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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Nicole Roberts Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Haitian and Dominican E/migration and the (Re)construction of National Identity in the Poetry of the Third Generation Nicole Roberts Nous allons vers un monde de nulle part. Cette marche forcée vers un monde uniforme a quelque chose...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 195–205.
Published: 01 November 2020
... not mark the closing of an engagement with the history of the 1960s, of the history of black and Caribbean radicalism in Montreal, of the history of the Congress of Black Writers—and of those earlier generations. For Austin, the history of the Congress of Black Writers remains a part of a dynamic memory...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in reflecting on where we are speaking from, but also when we are speaking from, as a question of temporality and generational positioning. Caribbean theorists, writers, artists, and activists offer us productive theoretical interrogations of the convergent and divergent crossroads that constitute “now...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Faith Smith Maureen Warner-Lewis’s extraordinary body of cultural criticism proposes a new temporal engagement with the place of the African continent in the Caribbean. Her work and career suggest some of the dispositions of the Mona Generation (UWI) of the mid-1960s to early 1970s. Read against...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 2 The Spanish officers General Resóplez, Colonel Cetáceo, and Colonel Andaluz are series regulars, always ridiculed and foiled. Still from Elpidio Valdés contra dólar y cañón (1983) More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 4 Anonymous, “GIRL—for cocking and general housework,” 1922, newspaper clipping on paper, 8.5 × 11 in. Records of the Panama Canal, National Archives at College Park, MD. National Archives and Records Administration. More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of intergenerational responsibility that shape climate adaptation, and they examine the shifting meaning of technology to regional identity. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 Norman Girvan climate adaptation generation technology Since the signing of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 6 Abelardo Rodríguez Urdaneta, Caonabo , date unknown. Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. Photograph by Kurt Schnitzer (Conrado), 1940. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo More
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 1 Private Ross E. Melvin, “Sketch of Part of Road Where an Auto Accident Happened,” 10 May 1922. Record Group 125: Records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (Navy), 1799–1953; National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Les battements des ailes des papillons peuvent déclencher des tornades au tour du monde ( The Flapping of the Wings of Butterflies Can Generate Violent Storms around the World ), 2014. Wood and textiles; 200 cm × various widths. DakArt Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain de Dakar Senegal More
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of Captain Cipriani , and its generally positive reception in the Caribbean. We then turn to the “outbreak of democracy” represented by the Trinidad general strike in 1937 and James's attempt to rally solidarity with this and subsequent rebellions elsewhere while in the imperial metropole itself as a leading...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... an investigation of the role of anthropological knowledge within Caribbean Studies. As such, Travels opens a window on the anthropological contribution to more general debates about nation-building throughout the circum-Caribbean. The author tracks anthropology's disciplinary history vis-à-vis the Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to the generous and generative prodding of Wayne Marshall and Tsitsi Ella Jaji, allows the author to further explicate its roots in response to traditional notions of “roots” and emergent discourses of black futurity. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Afrofuturism creolization technopoetics...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 50–65.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in the conjunction of past, present, and future through the registers of diagnostician and participant in political mobilization. The author argues that Rodney’s analogy of the historian as medical doctor generates a critique of romantic depictions of the African past and draws on the language of Marxism to track...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Chelsea Stieber This essay analyzes the genre of mémoire produced by gens de couleur (free people of color) within the colonial and military bureaucracy of revolutionary Saint-Domingue. Building on recent scholarship on Toussaint Louverture’s 1802 “Mémoire du général Toussaint Louverture...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 179–188.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Michelle V. Rowley Taking Andil Gosine’s invitation in Nature’s Wild: Love, Sex, and Law in the Caribbean (2021) to consider the possibilities of animality, this essay sits with the two valences that are potentially inherent in his framing—first, that we reassess the generative possibilities...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to labor for large-scale foreign-owned employers tended to generate social boundaries and ideologies of racial difference. Such cases have set the paradigm for scholars' understanding of Caribbean migration. Meanwhile, diffuse migrations toward dispersed opportunity—an equally or more common pattern...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
... generations of writers and political figures. Most notably, I will show the ways in which his legacy can be traced in the work of the contemporary Caribbean philosopher and poet Edouard Glissant, whose brand of transnationalism in Le discours antillais develops the ramifications of Fanon's thought in a way...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Patricia Mohammed This essay examines the problem of being Asian in the Caribbean, Asian referring generically to settled groups originating from the sub-continent of Asia. The essay traces how demographic minority status and religious difference have historically led to the process of becoming...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 22–39.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Richard Iton Drawing on recordings by Chic and Funkadelic, and more generally on the affective dimensions of black popular culture, this essay considers the relationship between teleological and reflexive conceptions of black politics and black political thought. Teleological approaches to black...