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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reveals a particular investment in a specific way of being human and questions what such investments mean for black liberation, gender relations, and power/knowledge. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Masculinity studies feminist theory A number of questions might well be raised about the now...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2016
... rife with internal diversity and a checkered history, and urges serious consideration of the interlaced human landscape pervading the region. continentality synecdochical knowing tellurian geography insular metaphor © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 At the behest of the City University of New York...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 46–62.
Published: 01 June 2007
... contested through certain cinematic depictions of dread. Small Axe Incorporated 2007 “Whether Beast or Human”: The Cultural Legacies of Dread, Locks, and Dystopia Kevin Frank Ab s t r a c t : Analyzing the ongoing problem of Caribbean racial exploitation, particularly fear signi...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 99–114.
Published: 01 July 2018
... resources in the struggle for civil and human rights. Dominican LGBT activists also simultaneously challenge who and what universalized concepts of the human and citizen can encompass. Early on in the HIV pandemic, Dominican lesbians and gay men worked together to ensure the provision of services to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gérarde Magloire-Danton Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Anténor Firmin and Jean Price‐Mars: Revolution, Memory, Humanism Gérarde Magloire-Danton aiti’s radical revolution, which, as Anténor Firmin incisively put it, “aff ected the economic system and moral order of all European...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “gender' plays in Frantz Fanon's work by revisiting his engagement with Mayotte Capécia's Je Suis Martiniquaise. For post-colonial subjects the assertion of one's humanity is simultaneously a claim of one's value. While, Caribbean feminists have deployed gender as the primary category through which a...
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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)): 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 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... optimism that democracy is the means of producing radical change in the region and given antidemocratic sentiments among the people, expressed most powerfully in low value for the human in the Jamaican context. Using Meeks's premise that ethical questions are at the heart of radical change, the essay...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 199–207.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rest of the not-Haiti world to imagine and accept Haitians as somehow other than human. It is this positioning of Haiti at the extreme poles of the human condition that Glover calls into question in Haiti Unbound . In this essay, she attempts to respond to and push further the insightful points of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 166–181.
Published: 01 November 2013
... history best seen from the experience of Caribbean societies and peoples. Third, that anthropology has the capacity to provide us with the necessary moral optimism to rethink the relation between plurality and universalism that grounds the human condition, but to do so we must first rescue the concepts of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... standards of presumably universal human relevance. Trouillot's important intervention in Western conceptions of history and historiography in Silencing the Past notwithstanding, the essay argues that the distinction he draws between “historicity 1” and “historicity 2” betrays his struggle with the continued...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... most important unpublished nonfiction work by an anglophone Caribbean intellectual and is the major guide to the transition in Wynter's thought between her work mainly on the Caribbean and black America in the 1960s and 1970s and her theory of the human from the early 1980s onward. Not only does the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 98–105.
Published: 01 July 2016
... often remain invisible in our culture of individual authorship; and to emphasize the moments during this work when “care,” a concept the author develops throughout the essay, is imperative to a humane process in producing an academic publication. Small Axe ethics affect There were many...
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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)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
... discourse about fieldwork by articulating and refining the untheorized practices of fieldwork in the humanities. It situates literary fieldwork in relation to practices of literature, area studies, anthropology, and trauma studies. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 This is how she would come to know a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 186–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Mark Raymond Architecture is a form of cultural production that evolves as a response to fundamental human needs and desires and to the economic, social, and political circumstances that triangulate broader culture. If in mapping our understanding of the location and nature of Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
...David Scott This essay inquires into the uses of Haiti and its revolution as emblematic for contemporary theory. It raises a question about the new “philosophic” construction of Haiti—and its revolution—as an originary or exemplary moment of “human rights,” less to impugn universality as such than...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Dayan and Ghachem's very different representations of the Code Noir and the Lejeune case helps illuminate the (ever more visibly) political stakes of Dayan's long-standing critique of the conversional logic through which both the slavery of old and the penal incarceration of today have “turned humans...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... studies and their relationship to this contradiction, compares the deployment of culture and identity in Afro and Indo/Asian diaspora studies, and suggests that looking at the differences and compatibilities between material bodies (diasporic humans and their made objects) and immaterial bodies (diasporic...