Caribbean Studies Journals: Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Publications

The following Caribbean Studies journals published new issues Fall 2020 – Spring 2021:

Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal –  Volume 16, Issue 2, December 2020
Issue 5, December 2020
Caribbean Quarterly
Vol. 66, Issue 4, December 2020
Caribbean Review of Gender Studies
Issue 14, December 2020
Centro JournalVol. 32, Issue 3, Fall 2020
Cuban Studies
Number 49, 2020
International Journal of Cuban Studies
Vol. 12, Winter 2020
New West Indian Guide
Vol. 94, Issues 3-4, Dec 2020 & Vol. 95, Issue 1-2, Mar 2021
PREE Caribbean. Writing.
–  Issue 6, Fall 2020 & Issue 7, Spring 2021
Small AxeIssue 63, November 2020 & Issue 64, March 2021
SX Salon – Issue 35, October 2020

Below you will find details of each new issue:

Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal –  Volume 16, Issue 2, December 2020

Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal includes scholarship on the work of visual artists, commentary on current issues in Caribbean studies and travelogues.

Scapes: Keynote Speeches from the 37th Annual West Indian Literature Conference, University of Miami, 2018:

      • Shipscapes: Imagining an Ocean of Space — Elizabeth DeLoughrey
      • Frame Work: Imaging and the Afterlife of Things 1 — Kevin Adonis Browne
      • The Port of Santo Domingo: Tidal Debris, Metal Pollution, and the Perils of Poverty where the Caribbean Meets the Ozama — Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert


      • Quake — Pascal Lafontant


      • Sketches of Black People by White Catalan-Cuban Intellectuals: Transculturation in Fernando Ortiz’s and Jaume Valls’s Afrocubanismo in 1920s Havana — Yairen Jerez Columbie


      • Sibling Rivalry and Reunion: Sisters in and out of Cuba (García’s The Agüero Sisters and De Aragón’s The Memory of Silence) — Jeffrey Barnett


      • Perfect Performance for export: shame, narcissism and contaminated ideals in Santos-Febres’ Sirena Selena (2000) — María Celina Bortolotto
      • Jean Rhys’s ‘Temps Perdi’: Space, Disability, and the Second World War — Carol Dell’Amico

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Archipelagos –
Issue 5, December 2020

It is around the concept—the necessity—of intervention that the contributions to archipelagos(5) coalesce. Each essay and platform presented here considers the ways Caribbean subjects in the digital realm have refashioned the terms, the tools, and the terrain of representation of the self in the world. Engaging explicitly popular and accessible forms, from memes to music to blogs to maps, of common concern is the matter of crafting alternative authority within the structures of domination that condition our contemporary online and offline experiences.


      • Onward, Kaiama L. Glover and Alex Gil


      • Always Together: A Digital Diasporic Elegy — Tzarina T. Prater
      • Culture Jamming in the Caribbean: A Case of Alternative Media through Double Alternativity in Trinidad and Tobago — Jonathan J. Felix
      • Me, Myself, and Unno: Writing the Queer Caribbean Self into Digital Community — Kelly Baker Josephs
      • Teaching without a Text: Close Listening to Kamau Brathwaite’s Digital Audio Archive — Jacob Edmond
      • Unmapping the Caribbean: Toward a Digital Praxis of Archipelagic Sounding — Tao Leigh Goffe

Digital Projects:

      • Mapping Marronage — Annette Joseph-Gabriel
      • Mapping the Haitian Revolution — Stephanie Curci and Christopher Jones

Digital Project Review:

      • Manioc: A Pioneer Digital Library in the Francophone Caribbean — Jeanne Jégousso and Raphaël Lauro

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Caribbean Quarterly – Vol. 66, Issue 4, December 2020

Caribbean Quarterly is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering studies on the culture of the Caribbean. It is published for the University of the West Indies by Taylor & Francis.


      • From Earthquake to Peyilok: Haiti, January 2020 — Ildi Tillmann
      • 1970 Remembered: Reconnection and Recommitment — Khafra Kambon 
      • “Man, I Pass That Stage”: Remembering Cliff Lashley — Frank Birbalsingh 
      • Picturing the Jamaican Nation in Political Cartoons: Gender, Sexuality, Family, and National Belonging The Rule of Law and the Public Transcript — Winnifred Brown-Glaude 
      • The Rule of Law and the Public Transcript: The Accompong Maroons and the Colonial Jamaican Government’s Dispute about Fullerswood Estate– Michelle Dionne Thompson 
      • Romantic Histories and Black Futurity in V.S. Naipaul and C.L.R. James — Lubabah Chowdhury
      • The Divinity of Blackness — Kimani Beckford
      • Editor’s Note — Kim Robinson-Walcott


      • Love After Love: Ingrid Persaud, Love After Love. London: Faber & Faber, 2020 — Review by: Jane Bryce
      • Cricket without a Cause: Fall and Rise of the Mighty West Indian Cricketers: Hilary McD. Beckles. Kingston: Ian Randle, 2017 — Reviewed by: Roy McCree
      • My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister: P.J. Patterson. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2018 — Reviewed by: Sir Ronald Sanders
      • The Coup Clock Clicks: Brian Meeks. Leeds: Peepal Tree Press, 2018 — Reviewed by: Amilcar Sanatan
      • The Making of a Diasporic Intellectual: An engagement with Stuart Hall’s memoir Familiar Stranger — Reviewed by: Rupert Lewis
      • Istwa across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination: Toni Pressley-Sanon. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017 — Reviewed by: Keilah Mills 
      • The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean: Gerald Horne. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2018 — Reviewed by: Karl C.K. Watts
      • Globalizing the Caribbean: Political Economy, Social Change, and the Transnational Capitalist Class: Jeb Sprague. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2019 — Reviewed by: F.S.J. Ledgister
      • Truth Be Told: Michael Manley in Conversation: Glynne Manley. Kingston and Miami: Ian Randle, 2019 — Reviewed by: Karen Sanderson Cole.
      • Comrade Sister: Caribbean Feminist Revisions of the Grenada Revolution: Laurie R. Lambert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2020 — Reviewed by: Amanda T. Perry

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Caribbean Review of Gender Studies – Issue 14, December 2020

Kuírlombo Epistemologies CRGS Special Issue on Genders and Sexualities in BrazilEditorial: This Special Issue will take an intersectional approach to understand the relationship between race, gender, sexuality, and decolonization: this issue will focus primarily on the lesbian question in Brazil via centering Brazilian activist and intellectual engagement with Caribbean theorists, and vice versa.


      • Introduction to the CRGS Special Issue Genders and Sexualities in Brazil — Tanya L. Saunders, Jessica Ipólito, Mariana Meriqui Rodrigues, Simone Brandão Souza

Peer-Reviewed Essays:

      • Black Sapatão Translation Practices: Healing Ourselves a Word Choice at a Time — Jess Oliveira and Bruna Barros
      • Towards a Transnational Black Feminist Theory of The Political Life of Marielle — Franco S. Tay Glover and Flavia Meireles
      • Lesbian Resistances: Social Representations of Afro-descendent Lesbian Women in Cuba — Norma Rita Guillard Limonta
      • Existence Narratives and the Small Everyday Deaths: Notes of a Black Sapatão in Santa Catarina — Aline Dias dos Santos
      • Ocupação Sapatão in Salvador: A Decolonial Counter-Narrative on the Geographic Urban Space and its Restrictions of the Right to the City — Aline P. do Nascimento and Sheyla dos S. Trindade
      • Lesbocide in the Brazilian Context — Suane Felippe Soares
      • Main Questions from Brazilian Family Physicians on Lesbians and Bisexual Women’s Healthcare — Renata Carneiro Vieira and Rita Helena Borret
      • The Siriricando Block and the Lesbians and Bisexual Women at São Paulo’s Carnival — Barbara Falcão and Milena Fonseca Fontes
      • The Colonisation of Non-feminine Lesbian Experiences as a Mechanism for Controlling Bodies and Compulsory Reproduction of Masculinity — Dayana Brunetto and Léo Ribas
      • Deborah Learned How to Play Sword with the “Cabras”: Lesbianess and Artivism in the Guerreiro, a Brazilian Popular Culture’s Manifestation — Ribamar José de Oliveira Junior and Lore Fortes

Gender Dialogues:

      • afro latina — formiga aka formigão
      • literary cuírlombism: black lgbtqi poetry exorbitating the paradigm of pain — tatiana nascimento
      • ani ganzala: Watercolour and Graffiti Artist — ani ganzala

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Centro Journal –
Vol. 32, Issue 3, Fall 2020

The leading peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated entirely to the field of Puerto Rican Studies. The journal—published continuously since 1987—is dedicated to publishing the latest work from scholars in a wide range of academic traditions, in order to enhance and advance the field of Puerto Rican Studies.


      • Puerto Rico Housing and Community Development Industry’s Capacity for Disaster Recovery — Edwin Meléndez
      • Entrepreneurial Dynamics in Puerto Rico Before and After Hurricane María — Manuel Lobato, Marta Álvarez and Marines Aponte
      • Impact of Hurricane María to the Civic Sector: A Profile of Non-Profits in Puerto Rico — Ivis Garcia and Divya ChandraSekhar
      • Centros de Apoyo Mutuo: reconfigurando la asistencia en tiempos de desastre — Jacqueline Villarrubia-Mendoza and Roberto Velez-Velez
      • What Is Possible? Policy Options for Long-term Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico — Ariam L. Torres Cordero


      • Community Development Corporations and Reconstruction Policy in Puerto Rico — Ramón Borges-Méndez
      • Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation: Introduction — Edwin Melendez
      • Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture — Darrien Salinas and Nick J. Sciullo
      • Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes Among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans: La Crisis Boricua — I. Maura Toro-Morn
      • Tiempos binarios: La Guerra Fría desde Puerto Rico y el Caribe — Pedro L. SanMiguel
      • Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture — Darrien Salinas and Nick Sciullo
      • “Se conoce que usted es ‘Moderna'”: lecturas de la mujer moderna en la colonia hispana de Nueva York (1920-1940) — Edna Acosta-Belén

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Cuban Studies – Number 49, 2020

This volume celebrates the first five years of this new editorial stage of Cuban Studies. The works published since 2014 reflect the richness of Cuban studies and suggest some of the issues that concern the countryside and Cuban society as a whole. These topics, which have been the subject of various dossiers in recent years, include demographic and population aging studies; new approaches to the history of public health in Cuba, especially during the republican period; the slow, incomplete and insufficient economic reforms; and the demands for equality and inclusion articulated by the Cuban Afro-descendant movement.

Dossier: Debates feministas y sobre género en Cuba

      • Gender and Feminism: New Directions in Cuban Studies — Elizabeth Dore
      • Regímenes de bienestar en Cuba: Mujeres y desigualdade — Ailynn Torres Santana
      • Feminismo y economía política marxista en la Revolución Cubana: ¿Debate ausente? — Anamary Maqueira Linares 
      • Cubanas en transición: Un acercamiento a la estabilización-desestabilización del género y la política desde sus relatos temporales — Diosnara Ortega González
      • Acceso a la justicia familiar patrimonial cubana desde el género — Elena Fernández Torres

Dossier: New Comparative Measures on the Cuban Economy and Latin America

      • Where the Cuban Economy Stands in Latin America: A New Measurement of Gross Domestic Product — Pavel Vidal Alejandro
      • Vidal’s Results and Cuba’s Ranking in the Human Development Index– Carmelo Mesa-Lago
      • The Behavior of Total Factor Productivity in Cuba: A Comment on Pavel Vidal’s Article — Ernesto Hernández-Catá
      • Reflections on Cuba’s National Income Statistic — Jorge F. Pérez-López

Dossier: History of Education

      • Foreword — Louis A. Pérez Jr.
      • The Great Equalizer? Education, Racial Exclusion, and the Transition from Colony to Republic in Cienfuegos, Cuba — Bonnie A. Lucero
      • “Es de suponer que los maestros sean de la misma clase”: What a Nineteenth-Century Teaching Application Reveals about Race, Power, and Education in Colonial Cuba — Raquel Alicia Otheguy
      • Protestantismo y educación en Cuba: ¿Qué tipo de ciudadano formar — Yoana Hernández Suárez
      • The Liberal Moment of the Revolution: Cuba’s Early Educational Reforms, 1959–1961 — Rainer Schultz

Book Reviews

      • Los castigos escolares en Cuba: Debates en la Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País, 1793–1835 — Yoel Cordoví Núñez
      • The Myth of Mafia Rule in 1950s Cuba: Origin, Relevance, and Legacies — Frank Argote-Freyre
      • Cuba’s National Sexual Education Program: Origins and Evolution — Emily J. Kirk
      • Cuban Studies and the Siren Song of La Revolución — Yvon Grenier
      • The Birth of the Cuban Biotechnology Research Effort: A Bench Scientist’s Perspective — Jorge Antonio Benítez
      • Viaje a La Habana, viaje en el tiempo — Ingrid Brioso RieumontPara Ernesto Díaz Miranda
      • From the series Esperando por el momento oportuno (Waiting for the Right Time), 2012 — José Toirac
      • OPIUM: Exhibition of Cuban artist José Toirac — Octavio Zaya
      • Slavery and Historical Capitalism during the Nineteenth Century ed. by Dale Tomich (review) — Zachary R. Morgan
      • Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World by Dalia Antonia Muller (review) — Isadora Mota
      • Invento, luego resisto: El Período Especial en Cuba como experiencia y metáfora (1990–2015) by Elzbieta Sklodowska (review) — Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Arechavaleta
      • Empire’s Guestworkers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation by Matthew Casey (review) — Aviva Chomsky
      • La represión documentada — Rafael Rojas
      • Todo parecía: Poesía cubana contemporánea de temas gays y lésbicos ed. by Jesús J. Barquet y Virgilio López Lemus (review) — Paula Fernández-Hernández
      • The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba by Julia Cooke, and: The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway’s Ghost in the Last Days of Castro’s Cuba by Brin Jonathan Butler (review) — Jesse Horst 
      • Diary of Fire by Elías Miguel Muñoz (review) — John D. Ribó

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International Journal of Cuban Studies –
Vol. 12, Winter 2020

Beyond the nature of their content, the breadth of the themes of the seven academic articles in this issue remind one of a goal of the International Journal of Cuban Studies, as stated in its Aims and Scope statement (tucked away in the front matter of each issue): the “objective investigation and informed debate on the nature of [the many dimensions of] the Cuban experience”.


      • What’s next for Cuba? And this issue’s contents — Al Campbell

Academic Articles

      • Theory … “With feet on the Ground” — Jesús Pastor García Brigos
      • Cuba, agriculture and socialist renewal — Ingrid Hanon
      • ¿Pueden las empresas estatales cubanas pagar mayores salarios? — Ricardo González Aguila and Leandro Zipitría
      • Meeting the UN’s development targets in Cuba: lessons from the global south — Emily J. Kirk and Chris Walker
      • Macro-social marketing for health: the case of Cuba — Sonya A. Grier, Luis Alberto Barreiro Pousa, and Ileana Díaz Fernández
      • Toward a more inclusive history of the Cuban revolution of 1959 — Eloise Linger
      • ‘I would rather go on being underdeveloped.’ Rereading and recontextualising Edmundo Desnoes’s 1965 novel Memorias del subdesarrollo — William Rowlandson

Book Reviews

      • Cuba en Revolución: miradas en torno a su sessenta aniversario by Suárez Salazar, Luis — Review by: Marcos Antonio da Silva and Gabriel Dourado Rocha
      • Mulata Nation, Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba by Fraunhar, Alison — Review by: Eloise Linger

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New West Indian Guide – Vol. 94, Issues 3-4, December 2020 & Vol. 95, Issue 1-2, March 2021

The New West Indian Guide is a peer-reviewed academic journal founded by the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies.

Vol. 94, Issues 3-4, December 2020:


      • The Power of the Illegitimate/La Divina Pastora and the “Coolie Mission” in Colonial Trinidad — Teruyuki Tsuji
      • Remaking the Catholic Church in Santo Domingo: Haitian State Reform and Its Consequences — Antony Wayne Keane-Dawes
      • Jamaica’s Windward Maroon “Slaveholders”: Charles Town and Moore Town, 1810-20 — Amy M. Johnson

Reviews & News

      • The Coards and the Grenada Revolution — Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle
      • Essential Essays. Vol. 1, Foundations of Cultural Studies — Avtar Brah
      • Allegories of the Anthropocene — Malcolm Sen
      • The Spanish Caribbean and the Atlantic World in the Long Sixteenth Century — David Stark
      • Borderless Empire: Dutch Guiana in the Atlantic World, 1750-1800 — Pieter Emmer
      • Early Modern Black Diaspora Studies: A Critical Anthology — Ania Loomba
      • Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition — Richard Price
      • Heaven’s Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World — Joris van den Tol
      • The Caribbean and the Medical Imagination, 1764-1834: Slavery, Disease and Colonial Modernity — Miles Ogborn
      • Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society — Jennifer L. Palmer
      • Rethinking the Haitian Revolution: Slavery, Independence, and the Struggle for Recognition — Laurent Dubois
      • Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti — Carolyn E. Fick
      • The Unfinished Revolution: Haiti, Black Sovereignty and Power in the 19th Century Atlantic World — Gregory Pierrot
      • The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti — Alex Dupuy
      • Making The Black Jacobins: C.L.R. James and the Drama of History — A. James Arnold
      • Migration and Refuge: An Eco-Archive of Haitian Literature, 1982-2017 — Martin Munro
      • Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire — Catherine Benoit
      • Borders of Visibility: Haitian Migrant Women and the Dominican Nation-State — Samuel Martinez
      • The Colonization of Freed African Americans in Suriname: Archival Sources relating to the U.S. Dutch Negotiations, 1860-1866 — Damian Alan Pargas
      • White Fury: A Jamaican Slaveholder and the Age of Revolution — D.A. Dunkley
      • A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica — Marisa J. Fuentes
      • Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone — Kenneth Bilby
      • Global Garveyism — Rupert Lewis
      • Crime and Violence in the Caribbean: Lessons from Jamaica — Clifford E. Griffin
      • Revivalism: Representing an Afro-Jamaican Identity — Ennis B. Edmonds
      • Public Secrets: Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica — Charles V. Carnegie
      • Topographies of Caribbean Writing, Race, and the British Countryside — Patricia Moran
      • Anglophone Literature of Caribbean Indenture: The Seductive Hierarchies of Empire — Lomarsh Roopnarine
      • Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution — Louisa Olufsen Layne
      • Breaking the Chains, Forging the Nation: The Afro-Cuban Fight for Freedom and Equality, 1812-1912 — Jorge L. Giovannetti-Torres
      • A Cuban City, Segregated: Race and Urbanization in the Nineteenth Century — Camillia Cowling
      • Gothic Geoculture: Nineteenth-Century Representations of Cuba in the Transamerican Imaginary — Cara Anne Kinnally
      • The Dinner at Gonfarone’s: Salomon de la Selva and His Pan-American Project in Nueva York — Carlos G. Espinal
      • Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959 — Christopher Hull
      • Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Greene’s Cold War Spy Novel — Peter Hulme
      • Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary — Frank Argote-Freyre
      • Rice in the Time of Sugar: The Political Economy of Food in Cuba — Helen Yaffe
      • Women’s Work in Special Period Cuba: Making Ends Meet — Marisela Fleites-Lear
      • Resolutely Black: Conversations with Francoise Verges — A. James Arnold
      • Glissant and the Middle Passage: Philosophy, Beginning, Abyss — Anny-Dominique Curtius
      • Experiments with Empire: Anthropology and Fiction in the French Atlantic — Christina Kullberg
      • Marie Vieux Chauvet’s Theatres: Thought, Form, and Performance of Revolt — Charlotte Hammond
      • Entangled Otherness: Cross-gender Fabrications in the Francophone Caribbean — Marie-Helene Laforest
      • The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad — Rupa Pillai
      • Caribbean Island Movements: Culebra’s Transinsularities, Consuelo Lopez Springfield
      • Nearly the New World: The British West Indies and the Flight from Nazism, 1933-1945 — Eric T. Jennings
      • Becoming Creole: Nature and Race in Belize — Anne S. Macpherson
      • A Good Position for Birth: Pregnancy, Risk, and Development in Southern Belize — Irma McClaurin
      • Phonographic Memories: Popular Music and the Contemporary Caribbean Novel — Alejandra Bronfman
      • Social Media in Trinidad: Values and Visibility — Andres Olan-Vazquez
      • Variation, Versatility and Change in Sociolinguistics and Creole Studies — Genevieve Escure


Vol. 95, Issue 1-2, March 2021:


      • Tossed to the Wind: Stories of Hurricane Maria Survivors — Lisa Figueroa Jahn
      • Re-envisioning Caribbean Costa Rica: Chinese-West Indian Interaction in Limon during the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries — Benjamin N. Narvaez
      • Constructing Spiritual Blackness: Rastafari in Puerto Rico — Omar Ramadan-Santiago
      • Bookshelf 2020 — Richard Price and Sally Price

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PREE Caribbean. Writing.
–  Issue 6, Fall 2020 & Issue 7, Spring 2021

PREE is a unique online magazine for new contemporary writing from and about the Caribbean. They publish original works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays, interviews and experimental writing, giving authors international visibility far beyond the islands.

Issue 6, Fall 2020

Rub-a-dub-dub [this issue’s theme] explores origins, and new futures of craft, weaving the traditional and the playful until it becomes something of its very own, reborn into perturbations and undulations that can barely be contained.


      • Now Boarding — Isis Semaj-Hall/Riddim Writer
      • RUB-A-DUB-DUB: A Note — Annie Paul


      • Hummingbird Dub — Njelle Hamilton
      • Riddim of My Life — Lafleur Cockburn
      • Saffy’s Song — Sharma Taylor
      • Shedding — Richard Georges


      • Strategies to escape the eyes of the state — Gervais Marsh
      • Dub: Rhythm, Rhyme, Roots — Tamara Belinfanti


      • Cymande and Can I be a Queen — Sherese Francis
      • Upside Down Boat — Lelawatttee Manoo-Rahming
      • God save duh queen — Ide Amari Thompson
      • Douens — Chike Pilgrim
      • The Walk and Quarantine — Amanda T. McIntyre
      • My Lover — Maelynn Seymour-Major
      • Night Walk — Kay-Ann Henry
      • Doh Let Me Be Lonely — Celia Sorhaindo
      • The Makings of a Queen — kevanté a.c. cash
      • This Music in My Waist — Melissa A. K. McKenzie
      • Perspective — Jason Henry
      • Mi General — Randy Baker


      • CLR Dub — Che Lovelace


      • Mosquito (dubCLUB poetry) — Gavin Blair


      • Voyeur — Paula David
      • Island Influences — Acquille Dunkley
      • Blood Mas — Adele Todd
      • Bottom — Vladimir Lucien
      • Belmont Portfolio — for Earl Lovelace — Robert Lee


Issue 7, Spring 2021

For this issue PREE decided to go theme-less:


      • Boundaries — Ethan Knowles
      • waves up to 2metres in open waters and less than 1metre in sheltered areas — elisha efua bartels
      • The Wound in the River — Topher Allen
      • Dragon Bay — Jonathan Chambers
      • Left Behind — Nastassia Rambarran

Novel Excerpt

      • The Promise of Foreign — Dianah Smith


      • A Love that Hesitates, A Love that Swims Too Far Out — Ada M. Patterson
      • Daffodils for E.R. Worrell (aka Mister Double-Yuh aka Wow) — Linda M. Deane
      • Homecoming — Renee Allen

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Small Axe – Issue 63, November 2020 & Issue 64, March 2021

Issue 63, November 2020

Preface: The Disquieting Decency of Richard Hart — David Scott

      • Departmental Dystopia: The Now and the Femme in Raphaël Confiant’s Trilogie tropicale — Corine Labridy-Stofle
      • Magical Thinking in Chamoiseau’s Chemin-d’école: From Quimbois to the Mission civilisatrice — Lucy Swanson
      • Inside and Outside the Exhibition Space: The Poetics and Politics of Colectivo Quintapata — Carlos Garrido Castellano and Magdalena Lopez

The Jamaican 1950s — Guest editor, Deborah A. Thomas

      • Displacements: The Jamaican 1950s — Deborah A. Thomas
      • Mass Weddings in Jamaica and the Production of Academic Folk Knowledge — Tracy Robinson
      • Antihomosexuality and Nationalist Critique in Late Colonial Jamaica: Revisiting the 1951 Police Enquiry — Matthew Chin
      • Bigger than the Sound: Jamaican Chinese Infrastructures of Reggae — Tao Leigh Goffe 
      • Amy Bailey, Black Ladyhood, and 1950s Jamaica — Keisha Lindsay
      • Through Archie Lindo’s Lens: Uncovering the Queer Subtext in Nationalist Jamaican Art — O’Neil Lawrence
      • Caribbean Literary Historiography and the Jamaican Literary 1950s — Ronald Cummings
      • A Spirit of Inquiry: Convening Jamaica as Method — Donette Francis


      • Sous influence — Robert Charlotte

Book Discussion: David Austin, ed., Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

      • Montreal 1968 and the Last Colonial Generation — Peter James Hudson
      • Black Power and/as Patriarchy — Laurie R. Lambert
      • Moving Against the System: Dread History and the Global 1968 — Bedour Alagraa
      • Dread Dialectics — David Austin


Issue 64, March 2021

Preface: A Postcolonial Avant-Garde? — David Scott 

      • When is Poetry Political? Césaire on the Role of Knowledge in 1944 — Yohann C. Ripert 
      • Provision Grounds Against the Plantation: Robert Wedderburn’s The Axe Laid to the Root — Katey Castellano 
      • Making History Visible: Dutch Caribbean Artist Josef Nassy’s Visual Diary of Internment in Nazi Germany — Sarah Phillips Casteel  

On Caribbean Intellectual History — Guest editor, Aaron Kamugisha 

      • The Promise of Caribbean Intellectual History — Aaron Kamugisha 
      • Their Skirts Rolled Up: The Gendered Terrain of Politics in Nineteenth-Century Port-au-Prince — Anne Eller 
      • Peter Abrahams’s Island Fictions for Freedom — Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi 
      • Decolonization, Otherness, and the Neglect of the Dutch Caribbean in Caribbean Studies — Margo Groenewoud 
      • Rastafari, the Transnational Archive, and the Writing of Post-Colonial Caribbean Intellectual History — Monique Bedasse 
      • Beyond Trouillot: Unsettling Genealogies of Historical Thought — Marlene L. Daut 


      • “what is the value of water if it doesn’t quench our thirst for . . .” — Deborah Jack

Book discussion: Hazel V. Carby, Imperial Intimacies Child of Empire: A Tale of Two Islands

      • Genres of History and the Practice of Loss: Attending to Silence in Hazel Carby’s Imperial Intimacies — Marisa J. Fuentes 
      • An Intimate History of Empire — Marc Matera 
      • Zippin’ Up My Boots, Going Back to My Routes — Eddie Chambers 
      • Imperial Intimacies – Further Thoughts — Hazel V. Carby 

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SX Salon – Issue 35, October 2020


      • A Reckoning with the Prairies — Karina Vernon
      • Redemption Is the Key — Cornel Bogle
      • Sisyphean and Confounding — Rupert Lewis
      • Reviving Political Energy after the Grenada Revolution — Sebastian C. Galbo
      • The Making of an Unequal Caribbean — Edna Bonhomme
      • The Archipelagic in Action — Natalie Catasús


      • Breath: Wendy Nanan at the Art Museum of the Americas — Andil Gosine
      • Searching for Shella — Ronald Cummings
      • Where Do Journals Go? Savacou, Fifty Years Later — Kelly Baker Josephs
      • The Question of Ethics in the Semiotics of Brownness — Ren Ellis Neyra

Poetry & Prose

      • Poem — John Robert Lee
      • Short fiction — Kirk V. Bhajan
      • Poem — Vladimir Lucien

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