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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
... entrenched relations between gender, postdictatorship politics, and the Dominican intellectual culture call for conventional political responses as well as an embrace of political potentialities that lie beyond these. The essay emphasizes that postcolonial contexts invariably require grappling with questions...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
... intellectual culture Caribbean politics radical political theory insurrections It is now de rigueur to deliver eulogies mourning the death of a once-powerful and historically important social figure: the critical, classical, humanistic intellectual. 1 In the United States, for example, this lament...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 112–120.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Jorell A. Meléndez-Badillo At the turn of the twentieth century, workers, anarchists, and intellectuals created a global resistance culture through print media, migration, and their radical imaginaries. The networks that animated this resistance culture gave way to the Counter-Republic of Letters...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... Using oral histories, cultural productions, and meetings between Caribbean intellectuals, this examination of Afro-Cuban activism reframes the period leading up to Nancy Morejón’s 1982 Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén to show that the poet was one of many artists-activists who resurrected black...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... interpretations of the black experience in the Western hemisphere ever written by a Caribbean intellectual. 30 This transition has been alluded to in the past but not traced, impossible to do without “Black Metamorphosis.” See Norval Edwards, “‘Talking about a Little Culture’: Sylvia Wynter's Early Essays...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... culture is in many ways inseparable from a study of its intellectual traditions in their social, political, and aesthetic dimensions. While this may seem unremarkable, it bears emphasizing that the study of culture and the creation of a Caribbean cultural studies emerged in a manner quite distinct from...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Bonnie Thomas “Memory” has become one of the buzzwords of contemporary historiography. Sparked by the atrocities of the Holocaust and intimately bound up with the concept of trauma, memory studies has gained increasing prominence in many intellectual circles and is particularly useful when...
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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 (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
... coedited essay collection, Caribbean Cultural Thought , Kamugisha and Yanique Hume note that Haiti is “a talismanic site for Caribbean thought and criticism, instrumental to the thought of African diaspora intellectuals” from Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston to Alejo Carpentier, James, and Wynter...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of both Marxism and the engagement by black intellectuals of the issues of labor and class. Moving beyond the presuppositions of liberal humanism, Marxism, and Black Cultural Nationalism, Wynter put forth an interpretation of the cultural forms of blacks in the Americas (both as slaves and postslavery...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 88–99.
Published: 01 March 2015
... discusses the significance of Hall's Caribbean origins and diaspora identity for his later intellectual and theoretical work. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 Black British cultural studies Marxism Althusser racial formations diaspora As I flip through one of Stuart Hall's early essays, “Minimal...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and intellectual contributions of theories of relationality and decolonial feminisms by women of color should be understood as theoretical and methodological tools for approaching some of the most peripheralized Afro-diasporic works. To that end, it examines the histories and the interconnected literary...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on to challenge Negritude’s celebration of “black culture,” albeit from different perspectives. They met three times over the course of Fanon’s lifetime,15 encounters that prompted Glissant to refer to Fanon as an écorché vif (a tortured soul) but also as the only “francophone Antillean intellectual who...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
... also to African, African American, and Latin American intellectuals and discourses as well as turning our gaze occasionally to the specter from the north, whose corporations were laboring to control Trinidad’s natural resources even as Thomas toiled to master the instruments of cultural capital...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Intellectuals in the United States, 1914–1962 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005). 13 Edmondson, Making Men, 19–37. 14 Thomas, Froudacity, 188; quoted in Creole Recitations, 107, 169–70. 202  |  “Only His Hat Is Left”? Resituating Not-Yet Narratives lasting) inter-cultural creolisation took...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi Part of the larger book project “Empire, Nation, Diaspora: Cape Town and Constituting a Black Archive,” this essay explores two Caribbean intellectuals, Eric Walrond and Henry Sylvester Williams, who included the South African Cape in their mappings of the Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 43–47.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Scott This essay introduces the project of rethinking the cultural-political historiography of Jamaica of which “The Jamaican 1960s” is a contribution. It sets out the question in relation to the idea of a Jamaican intellectual tradition. Specifically, it inquires into the way the idea...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., culture, and exchange within and beyond the two nations, providing opportunity to think about how Hispaniola is being (re)conceptualized and the political-intellectual labor that it performs. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Hispaniola entanglement transnationalism Caribbean modernity...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to venerate individual scholarly innovation above all else often lose sight of the reality that counterhegemony is an unceasing collective endeavor that requires repetition and reach. Although singular cultural/intellectual contributions to such a struggle are useful, works that are radically integrative...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 181–186.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., and Donette A. Francis, “Intellectual Formations: Locating a Caribbean Critical Tradition,” article 1, in Anthurium 10, no. 2 (2013), anthurium.miami.edu/17/volume/10/issue/2 . 3 Matthew J. Smith, comments at “Thinking Through Jamaica,” Jamaican Cultural-Political Modern Project gathering, Columbia...