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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 106–114.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Kuan-Hsing Chen Journals have played a central role in the formation of intellectual communities throughout Asia since modern times. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies : Movements , launched in 2000, is no exception, except that it has attempted to connect with local intellectual circles and to build...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
... colonial discourse. Through it, Thomas and other Afro-Caribbean intellectuals shaped the perception and material reality of their individual, ethnic, and national communities. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 BOOK DISCUSSION: Faith Smith, Creole Recitations: John Jacob Thomas and Colonial Formation...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 127–133.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the importance of “place, style, and context” in communicating his theory of creolization and advocates for an academic style that is homegrown to the region: “The Caribbean environment demands its own style, vocab, its own norms; and I’m saying that these demands (should) challenge the scholar/intellectual...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... epistemological status as the Garifuna homeland associated with ancestral marronage. The author looks at how public performances of Garifuna Settlement Day in Central America and the United States (New York City is home to the largest Garifuna communities outside Central America’s Caribbean coasts) open...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., this posture of a reflexive and responsive intellectual openness, by no means a seamlessly easy one to stimulate or maintain, is the single most important ingredient in the progressive widening of the overlapping circles of those who might be encouraged to recognize themselves as participants in the community...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 181–186.
Published: 01 November 2020
... an intergenerational and transnational Jamaican intellectual community. As such, our gatherings have been structured by an organizing commitment to include a range of participants across faculty rankings, disciplines, and geographical locations to capture the ways we are differently oriented to the geopolitical...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 43–47.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in intellectual history, because what we are debating are the contours of an intellectual tradition in which we ourselves are (partly) formed. Indeed, this is a crucial dimension of what our project is after: the self-conscious construction, extension, and revision of an intellectual community . 1...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... nor select judges and award prizes to those who did not conform to the ideas of the Revolution. Fernández Retamar's Calibán became the vehicle for communicating this message to the intellectual community. His essay relies on Castro's discourse against “imperialism” and its “bourgeois supporters...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 72–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... community of Woodside where she was born and continues to reside. Brodber’s literary novels have been the arena in which she has been able to play with the ideas she has encountered, and theorize, imagine, and symbolically problem-solve while reaching a larger transnational intellectual community...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... listening and critical arguing inside an intergenerational and transnational Jamaican intellectual community. Despite contestations over meaning, there endures an often taken-for-grantedness that we narrate the Jamaican 1970s through the singular framework of revolutionary time—a time that challenges...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 123–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of a young black Dutch intellectual community that is trying to find its place, their blackness and their Dutchness at the same time. Cairo provides an example of that because he did just that . And his texts give insights on how to approach that complexity. Unlike Fanon, however, Cairo is relatively...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
... forged by C. L. R. James, Ralph Mentor, and Albert Gomes, among others. She garnered respect in these circles as one who “started something” and perhaps “stimulated” Trinidadians to a “greater interest” in themselves. 49 As a part of this anticolonial activist-intellectual community, Chen found...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
... how to deal with the abolition of slavery in concert with white or whitened elites (excluding the poet Salomé Ureña and others in her anti-imperialist intellectual community) throughout the Americas. One of my main interventions is that that the plantation system on this territory did not control...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 132–154.
Published: 01 March 2021
... intellectual community that included Jean Coulanges, Cauvin Paul, and three of the four Trouillot siblings, Lyonel, Michel-Rolph, and Évelyne. 4 Lakansièl’s publication of Michel-Rolph’s first book not only marked the start of his career as a scholar but was itself a “historic moment,” since, as Lyonel...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
...?” This is an interesting question, because here is where we get back to the path of contemporary itera- tions of African diaspora studies and of the earlier black studies project and black intellectual approaches that move from an ongoing engagement with the needs of black community to what Houston...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 64–77.
Published: 01 November 2014
... French became a language toward which both colonial and postcolonial subjects of all ranks—but especially intellectuals—oriented themselves from a position of admiration and from the perspective of fledgling citizens seeking to be elevated from “incivility” into an enlightened community of citizens...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... words, the imaginary is guided and channeled within the communicative machine. 8 As this passage suggests, the concern about the organization, dissemination, and partiality of knowledge is as much a political concern as an intellectual one. The explicit linking of legitimating power...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 116–131.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Monique A. Bedasse; Aaron Kamugisha This essay argues for an approach to postcolonial Caribbean intellectual history that moves beyond the national archive to rely on a globally dispersed archive. It uses Rastafari repatriation to Tanzania to highlight the intellectual history of the movement...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
... for the economic and political liberation of the black masses of workers and peasants.4 The transformation of George Beckford from his New World intellectual filiations into an intellectual dread is what this essay attempts to map. Beckford’s dreadlocks were not visible from...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 90–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., the black, the female, the traveler, the intellectual—still have such shockingly ambiguous, indeed vexed, relationships to their cultures, societies, and work. It is, in fact, simply stating the obvious to point out that when one looks anywhere in the communities that Reconstructing Womanhood hails...