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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Maja Horn This introduction traces critical concerns in Dominican gender and sexuality studies in the United States. It suggests applying a triangulated lens to the study of gender and sexuality, focusing not only on Dominican-Haitian cross-border and colonial relations but also on the role of US...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of interdisciplinary scholarship, including political theory, anthropology, and sociology, as well as critical race, gender, and sexuality studies. Furthermore, Horn intervenes in several fields. Within Dominican studies, she makes the rare juxtaposition with the anglophone and francophone Caribbean; in Latin American...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and developed in later essays, it examines the circulation of knowledge on gender and sexuality emanating from the crisis school. Highlighting the points of convergence found in government-sponsored policy studies, academic scholarship, and the newspaper column of a men's organization from Barbados, the essay...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 241–249.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Lisa Outar This essay offers a critical engagement with Rosamond S. King's Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination (2014), arguing that King enacts a ground-shifting interdisciplinary and translinguistic approach to the study of Caribbean sexualities and gender...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of Paradise: How I Became Latina , a memoir that merits attention in the broader fields of Latinx studies, Caribbean studies, Dominican studies, gender studies, race studies, and cultural studies. 4 Following Chicana feminists’ use of nonfiction writings as a discursive space in which the margins...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 57–69.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sees similarities in their ways of working and defining the female body and in their ways of using historical and contemporary references in the narratives in which they place these gendered bodies. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 contemporary art Latina artists gender studies This essay explores...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... processes through which by “dying into the text” of race (to use hooks’s language), diaspora studies forgoes a deeper understanding of the intersubjective relations of gender and sexual formation that shape both inter- and intra-racial relations of race.20 16 bell hooks...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Maja Horn This essay is a response to Carlos Ulises Decena's and Dixa Ramírez's reading of Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature (2014). As both discussants note, the study emphasizes the important task of multiplying the archives of Dominican literature...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., no. 1 (1993): 9. 70  |  Bustling across the Canada-US Border: Gender and the Remapping of the Caribbean across Place not need to be in ‘America’ to know it.”26 The idea of “America” was also compelling for the Caribbean women in this study who now make their homes in Canada, and while...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 179–188.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an engagement with the operations of silence in the work of Hilma Contreras and of racialized gender identity formation in the novel Erzulie's Skirt by Ana-Maurine Lara, Decena considers more horizons made possible by the opening in the study of Dominican literature that Horn traces. In addition to registering...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... This study shows how the pleasures and public intimacies enabled by these live performances do not come free, but rather work at times to reformulate long-held cultural understandings of things such as race, class, gender and sexuality, and at other times, to reinforce them. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Music...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Jamaica through an analysis of the 1951 Police Enquiry. Contrary to other work in anglophone Caribbean studies that highlights how subjects of same-gender intimacy and gender nonconformity creatively reconfigure the terms on which they are subject to various forms of violence, 10 by analyzing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth E. Sine This essay explores the making of a radical cultural politics amid the global crisis of the 1930s and 1940s through a study of the life and work of dancer Si-lan Chen. Born in Trinidad to Afro-Caribbean and Chinese parents, trained as a ballerina in Moscow, and an active supporter...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tavia Nyong'o This essay reviews two recent publications in the area of black music and sound studies—Julian Henriques's Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques, and Ways of Knowing (2011) and Alexander G. Weheliye's Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity (2005)—taking...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley; Matt Richardson This reflection argues that the oeuvre of Colin Dayan provides critical tools for the elaboration of black transgender studies. Specifically, the authors analyze the trial and imprisonment of black transgender activist CeCe MacDonald using Dayan's work...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., and an affiliated member of the ethnic studies department and the program in critical gender stud- ies. She is the author of Critical Terrains: French and British Orientalisms (1991), Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (1996), and the forthcoming Metaphors of Globaliza- tion...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 209–211.
Published: 01 July 2017
... journals, including Topia Journal of Cultural Studies, Social Justice, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Masculinities, Sexualities, South Asian Studies , and Alternatives . He edited the groundbreaking “Sexualities” issue of the Caribbean Review of Gender Studies . More information about his...
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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 (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 244–246.
Published: 01 November 2013
... fiction” created by anthropologists and literary writers from France, West Africa, and the Caribbean in response to colonial and postcolonial encounters. M ax H antel is a doctoral candidate in women's and gender studies at Rutgers University. His work has appeared in Rhizomes: Cultural Studies...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... an MFA in creative writing from Lesley University, Cambridge. Her work was shortlisted for the 2012 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. She was also a 2012 AWP Intro-Journal Award Fiction nominee. B everley M ullings is associate professor of geography and gender studies at Queen's University, Canada...