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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 (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 (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., that in their work they have all resisted the return to marronage and fugitivity. Those two terms, which were resuscitated through the work of Fred Moten and Neil Roberts, have been extended to mean a kind of freedom. 5 Indeed, black women scholars in their contributions seem to be cautious about the ways...
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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
... theories champion African Jamaican land and food commons as a model for abolitionist futures. © 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, owned several large...
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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. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 Maroon marronage black dignity Afro-epistemes Afro-Caribbean Afro-Latinx Afro-Latin...
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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 (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)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... development became urgent. Crossing these essays are the tensions between all these political wills, state development, cultural nationalism, and what I describe as marronage in flight and antistate responses. Decolonization as a political future links both projects not only in the foundation of modern...
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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 (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... offer a model of rebellion, resistance, or marronage for the people of Martinique to follow. Insofar as poetry resists immediate reference and thus remains “inexhaustible,” poetry can recall the inexhaustible and resistant richness that lies buried within the “Martiniquais ordinaire.” Chamoiseau makes...
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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 (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Sirena Selena “delivers people to a deeper sense of self … [albeit] a ‘backhanded deliverance’” (37). 6 Ronald Cummings is interested in how both queerness and marronage demonstrate the ways the transnational reveals itself within the space of the nation, so that Harry/Harriet's understanding...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 167–177.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in a kind of nonsovereign autonomy” (153). Taylor identifies Des Sources’s imaginary of nonsovereignty with recurring New World political projects from marronage to the Zapatista movement that demand “recognition from the state and complete autonomy from it” (172; italics in original). In and through...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 115–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from the ends of the Earth generated “a modern creativity, in harmony with Man and the cosmos.”13 He also proposed that they experiment in artistic marronage, as a “structure” of production, for it is in the “great marronages that are born the embryos of the first esthetic...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 79–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the refusal of black humanity. Every line of the text is sutured to black life. As one reads the monograph, the brutal and racist imperative to totally negate black peoples in slave and postslave eras is undone by Wynter's documentation of a range of black rebellions: marronages, mutinies, funerals, carnivals...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
...-maker as a “self-in-marronage.” Gordon Rohlehr, in his examination of Caribbean aesthetics, argues for sensitivity to the self-in-marronage (or the self that must be submerged or repressed because of plantation dynamics). He also stresses a sensitivity toward ethnocultural background (affirmations...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 47–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... force for marronage, a practice of freedom with a theory of diaspora, and a commitment to transnationalism emerges here as the absent presence in a tradition of scholarship on intellectual history that has remained resolutely secular, a limitation in need of address. Finally, there are intellectual...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... , or marronage. The relatively small percentage of enslaved people in Puerto Rico compared to other Caribbean islands led to a perception that slaveowners treated them more leniently, which allegedly produced more “passive” enslaved populations. However, scholars since the 1970s have challenged these perceptions...