. Dionne M. R. C. Benjamin-Smith studied at the College...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 131–142.
Published: 01 March 2023
... renaissance” exemplifies the Black feminist theories that Joseph-Gabriel astutely weaves into her book. And her attention to the future orientation of Césaire’s work recalls Tina Campt’s question, “What is the ‘tense’ of a black feminist future?” For Campt, a Black feminist future’s tense “is a tense...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 1 Elizabeth Pillow and Wanda St. Pierre, eds., Working the Ruins: Feminist Poststructural Theory and Methods in Education (New York: Routledge, 2000), 2. small axe 31 • March 2010 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2009-040 © Small Axe, Inc. 2  |  Whose Time Is It? Gender and Humanism in Contemporary...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., “Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female,” Meridians 8, no. 2 (2008): 166–76; and Kimberlé Crenshaw, “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Anti-racist Politics,” University of Chicago Legal Forum 140, no. 1...