Includes essays by Grace L. Sanders Johnson, Audra Diptee, Ben Etherington and Natalie Catasús. Julio Ramos guest edits our special section, “The Legacies of Luisa Capetillo,” with contributions by Nancy Bird-Soto, Luis Othoniel Rosa, Beatriz Llenín-Figueroa and Jorrell A. Meléndez-Badillo. Luis Carle's work is featured on the cover and in this issue’s visual essay, “Dirty Martini Delivers Gender Justice.” In our “Translating the Caribbean” section, Raquel Salas Rivera asks, “How Do You Translate 'compaña'?” The book discussion features Comrade Sister: Caribbean Feminist Revisions of the Grenada Revolution by Laurie Lambert.
Features essays by Arnaldo M. Cruz-Malavé, Jenny Sharpe, M. Myrta Leslie Santana, and Peter L. Haffner. We launch the new section Keywords in Caribbean Studies: A Small Axe Project introduced by Vanessa Pérez-Rosario and Ryan Cecil Jobson. Our first keyword is zwart, negro/a/x*, negre, and Black, and it is explored in essays by Gloria Wekker, Omaris Z. Zamora, Grégory Pierrot, and Leniqueca A. Welcome. The essay and visual essay, "everything slackens in a wreck," by Andil Gosine develops a discussion about four Caribbean artists: Wendy Nanan, Margaret Chen, Andrea Chung, and Kelly Sinnapah Mary. Lastly, Rocío Zambrana, Petra R. Rivera-Rideau, and Ronald Mendoza-de Jesus examine Ren Ellis Neyra's The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics, for the book discussion
Starts with essays by Warren Harding, Susan C. Méndez, Chelsea Stieber, Kathleen Donegan, Leanna Thomas, and Marta Fernández Campa. Aaron Kamugisha guest-edits our special section "Kamau Brathwaite at Ninety: In Memoriam," which features essays by Kamugisha, Lorna Goodison, Timothy J. Reiss, Gordon Rohlehr, and Elaine Savory. The Bahamian interdisciplinary visual artist, Gio Swaby, provides this issue's visual essay. Lastly, Kevon Rhiney, Patricia Noxolo, and Beverley Mullings analyze and examine Jovan Scott Lewis's Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica in our book discussion.
Opens with essays by Jennifer Baez, Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi, Éric Morales-Franceschini, and Guillermina De Ferrari. Kelly Baker Josephs guest-edits our special section "Revisiting Kamau Brathwaite's Poetics of Caribbean Studies," which features essays by Josephs, Rinaldo Walcott, Nadi Edwards, Paul Joseph López Oro. Cosmo Whyte provides this issue's visual essay, "Here... but Disappeared." In the section Translating the Caribbean, Kahlila Chaar-Pérez translates "Ramón Emeterio Betances' speech at the Masonic Lodge in Port-au-Prince." Rivke Jaffe, Nadège T. Clitandre and Jhon Picard Byron close the issue by examining Greg Beckett's There is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince in our book discussion.
Presents essays by Nadège Veldwachter, Mark Harris, César Colón-Montijo, Sarah Margarita Quesada and Lomarsh Roopnarine. Antonio López guest-edits the special section, "On Nancy Morejón’s Nación y Mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén" which includes essays by Devyn Spence Benson, Odette Casamayor, Aisha Z. Cort, and an interview with Morejón by Vanessa Pérez-Rosario. Dominican textile artist/designer Carol Sorhaindo doubles as our cover artist and visual essayist with her series "The Nature of Ruins." The issue then concludes with a book discussion of Aaron Kamugisha's Beyond Coloniality: Citizenship and Freedom in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition.
Includes essays by Yohann C. Ripert, Katey Castellano and Sarah Phillips Casteel. Editorial committee member Aaron Kamugisha guest-edits our special section "On Caribbean Intellectual History," which features essays by Anne Eller, Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi, Margo Groenewoud, Monique Bedasse and Marlene L. Daut. The work of St. Martin audiovisual artist Deborah Jack graces our front cover and her series "what is the value of what if it doesn't quench our thirst for . . ." features as our visual essay. The book discussion of this issue focuses on Imperial Intimacies Child of Empire: A Tale of Two Islands by Hazel V. Carby
Showcases essays by Corine Labridy-Stofle, Lucy Swanson, Carlos Garrido Castellano and Magdalena Lopez. Following Small Axe's 2019 symposium of the same name, this issue's special section, "The Jamaican 1950s," is guest-edited by Deborah A. Thomas and features essays by Tracy Robinson, Matthew Chin, Tao Leigh Goffe, Keisha Lindsay, O'Neil Lawrence, Ronald Cummings and Donette Francis. Martinican photographer and cover artist Robert Charlotte presents his series "Sous influence" for our visual essay. sx63 then closes with a book discussion of Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness, edited by David Austin.
Features essays by Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann, Danielle Roper and Traci-Ann Wint, Fredrik Thomasson, and Simona Bertacco. Special section "States of Crisis: Disaster, Recovery, and Possibility in the Caribbean" guest-edited by Ryan Cecil Jobson features essays by Greg Beckett, Leniqueca A. Welcome, Sarah E. Vaughn, Adriana Garriga-López, Natasha Lightfoot, and Yarimar Bonilla. Visual essay "Hacia adentro" by cover artist René Peña. Book discussion of Peter James Hudson's Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean.
Features essays by Guillermina De Ferrari, Shawn C. Gonzalez and Yomaira C. Figueroa. Special section "Con-Federating the Archipelago: The Confederación Antillana and the West Indies Federation" guest-edited by Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel and Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann features essays by Kahlila Chaar-Pérez, Ángel A. Rivera, Raphael Dalleo, Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann, Alison Donnell, Glyne Griffith and Jossianna Arroyo. Visual essay "One Thousand Mes" by cover artist Sarah Knights. Book discussion of Vanessa Valdés' Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.