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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 32–42.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Rocío Aranda-Alvarado Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Resonance: The Essence of the Playing Field Rocío Aranda-Alvarado Postmodernism is not a style but the tumultuous consequence of all styles, the place where the chapters in the history of art and folklore are crossed...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and absences in what Cecilia Green once referred to as “undocumented societies” that impelled me to the field. 2 Part of the project became to help assemble an archive and to witness—in the one case, the lived experience of dougla identities, and, in the other case, the subterranean memories...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Raphael Dalleo Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Authority and the Occasion for Speaking in the Caribbean Literary Field: Martin Carter and George Lamming Raphael Dalleo The dismantling of the colonial system and the emerging dominance of the postcolonial in the decades following...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... academic function in American institutions of higher learning suggests, first, that this work is of value not only to the profession but, more specifically, to emerging fields of study, as well as for the political and social contributions it makes to a larger public audience. Second, I want to argue...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 18–32.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Dashiell Moore In Caribbean Literature and the Public Sphere (2011), Raphael Dalleo draws on the concept of the field to note that Caribbean writers often “operate within a constrained set of possibilities governed by certain historically determined rules . . . from accommodation to opposition...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jorge L. Giovannetti This essay advances the definition of Caribbean studies as a practice . Rather than understanding this field of study as a preconceived category open for arbitrary self-appointment, a Caribbeanist practice should be something “which in fact happens (and can be shown to have...
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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 (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Silvio Torres-Saillant This essay sustains that to earn credibility as a field seeking academic identity de lege , Hispanic Caribbean studies must address the legacy of the colonial past that keeps people in the Antillean world from communicating productively across national borders and language...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 186–204.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the authority of the slave past in contemporary black life—and the first to explore that subject in the field of contemporary art. Best notes that when we reverse the thesis of slavery's afterlife and reconceptualize it as the basis for a historiography of slavery, we can tend also to hypostatize aspects...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 47–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Aaron Kamugisha; Aaron Kamugisha This essay provides a meditation on the field of Caribbean intellectual history. Commencing with a reflection on the second edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta 1976), the essay proceeds to outline the contours of the field through a consideration...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the significance of its publication venue. Donnell attends to Baugh's own standing in the highly charged field of Caribbean literary criticism as a critic of both Walcott and Naipaul, and acknowledges his creative contribution to this field as a poet. She also considers how, in the years between the original...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Anthony Bogues Arguing that An Intellectual History of the Caribbean is an important text in the emerging field of Caribbean intellectual history, this essay suggests that missing from this important text is the working through of an intellectual history that grapples with black religious practices...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Carine Mardorossian The Martinican philosopher, psychiatrist, and social revolutionary Frantz Fanon is considered one of the pioneering figures of postcolonial studies. As an icon of postcolonialism, an increasingly institutionalized field, Fanon has thus come to be associated with what...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... establishing a national memorial centre in Paris). While many critics have focused on Glissant's influence on postcolonial studies, this article assesses his importance in the burgeoning field of cultural memory. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Edouard Glissant and the Art of Memory Bonnie Thomas Our...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 22–39.
Published: 01 March 2013
... politics but also the touchlines of the modern political field. This essay engages questions related to the function of geography in black political thought, to diaspora, to the significance of space, and to the possible readings of the postcolonial moment, as well as the political salience of sound...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 45–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Meredith N. Robinson As part of the larger project of assessing the relationship between the Francophone Caribbean and the contemporary world, this article addresses how Francophone Caribbean film is presently impacting the field on a local, regional and international level. This article first...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... L. R. James's varied coteries throughout Italy, the author argues that James's methodological innovations in the field of slave historiography were central to the formulation of strategies of refusal and flight eventually popularized in Hardt and Negri's Empire . These methodological homologies...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
... historiographical traditions deeply ingrained in the rise of the fields of medical history and black Atlantic studies have created distorting, and seemingly unconnected, narratives around medicine and corporeality. Arguing that black understandings about health, disease, and healing practices were not only widely...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 161–174.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Carlos Ulises Decena; Fátima Portorreal Liriano A tribute to the pioneering scholar E. Antonio (Tony) Yaguarix De Moya, this essay celebrates De Moya’s contributions to the study of sexuality and marginality in Dominican society by dwelling on key aspects of his scholarly output in this field...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the growing field of Afro-Latinx feminism. It highlights issues that are central to current and revisionist discussions of Latina and Dominican gender, ethno-racial, and cultural identity. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Raquel Cepeda New York City Afro- dominicana memoir This book...