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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of surveillance assemblages. But even more than a feeling, Maroon insecurity might be said to describe an experience of precarity. This attention to these Maroon in/securities revises the grand narratives of marronage in heroic terms that have often been dominant in the cultural and popular imagination across...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 128–135.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Johnhenry Gonzalez The memory and language of colonial marronage shape the zeitgeist and the wider history of Haiti as nation. This essay takes as its point of departure the recent use of small boats by armed gangs in Haiti to revisit the shipboard dimensions of marronage and the country’s history...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 184–192.
Published: 01 July 2017
... moments of discontinuity and rupture. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 freedom non-sovereignty Yarimar Bonilla marronage Guadeloupe If men wish to be free, it is precisely sovereignty they must renounce. —Hannah Arendt, “What Is Freedom?” Yarimar Bonilla's Non-Sovereign Futures: French...
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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 (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-than-death . 5 See Fred Moten, In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003); and Neil Roberts, Freedom as Marronage (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015). 4 See Katherine McKittrick, “Plantation Futures,” Small...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and represents one such species itself as an epic political project of African/diasporic resistance anchored all across the Americas. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Marronage Césaire survival indigenization black studies That initiation was the beginning of transformation and that the ecology...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... global solidarity among colonized peoples that emulates the intergenerational polyculture of the provision grounds. © Small Axe, Inc. 2021 abolition commons Jamaica marronage Robert Wedderburn was born in 1762 in Jamaica to his enslaved mother named Rosanna. His father, James Wedderburn...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 132–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
... on to reflect on and trouble preconceived ideas about Maroon subjectivity, marronage , and Africa . It concludes by imagining ways Schomburg would engage our present. 22 To learn more about the origins and entrenchment of patriarchy, white supremacy, and the enslavement of African men and women in Virginia...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... as marronage in flight and antistate responses. Decolonization as a political future links both projects not only in the foundation of modern nation-states but also in the formation of cultural nationalism. This is key for the representations of landscape and territory, as we see clearly in the essays...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 150–168.
Published: 01 March 2019
... colonial representations and create community in profound ways. Drawing on Sylvia Wynter’s work on colonial epistemologies and representation in relation to questions of race and decolonization and on Rex Nettleford’s discussion of embodiment and marronage, the author lays out a method of decolonial...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 142–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
... surrounding him and his contemporaries. The exchange includes ruminations about marronage and Maroon subjectivity; the futurity of the archive, including its omissions; and a redefining of blackness as a force that ruptures and disrupts facile categorization. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 122–127.
Published: 01 July 2023
... ; it foregrounds the instability of colonial grammars and their attendant binaries. The author pairs the poetic resistance with the colonial grammars of Sylvia Wynter, Aimé Césaire, and fahima ife, with the instability of simarrona in the archival record to propose a way of reading archives of marronage...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 201–208.
Published: 01 July 2017
... that the “real analytical target” of my book is not sovereignty but freedom. 31 On this we disagree. Unlike attempts that might seek to theorize non-sovereignty or marronage as a form of freedom, my work seeks to examine how marronage, lyannaj , and strategic entanglement constitute political categories...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 February 2006
... been particularly charged sites historically, lying as they did at the edges of competing empires: their signifi cance marked by piracy, contraband, marronage, the production of people of intermediate (mestizo) or unclassifi able “race,” and the invention of new languages from older...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 24–44.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic acknowledge the role of marronage in Hispaniola’s story. “Marronage,” Matibag argues, “can serve as a metaphor for varieties of escape: from regimens of the plantation, or from predetermined social meanings.” 14 For him, marronage is a “fugue...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of marronage, see Neil Roberts, Freedom as Marronage (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015). 26 “Salt itself becomes fertile.” 27 “but I shall still long remember / mute faces, the colour of papayas and of boredom, that / paused like burnt-out stars behind our chairs.” Saint-John Perse...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2023
... the plantation system was a modern phenomenon, marronage, as a response to it, is inherently modern as well. The Maroons aspired to a life outside the system of slavery but were also produced by it. 57 Frank Dragtenstein, Alles voor de vrede: De brieven van Boston Band tussen 1757 en 1763 (Amsterdam...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2023
... ontologies grounded on the violent practices of othering while also pointing us toward new conditions of possibility based on relationality. Caribbean marronage Black social movements human speciesism colonialism La Colmena Cimarrona (the Maroon Beehive) is an agroecological project formalized...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2014
....” His book Freedom as Marronage is forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press. S heena R ose is a Barbados-based artist whose work explores everyday experiences through animation, drawings, performance, installation, and painting. She received her BFA in 2008 and since that time has...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2021
... at the University of Hartford. Her scholarship and poetry focus on marronage, identity, and belonging. She is the author of Love Letter to an Afterlife (2018), which was a finalist for the 2019 International Latino Book Awards and the Binghamton University Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award. Her essay on the time...