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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
...David Scott This essay inquires into the uses of Haiti and its revolution as emblematic for contemporary theory. It raises a question about the new “philosophic” construction of Haiti—and its revolution—as an originary or exemplary moment of “human rights,” less to impugn universality as such than...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 152–162.
Published: 01 November 2010
...David Scott This essay critically engages aspects of Susan Buck-Morss' much acclaimed Hegel, Haiti and Universal History . While appreciating Buck-Morss' scepticism of Europe's presumption of authoritative self-knowledge, the essay raises two principal doubts: the first concerns whether indeed...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2015
... capacity that was his to incarnate different phases and options of critique resides in his institutional practice. This essay evokes this particular aspect of Hall's work in order to cast a decentered glance on the French university. Understanding the relation between critique and the university...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Revolution, which was followed by Jean-Jacques Dessalines's establishment of an “empire” and the kingdom of Henry Christophe, show the profound antinomies of the discourse of universalism. Beginning with a reading of Haiti's founding documents in light of the political thought of Etienne Balibar and Hannah...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 99–114.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Ana-Maurine Lara Drawing on the strategies employed by LGBT activists in the Dominican Republic, this essay seeks to theorize how strategic universalisms are mobilized as a form of agentive sociopolitical action. Delineating how universalization has historically been a tool of Catholic coloniality...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 17–34.
Published: 01 March 2019
... moves through Immanuel Kant’s Critique of the Power of Judgment to contend that aesthetic experience as such requires this kind of ecstatic movement. The sociality assembled by aesthetic judgment is an ecstatic, de-structured collectivity. Zong! ’s sensus communis is not an a priori universality but a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Caribbean is preparing the future.” Not a future, notably; the future. Fernández Retamar's, I take it, is not a parochial gesture stemming from a narrow conception of the Caribbean in the world; rather, it is a poetic gesture in the direction of a kind of universality —the universality, I believe...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 163–172.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sibylle Fischer Can we coherently conjugate high philosophy and slave insurgency under the heading of “universal history”? Is it possible to disentangle “universal history” from its roots in white supremacy and European imperial reason? Susan Buck-Morss' recent answer to that question, which was...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968. Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968 More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 2. “Washing Coconuts” (Trinidad, 1931). Courtesy of University of Toronto Archives Figure 2. “Washing Coconuts” (Trinidad, 1931). Courtesy of University of Toronto Archives More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Lowell Fiet Work on Sargasso as an independent journal of Caribbean literature, language, and culture began at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in 1983. After a successful, but not uncomplicated, launching of its first issue in 1984, the journal received support and contributions from important...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 173–185.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Susan Buck-Morss Responding to commentaries on Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History by Sibylle Fischer and David Scott, this essay describes universal history as “theoretical pragmatics,” a practice of theorizing that undermines established narratives. Focusing on the singularity of historical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 166–181.
Published: 01 November 2013
... about otherness and difference constituted in relation to the universal unmarked category of the West. Second, that this relation between anthropology and alterity can be fully exposed only by tracing the historical emergence of the West through its imaginative and material relations with others—a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Stephan Palmié This essay takes its departure from Michel-Rolph Trouillot's discussion of what he calls North Atlantic universalisms, that is, categories that took their origin in the particulars of the West's historical experience but have come to be extended and naturalized as quasi-normative...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 152–165.
Published: 01 November 2013
... them within their historical and geopolitical coordinates. Moreover, it urges us to shift our gaze away from the odd to the production of the norm, the universal, and the unmarked—not as transcendental principles but as localized fictions that don the mask of transcendence. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 106–114.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and a summer school, and it has established an Inter-Asia School to launch regional projects inside/outside the universities. However, the Inter-Asia Network is not yet a cohesive community capable of developing an analytical framework beyond nation-states from the angle of the continent as a whole...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... foreclosure; as such, it complicates Peter Hallward's and Chris Bongie's recent criticisms of the ideological and philosophical turn to autonomous “singularity” in contemporary postcolonialism. In Texaco , the “singular” experiences of Martinique's “wasted lives” prove to serve not as a retreat from universal...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 2012
... universal and contemporary themes while also confidently expressing the complexity, eclecticism, and peculiarities of Trinidadian culture. © Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Roger...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
... literary universe when composing their manifesto. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 manifestos francophone Martinique identitarian movement Throughout the Caribbean, movements that have attempted to hone and promote a sense of regional identity have tended to depend on strong personal ties between...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968. Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968...