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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
...” necessary to counter the power of representing vulnerable black lives and an exercise to envision a different future. 8 Jennifer Nash “beautifully” describes the “ethical and political practice” of black feminist theory’s “preoccupation with explicating loss” that brings attention to “absence, erasure...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 5–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as antithetical to practices of black enslavement. Abolitionists such as Condorcet, Brissot, and Grégoire may have considered themselves the inheritors of the Age of Reason. In the eyes of slave apologists, however, they were radicals who were trying to put into practice the impracticable, subversive thinkers who...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Annalee Davis; Joscelyn Gardner; Erica Moiah James; Jerry Philogene This special section focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 100–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michelle Stephens Small Axe Incorporated 2005 BOOK DISCUSSION: THE PRACTICE OF DIASPORA Th e Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism, Brent Hayes Edwards. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-674-01103-1 Disarticulating...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michael Hanchard Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Translation, Political Community, and Black Internationalism: Some Comments on Brent Hayes Edwards’s The Practice of Diaspora Michael Hanchard rent Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora is an important text, expanding and com...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
...T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Erasures and the Practice of Diaspora Feminism T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting hat would it mean though to stake out a ‘silenced’ genealogy of Négritude through the transnational intellectual circuits of African...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 188–198.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., particularly in the wake of the 2010 earthquake. © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Theory versus Practice: On the Postcolonial Marginalization of Haitian Literature Rachel Douglas Kaiama L. Glover’s Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon poses fundamental questions...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jorge L. Giovannetti This essay advances the definition of Caribbean studies as a practice . Rather than understanding this field of study as a preconceived category open for arbitrary self-appointment, a Caribbeanist practice should be something “which in fact happens (and can be shown to have...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 151–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 193–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
...; ISBN 978-0-674-02422-9 (hardcover). Rituals of Belief, Practices of Law Colin Dayan The voice belongs to the family group dead and alive. We walk by their leave, for planted in the soil, we must walk over them to get where we are going. —Erna Brodber, Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2022
... guides this study of transnational practices of anti-Black violence and accounts for the possibilities of Black women’s futures beyond their record of disappearance. Naming the layered applications, quotidian quality, and refusals of physical, psychological, and archival violence during the US occupation...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 16–35.
Published: 01 July 2021
... alternative practices of listening and soundmaking, they have marginalized black experience. Caribbean noise, formed out of resistance to slavery and colonialism, has been excluded from informing those alternative practices. The depths of sonic experience revealed by soundscapes of Kamau Brathwaite’s poetry...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 17–32.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of healers and spiritual workers. Because, in most cases, the term is not used by practitioners to identify their spiritual and healing practice, the author proposes to relocate the definition of obeah from its specific practices to its moral burden. This approach helps reevaluate the use of obeah in social...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 69–85.
Published: 01 November 2019
... legitimacy based on exclusionary practices, disrupt everyday practices of cultural consumption, and empower Caribbean subjects to claim agency over their own stories and experiences. In effect, Danticat refers in her essay to the ways Caribbean discourse is complicit—by omission...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 167–177.
Published: 01 November 2019
... economy of emancipation in the British West Indies, Taylor recasts the problem of liberal imperialism by decentering its justificatory discourses in the metropole to examine its practical effects in the colonies. In this turn, he provides an important and missing “materialization” of liberal empire...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Winnifred Brown-Glaude This essay examines public discussions around skin bleaching in Jamaica and demonstrates that a discourse of pathology is a dominant frame of meaning used to explain this practice. I argue that the practice of bleaching destabilizes popular conceptions of blackness that rely...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Hantel “The intellectual journey,” Edouard Glissant reminds us, “is destined to have a geographical itinerary.” This essay considers Glissant's insistence on a poetics of landscape in the case of translation, a practice that intertwines linguistic transition with the spatial residue of its...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
... historiographical traditions deeply ingrained in the rise of the fields of medical history and black Atlantic studies have created distorting, and seemingly unconnected, narratives around medicine and corporeality. Arguing that black understandings about health, disease, and healing practices were not only widely...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Charles Forsdick Those working on the Caribbean have regularly adopted the figures and practices of translation in their work and also have devoted attention to the study of various translational processes. The presence of the Caribbean in translation studies remains, however, considerably less...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
... discourse about fieldwork by articulating and refining the untheorized practices of fieldwork in the humanities. It situates literary fieldwork in relation to practices of literature, area studies, anthropology, and trauma studies. What I want to take from Ford-Smith's irreducibly particular incantation...