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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Devyn Spence Benson; Antonio López This essay recovers the history of 1960s and 1970s black movements in Cuba through an examination of works by Afro-Cuban intellectuals and their meetings with Caribbean thinkers to show the coexistence of mestizaje and black consciousness as a defining...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 83–90.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Antonio López; Antonio López This essay introduces a special section on the Afro-Cuban poet and intellectual Nancy Morejón’s 1982 book Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén ( Nation and Mestizaje in Nicolás Guillén ). It sets up the contributors by surveying the literary and political trajectory...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 125–141.
Published: 01 July 2021
... analysis in her seminal 1982 work Nación y mestizaje en Nicolas Guillén as a springboard, the objective of this work is two-fold—to explore how the Cuban nation is reimagined in the poetry of Nicolás Guillén and to dissect the use of metaphors such as mestizaje as performances of nation that in turn...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 109–124.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Odette Casamayor-Cisneros; Antonio López This intersectional and epistemological study of Nancy Morejón’s 1982 Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén resolves the tension, which intrigued most of her critics, between her political commitment and sophisticated lyricism. The author examines Morejón’s...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
....” Doing so allows us to grapple with the debates and disagreements around how mestizaje and White supremacy are indeed intertwined in ways that occlude Blackness yet give license for AfroLatinidad to be usurped. If we consider the embodied archive a representation of the experiences of transnational...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 142–150.
Published: 01 July 2021
... argumentos (La Habana: Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, 1967), y Parajes de una época (La Habana: Letras Cubanas, 1979). 1 Nancy Morejón, Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén (La Habana: Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, 1982). Quiero darle las gracias a Nancy Morejón por...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2023
... with their mysterious Eastern spices. . . . With all of that, our national ajiaco was made. . . . Mestizaje of foods, mestizaje of races, mestizaje of cultures.” Fernando Ortiz, “Los factores humanos de la cubanidad,” Revista Bimestre Cubana 45, no. 2 (1940): 168–69. Unless otherwise indicated, all...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
...” and the project of nation building in Cuba and Mexico, respectively. In addition to these conceptions of mestizaje, Puri scrutinizes specific constructions of “jibarismo” and “creolization” in order to show how they were used to “stabilize the contradictions in populist bourgeois nationalism” as well as how...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
...” and the project of nation building in Cuba and Mexico, respectively. In addition to these conceptions of mestizaje, Puri scrutinizes specific constructions of “jibarismo” and “creolization” in order to show how they were used to “stabilize the contradictions in populist bourgeois nationalism” as well as how...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 February 2006
...” and the project of nation building in Cuba and Mexico, respectively. In addition to these conceptions of mestizaje, Puri scrutinizes specific constructions of “jibarismo” and “creolization” in order to show how they were used to “stabilize the contradictions in populist bourgeois nationalism” as well as how...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 2006
...” and the project of nation building in Cuba and Mexico, respectively. In addition to these conceptions of mestizaje, Puri scrutinizes specific constructions of “jibarismo” and “creolization” in order to show how they were used to “stabilize the contradictions in populist bourgeois nationalism” as well as how...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
... a bridge for black (Afro-Creole) nationalism and predomi- nantly white Latin cultural nationalism, with their attendant discourses of créolité and mestizaje, to meet. Over the years, however, Castro s expression of solidarity with black culture proved less resilient. Further, Burnham s discourse...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Destiny in the United States) and those countries in which whiteness has silently become hegemonic through discourses of mestiçagem/mestizaje. In Brazil, as in other Latin American countries, whiteness is less frequently explicitly marked than it is more commonly implicitly...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 203–208.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hispanic and nationalist agenda, that while embracing blackness did so under the traditional views of mestizaje . Also, her views of mestizaje relied on the embrace of indigenous, black, and European cultures. As a believer in independence for Puerto Rico, Burgos had to subscribe to traditional family...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... metaphor for Cuban hybridity is Fernando Ortiz's characterization, in a 1939 essay, of Cuba as an ajiaco , a kind of Cuban stew: “Mestizaje de cocinas, mestizaje de razas, mestizaje de culturas. Caldo denso de civilización que borbollea en el fogón del Caribe.” 41 (Culinary mixing, racial mixing...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the Americas), and mestizaje (read, their census categorization as Hispanic/Latino in the Central American nation-states they reside in and in the United States). Performance transmits memories, makes political claims, and manifests a group’s sense of identity and belonging. 27 I read Garifuna...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Administrar los extranjeros: Raza, mestizaje, nación; Migraciones afrobeliceñas en el Territorio de Quintana Roo, 1902–1940 (Mexico City: CIESAS, IRD, Karthala Collections Esclavages, forthcoming 2014). 14 The conference cycle organized by Annette Insanally through the Latin American–Caribbean Centre...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 182–189.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Caribbean discourses around mestizaje , indigenismo , even mulataje . I want to stress, however, that the elite provenance of these discourses is not coextensive with their popular deployment. This is one of the moments that give me pause in Kamugisha’s brilliant work: What might be the political...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 132–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
... pluralism as a source of intellectual and political wisdom. On the other hand, we are asked to challenge Latin American identity narratives of mestizaje , which has left almost no space for those who are perceived as having failed at whitening their phenotypes and cultures through mixing with Europeans. 5...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Caribbean as a heuristic could be a first step in the right direction. The study of Caribbean racial and ethnic imaginaries has progressed significantly in the last twenty years, especially through the expansion of how mestizaje and mulataje can explain, or not, the racial imaginaries...