Serve and Protect

SX 54: 11.2017

Serve and Protect

Preface: Friendship as an Art of Living

David Scott

Bodies of Horror in Marlon James’ The Book of Night Women and Clovis Brown’s Cartoons

Curdella Forbes

Amortizing Memory: Debt as Mnemonic Device in Caribbean-Canadian Literature

Camille van der Marel


Kamau Brathwaite

The Jamaican 1960s

Genealogical Self-Consciousness and Intellectual Tradition: On the Very Idea of the Making of Modern Jamaica

David Scott

Radical Skepticisms: Literatures of the Long Jamaican 1960s

Donette Francis

Rastafari, Communism, and Surveillance in Late Colonial Jamaica

Deborah A. Thomas 

Global Sisyphus: Re-reading the Jamaican Sixties through A Brief History of Seven Killings

Sheri-Marie Harrison

The Coloniality of Power and the Limits of Dissent in Jamaica

Obika Gray

Racial Hierarchy and the Elevation of Brownness in Creole Nationalism 

Maziki Thame

The Soundings with my Sisters: Sovereignty, Intimacy, Disappointment 

Faith Smith

How Did There Come to Be a “New Kingston”? 

Charles V. Carnegie 

“Seeing False Images of Ourselves”: Rex Nettleford’s Mirror Mirror in the Wake of the 1960s

David Scott


Postcolonial Roadways: A Visual Dossier

Book Discussion: Vanessa Pérez-Rosario, Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

Towards a Genealogy of Water: Reading Julia de Burgos in the 21st Century

Rebeca Hey-Colón

Rediscovering Julia de Burgos: The People’s Rebel Soul Poet 

Edna Acosta-Belén 

Julia de Burgos and the Mourning of Community 

Jossianna Arroyo

The Afterlives of Julia de Burgos

Vanessa Pérez-Rosario