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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 7–23.
Published: 01 July 2011
... by its various discourses of homophobia. I suggest that the development of an interpretative practice that brings together queer theory, African diasporic studies, dancehall studies, and performance studies will enable the reading of those elements of dancehall that exceed or go against the grain...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 62–79.
Published: 01 November 2011
...). Drawing on the insights of queer theory, the author argue that the hyperconsciousness of stigma in the Haitian context imposes limits on the imaginings of AIDS in cultural production; thus even as artists enter into their representation with overtly political intentions, they are unwittingly enmeshed...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Phanuel Antwi Rereading dub poetry under the pressures of and with the resources of black feminist and queer theory, and treating the practice of dub poetry as a production of a sound archive, one that embodies and aurally animates the intimacies of the black Atlantic, this essay highlights...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 159–166.
Published: 01 July 2023
... as a form of radical postcolonial thinking. kwillis@ccny.cuny.edu © 2023 by Small Axe, Inc. 2023 animal studies animality sodomy queer theory Guadeloupe Andil Gosine “We are animals. So what?” Andil Gosine boldly asks in his compelling new book, Nature’s Wild: Love, Sex, and Law...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 201–204.
Published: 01 July 2023
.... Her research on African cultural and linguistic retentions in the Caribbean has resulted in the publication of five books. K edon W illis is assistant professor of English at CUNY–City College. His areas of interest include comparative Caribbean literature and queer theory, and his research...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 188–190.
Published: 01 November 2014
... at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include women of color feminism, Caribbean literature and performance, and queer theory. She is the author of Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature (2010). ...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 N athalie B atraville is a postdoctoral fellow with the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College. She researches cultural formations and history, with a focus on black feminist and queer theory, race, class, and anticolonialism. Her new project...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
... hopeful future. Instead they must engage the throw-away populations of our time as if those populations produced themselves out of thin air. In other work I have suggested that Audre Lorde might be positioned as both an actual and symbolic figure of a black queer theory...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 186–204.
Published: 01 November 2015
... actualized in death, that I espy in the black radical tradition but rather that specifically queer theories of sexuality as antisociality do. 39 I will have more to say about sexuality in a moment. At this juncture it is important to return to the art and to observe that a number of the artists...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Popular Culture.” Rinaldo Walcott is an associate professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto. His teaching and research are in the areas of black cultural studies, queer theory, gender studies...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... gestures toward other ways or modes of affiliation: it represents a desire for an “Elsewhere,” for cross-racial, cross-national, cross-gender, or cross-sexual identifications or moments of solidarity. Condé's novel anticipates queer diaspora theory inaugurated by scholars such as David Eng, among others...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 1–23.
Published: 01 July 2022
... as decolonial practices by dislocating the socially prescribed binding between performance and affect. Using the theories of Saidiya Hartman, José Esteban Muñoz, and Juana María Rodríguez, and connecting to the work of Rocío Zambrana on strategies that address the island’s colonial legacy, the essay explores...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 208–210.
Published: 01 July 2020
... formation, performance studies and visual culture, and queer theory and intersectional feminism in contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. She is a former Thomas J. Watson Fellow and is currently completing a book manuscript, Hemispheric Blackface: Impersonation and Racial Formation in the Americas...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 260–265.
Published: 01 March 2017
... University, Virginia. Her research interests include US Latino/a literature, Hispanic Caribbean literature, the twentieth-to-twenty-first-century Latin American novel, gender studies, and queer theory. Within Latino/a and Caribbean studies, her principal interests are queer sexuality, national identity...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 209–212.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in formulations of a black diaspora, particularly in relation to Caribbean independence movements. She teaches courses on black literature, postcolonial studies, and queer theory. 210  |  Contributors Cheryl Finley is acting director of the Visual Studies Program and assistant professor...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 85–93.
Published: 01 July 2015
... connection with José ultimately extends beyond our shared Caribbeanness. He was a mentor to me, and his writing on the ways queer minoritarian subjects navigate an often stultifying, and oppressive, majoritarian sphere influences my own critical writing. Through his theory of disidentification, I am able...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 71–84.
Published: 01 March 2018
... tradition is attributable in no small part to the long history of border crossings that constituted the faith. This process of journeying into being also insists metaphorically on the kind of boundary crossing that called queerness as a classic norm- (or limit-) contesting posture into being as a theory...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 147–162.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Report on the Americas 50, no. 2 (2018): 154–59; and Adriana Garriga-López, “Puerto Rico: The Future in Question,” Shima 13, no. 2 (2019): 174–92. 55 María José, quoted in Justin Agrelo, “We Could Do Things.” 56 See Lee Edelman, No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (Durham, NC...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 155–166.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as sources for alternative forms of productivity and agency. Copyright © 2019 by Small Axe, Inc. 2019 José Lezama Lima Julián del Casal Republican Cuba queer theory reception theory 36 “Allí concurren muchas cosas diferentes, homogéneas, bruscas, silenciosas”; “en la horizontal del agua...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 176–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... limits. Further, I would say, per Calvin Warren’s critique of sexuality as “alibi of Being,” that White queer theory has nothing to say that would not repeat the eighteenth-century discourses of intrigue and romance (themselves metaphors for sadism and destruction) that Dayan elucidates and critiques...
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