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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2015
... institutionalization of critical theories. I now return, therefore, to the question of institutional practice. To inscribe critical thinking in institutional structures is, it seems to me, to incur two risks: first, there is the risk that critique becomes a sort of political orthodoxy. The danger, in other words...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... postslavery subjects) that could provide insight into the formation and stabilization of human cultural orders. “Black Metamorphosis” can therefore be seen as an earlier elaboration of what she later identified as the laws of human auto-institution, the process by which humans performatively enact our...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Joan Saunders Beyond the traditional work that journals and editors are responsible for, the editors of Small Axe and Anthurium have also undertaken institution building through knowledge production. This might well be the kind of development of communications networks that Hardt and Negri...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Chris Moffat This essay examines the relationship between a radical politics and the institution of the archive through a history of the George Padmore Institute (GPI), a community archive attached to New Beacon Books in London. Focusing on the life and thought of John La Rose (1927–2006...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tezeru Teshome; K. Wayne Yang Drawing from Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being , this essay uncovers the ontological eradication of “black child” in institutions of school and juvenile justice. This eradication is rooted in sexualized violence and the ungenderings of black...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... power, antiblack racism, and perceived accommodation to the island's dependency on the economic, cultural, and political institutions of the world system. A myriad of dissident organizations, personalities, and social forces challenged this dependency and rejected the unapologetic “coloniality of power...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jennifer L. Morgan From the moment of its introduction into the Atlantic world, hereditary racial slavery depended on an understanding that enslaved women’s reproductive lives would be tethered to the institution of slavery. At the same time, few colonial slave codes explicitly defined the status...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... institutions in Jamaica might tell us about the literary 1950s. Beginning by rethinking the historiographical gaze toward London, the author then raises key questions about what the narrative of the founding of the English department at the University College of the West Indies and the work of Focus magazine...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 31–52.
Published: 01 November 2020
... but rather as a flexible tool employed to face situations of economic and institutional precariousness, extending the outcomes of each project beyond its original temporality and audience. Perhaps the best example of this interest in challenging the traditional role attributed to artists comes from...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 98–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lisa Lowe In Reconstructing Womanhood , Hazel Carby showed us that reading lost histories required the deconstruction of liberal institutions and ideologies that had worked to render them illegible. My contribution takes up this dimension of Carby's work as I discuss the place of the...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Maeve McCusker In an interview which took place in the Maison Française, Oxford, on 10 May 2008, the day instituted by the Chirac government to commemorate the crime of slavery, Patrick Chamoiseau discusses his attempts to raise consciousness of slavery among young Antilleans. He reflects on his...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Peter James Hudson Although the historical impact of banking and financial institutions on the formation of the contemporary Caribbean has been profound and pervasive, the historical writing on banking and finance in the Caribbean has largely been neglected and marginalized. This essay explores the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... trajectory of institutions, practices, social structures, and ideas in the country, and yet scholars writing about the period face a range of empirical and methodological challenges. Both older work and recent research, however, illuminates greatly this important period and offers examples for future...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Anne Garland Mahler In 1968, Nicolás Guillén Landrián, Afro-Cuban filmmaker and nephew of poet Nicolás Guillén, was commissioned by the Cuban Film Institute to make a didactic documentary on the Havana Greenbelt agricultural campaign. Instead, Guillén Landrián used this film, Coffea arábiga , to...
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Small Axe (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 (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
... changes are taking place not simply through the workings of national institutions, such as schools and cultural life, but also through the circulation of assemblages of judges and lawyers, leaders, international nongovernmental organizations, and consultants who provide a certain level of expertise toward...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
...D. Alissa Trotz; Beverley Mullings Drawing on the way international financial institutions, development organizations, and the state have “discovered” the investment possibilities of diasporic populations, this essay suggests new directions for a reinvigorated approach to Caribbean studies, one...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Above and page 77: Stuart Hall at the Partisan coffee house, Soho, London, circa 1958–59. Photograph by Roger Mayne. Courtesy Raphael Samuel Archive, Bishopsgate Institute, London Above and page 77: Stuart Hall at the Partisan coffee house, Soho, London, circa 1958–59. Photograph by Roger Mayne More
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 October 2006
.... She is the director of the Institute of Caribbean Studies and coordinator of the University’s Inter- national Reggae Studies Centre, an academic project she initiated. She is the author of Noises in the Blood: Orality, Gender and the ‘Vulgar’ Body of Jamaican Popular Culture (1993), and Sound...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 248.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., where she also runs a project entitled “Th e Postcolonial Presence in the European Union” in the Institute for International Integration Studies. Her research interests include questions of Caribbean identity, culture, and resistance; discourses of terrorism; gender and feminism...