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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Saidiya Hartman This essay examines the ubiquitous presence of Venus in the archive of Atlantic slavery and wrestles with the impossibility of discovering anything about her that hasn't already been stated. As an emblematic figure of the enslaved woman in the Atlantic world, Venus makes plain...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the essay examines her involvement in leftist politics. During this period, Primus sought to navigate her leftist commitments with her own seemingly nationalist impulses. This is most evident in her support of the “Double V” campaign and her involvement with Popular Front cultural communities and venues...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the significance of its publication venue. Donnell attends to Baugh's own standing in the highly charged field of Caribbean literary criticism as a critic of both Walcott and Naipaul, and acknowledges his creative contribution to this field as a poet. She also considers how, in the years between the original...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Gabrielle Civil; Rosamond S. King What does it mean to embody the Caribbean as performance/art? In this coolaborative essay, two Caribbean women artists respond to this question in a dynamic dialogue of text and images. Each has individually performed at and been exhibited in more than fifty venues...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., with this book, to be brave. 1 Hazel V. Carby, Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands (London: Verso, 2019); hereafter cited in the text. 13 Hartman, “Venus in Two Acts,” 12. 14 Ibid., 13 (emphasis mine). 15 Smallwood, “Politics of the Archive,” 120. 16 Hartman, “Venus...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 45–51.
Published: 01 July 2016
... many journals. That the number and culture of black scholars have grown since the journal was founded, and that these scholars still need venues specifically geared toward their work, made this compromise necessary, since our goal was and is to also enable professional advancement; it was, however...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 244–253.
Published: 01 July 2018
... by the ship’s captain in the days before they died. But only one of them gets to have her story told. The other disappears from history because transcripts of the resulting trial mention her only in passing. She is referred to as Venus. Hartman mourns this disappearance. She wants to tell us Venus’s story...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... apathy to the GFM, despite repeated calls to action by the core group who volunteered their time and energy to the publication; lack of a permanent meeting venue to coordinate the movement’s activities, including running the newsletter; paucity of funds and equipment to continue...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 68–80.
Published: 01 July 2017
... a visual symbolizing of femininity and her preoccupation with change and rebirth (see fig. 5 ), Nanan reprises the classic triangular symbol of female fertility, the Venus of Willendorf, a limestone sculpture, circa 26,000 BC, unearthed in Austria. In Recent Works by Wendy Nanan (2016), the triangular...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that decide our knowledge of the past,” she writes. “What has been said and what can be said about Venus take for granted the traffic between fact, fantasy, desire, and violence.” 13 Subsequently, Hartman refers to Thistlewood’s “serial rapes” and insists further: “It is too easy to hate a man like...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and profi t-driven reality of the Venice biennial created a complex backdrop to the event. Great art often transcends nationalism, yet geographically packaged pavilions at major international venues like the Venice biennial are an important part of the contem- porary art world. Th is mode...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 96–116.
Published: 01 July 2011
... works from their collection, including examples of her own large-scale historical tableaux portraying shocking, life-size silhouettes of the antebellum South. 24 Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia, dirs., The Couple in the Cage: A Guatinaui Odyssey, 1993, VHS, 28 minutes. 25 The performance venues...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 133–148.
Published: 01 July 2016
... coconut trees are cunning have a t'ing for stunnin' verdant venues love to stretch & bend & sway dance the horse chip … bend down low to kiss the sea stand up straight to face the sun coconut trees are full of grace blessed with cool nourishin' sweetwater...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 February 2008
... nationally at venues including Rush Arts gallery, Momenta Art, The Painted Bride, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, and The Chicago Cultural Center. She has been awarded residencies at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, School of Visual Arts, Henry Street Settlement, Greenwich House Pottery...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 45–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and high schools to promote filmmaking. Following these extensive summer proj- ects and screenings, Césaire organizes ciné clubs (film clubs) in médiathèques (film libraries or noncommercial venues throughout the island), starting in November. He also participates in the annual Mois du documentaire...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165–174.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of the remainder of the decade. The exhibitions included the work of artists from a wide variety of venues who dealt with concepts of spirituality, the dreamlike, and the intuitive, or art that was held to embody other-worldly properties (Duval Carrié, incidentally, was not included...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (forthcoming 2007). T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting is a professor of French and chair of African Ameri- can studies at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Frantz Fanon: Confl icts and Feminisms (1998), Black Venus: Sexualized Savages, Primal Fears and Primitive...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... with the Image: Caribbean Interventions (2011) and to the edited publications Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot” (2010) and Renewing Feminisms: Radical Narratives, Fantasies, and Futures in Media Studies (2013). S haron M illar is a Trinidadian writer who lives in Port of Spain. She holds...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... visual vocabularies and develop venues that promote the visibility of Caribbean art in global and local art communities. To address the depth of generativity briefly described above, we chose a method of engagement that would best translate this complexity in journal form. This section includes...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 131–154.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-Malavé, “Julián del Casal,” n43. 19 Casal, “Las oceánidas,” 82. 20 Julián del Casal, “Galatea,” from Mi museo ideal , in Poesías , 100. 21 “Sobre la espalda de un delfín cetrino”; Julián del Casal, “Venus Anadyomena,” from Nieve , in Poesías , 101. 22 Charles Baudelaire...