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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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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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. Figure 4. Anonymous, “GIRL—for cocking and general housework,” 1922 More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario This essay—a response to a discussion of the author's 2014 book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon —focuses on the importance of generations, intellectual genealogies, iconicity, and the afterlives of Puerto Rican poet and writer Julia de Burgos...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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, as...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
... 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... 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 in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Demetrius L. Eudell This essay illustrates how Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis” reconceptualizes the question of labor as it relates to the history of blacks in the Americas and generally to the being of Being Human. It does so by situating Wynter's distinctive intervention within the context...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 79–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Katherine McKittrick This essay studies Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis” and draws attention to the ways plantocratic systems generated black creative activities that rebelled against the tenets of white supremacy and its attendant order of consciousness. Building on Wynter's insights, the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 45–51.
Published: 01 July 2016
... that confluence, it had to be broad based and rooted in the stridency of demand and the humility of exchange. TBS relaunched in 2012, and its new editor, Louis Chude-Sokei, saw his challenges as, first, making sure the journal did not die, and second, alerting scholars—particularly of his generation...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 113–128.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nijah Cunningham As the recent revival of Sylvia Wynter's scholarship has commanded the attention of a younger generation of scholars, the special section of Small Axe dedicated to her “forgotten” work provides an occasion to reconsider the prehistory to her theory of the human. Rather than simply...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 129–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
... is crucial; without it the ideological fictions of the contemporary world order that consign the vast majority of its population to a subhuman status remain uncontested and grow every generation in weight and power. Thanks to David Scott and Todne Thomas for their insightful comments on this...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... that (in Caribbean studies) this work began with concerted efforts by scholars, institution builders, and editors such as Sandra Pouchet Paquet, and still continues some two generations later. However, given the nature of this work and the length of time it has continued, it is critical that we...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 106–114.
Published: 01 July 2016
... multilayered international network in the region to overcome divisions and boundaries produced by the history of neo/colonialism and the cold war. Over the past sixteen years, the journal work has generated an archive of knowledge, a society, and a consortium of institutions to organize a biennial conference...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... registers, the essay begins with the author's analytic and affective responses to the book, before posing some questions it raises. Specifically, it asks for further explorations of our understanding of the publics generated by performances of Cuban music, in particular publics that might be critical or...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 185–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Alexandra T. Vazquez hopes that her Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) can be a historical contribution to the work now being done in the fresh waves of Miami studies. At the generous urging of reviewers Alejandra Bronfman, Celeste Fraser Delgado, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the Grenada Revolution, and Gray's underestimation of the importance of the generation born in the 1950s and 1960s for contemporary Caribbean social sciences and the humanities. Meeks then engages with Thame's proposal that there is potential for renewal in what Meeks describes, in Critical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
... briefly refers to two generative moments in the history of Caribbean studies: one in the 1950s framed around M. G. Smith's A Framework for Caribbean Studies and another in the 1970s framed around Kamau Brathwaite's “Caribbean Man in Space and Time.” The point in considering these moments in the figuring...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 255–273.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Dorothy C. Rowe Born in British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1936, a resident of London in the 1950s, and dividing his time between London and New York since the late 1960s, Frank Bowling is one of the foremost artists of his generation. As a pioneer of abstraction during the 1960s, his work as both a...