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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 7. Caroline “booops” Sardine, her ancestors protected her , work in progress, 2010–. Mixed media collage on wood, 18 in. × 11 in. Figure 7. Caroline “booops” Sardine, her ancestors protected her, work in progress, 2010–. Mixed media collage on wood, 18 in. × 11 in. Photograph by More
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Published: 01 July 2017
The work changes, influenced by the landscape, particularly that of my childhood and the drive we took down to Mayaro—not so much the drive but the journey, which can be equated to the journey of your own life. An isolated drive, it is a journey I like to think about a lot, a very important and More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Wendy Nanan, A work-in-progress , 2016. Photographs; personal collection Wendy Nanan, A work-in-progress, 2016. Photographs; personal collection More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Fighting the Currents (work in progress), digital photograph, 2014 Fighting the Currents (work in progress), digital photograph, 2014 More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1-17.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Christopher Taylor This essay argues that Caribbean histories of slavery and emancipation have served as a crucial site for the generation of the Marxist antiwork politics popularized by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Recovering a transnational network of radicals that disseminated the work of C...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 52-57.
Published: 01 July 2016
... between online and offline spaces, and while they aspire to publish in traditional outlets (that can lead to, say, book contracts or paid work), they are comfortable in how they interact with social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram. Mwesigire is also a great example of the...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58-75.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Joan Saunders Beyond the traditional work that journals and editors are responsible for, the editors of Small Axe and Anthurium have also undertaken institution building through knowledge production. This might well be the kind of development of communications networks that Hardt and Negri...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 106-114.
Published: 01 July 2016
... multilayered international network in the region to overcome divisions and boundaries produced by the history of neo/colonialism and the cold war. Over the past sixteen years, the journal work has generated an archive of knowledge, a society, and a consortium of institutions to organize a biennial conference...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 123-217.
Published: 01 March 2004
...David Scott Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Counting Women’s Caring Work: An Interview with Andaiye David Scott Upon an evening like this, mother, when one year is making way for another, in a ceremony attended by a show of silver stars, mothers see the moon, milk-fed...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165-174.
Published: 01 October 2008
... rights reserved. 2008 Navigating Between the Continents: Further Thoughts on Edouard Duval Carrié’s Work Edward J. Sullivan Ab s t r a c t : This essay revisits the arguments in Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrié. The book’s editor looks at how the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 149-160.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Lee's poetry and fiction resituate the primary contact zone of the shop from an urban space to the rural outpost, where the meeting of black and Chinese was also a meeting of “patois” and “pidgin.” Lee's work challenges representations of Chinese shopkeepers as parasitic, casting them instead as...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138-151.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-practical concern for those made into unpersons by the law and the work of “imagining what can't be verified.” © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Colin (Joan) Dayan Hawthorne Archive extraneous persons legal ritual literary fieldwork October 2013 To: Small Axe From: The Hawthorne Archive Dear...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102-120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the same heritage? What is the proper time and place of a poet or a poem? What is the work of legacy? How might the effort to memorialize a poet detach us from the material conditions of his or her emergence? © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 René Char Edouard GLissant Saint John Perse Martinique...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 17-32.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marie Meudec The purpose of this essay is to understand the language of spiritual work and healing in St. Lucia as well as the moral impregnation of the term obeah . This ethnographic study of ordinary ethics of obeah explores the significant gap between the designation and auto-legitimation of...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 169-179.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celia Britton The theme of identity runs throughout Édouard Glissant's work and constitutes one of his most original contributions to postcolonial thought. It is always considered in relation to change, but his formulations of both identity and change themselves change in the course of his career...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 193-200.
Published: 01 July 2017
... state of affairs entirely. 2 The book is an impressive and provocative achievement, a significant work that asks pointed questions of several fields and disciplines. It is especially notable for the way Bonilla excavates significant questions about sovereignty and political imagination from what...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139-152.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Gabrielle A. Hezekiah Jamaican painter Roberta Stoddart has created a body of work in which personal and social histories intertwine to produce a contemplative response to what might be described as notions of enduring catastrophe. The work seeks to recognize a horizon of collective experience and...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): vii-x.
Published: 01 July 2016
...David Scott © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Insofar as it is a project and not merely a random venture, however professionally and personally rewarding and expertly executed, journal work is characterized by the activation and embodiment of an ethos . The essence of this ethos, I believe, is a...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 90-97.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Robert F. Reid-Pharr The Stranger's Work reads Hazel Carby's Reconstructing Womanhood into a critical tradition that considers the awkwardness and “outsider” status of Western intellectuals, particularly those who take up the subjects of diaspora and colonization. With special emphasis on C.L.R...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1-11.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Celia M. Britton Critical work on Glissant often divides his writing into two periods: before and after the publication of Le Discours antillais in 1981. In the first he focuses mainly on Martinique and its social, political and cultural problems, while the second broadens out, via the concept of...