SX 56 : 07.2018

SX 56: 07.2018

Memories Afloat, 2016

Preface: The Passion of Peter Abrahams

David Scott

The Science-Fictional Caribbean: Technological Futurity in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber and Beyond

Kate Perillo

The Politically Unimaginable in Black Marxist Thought

Minkah Makalani

Albums of Inclusion: The Photographic Poetics of Caribbean Chinese Visual Kinship

Tao Leigh Goffe


Angie Cruz 

Contemporary Dominican Gender and Sexualities Studies

Guest editor, Maja Horn

Introduction: Critical Currents in Dominican Gender and Sexuality Studies in the U.S.

Maja Horn

Of Celestinas and Saints, or, Creating the Myths of Dominican Womanhood 

Elizabeth S. Manley 

Reconstructing Dominican Latinidad: Intersections Between Gender, Race, and Hip-Hop 

Sharina Maillo-Pozo 

A Queer Feminist Reading of the 2010 Dominican Constitution: Implications for Women and GLBT Subjects 

Ana Maurine Lara 

María Montez: The Unnatural Actress and the Consumption of the Early Dominican Diva 

Danny Mendez 

Dominican Pride and Shame: Gender, Race and LGBT Activism in Santo Domingo 

Rachel Afi Quinn 

Against Type: Reading Desire in the Visual Archives of Dominican Subjects 

Dixa Ramírez 

Saberes raros and Post-Dictatorial Empiricism: A Tribute to E. Antonio Yaguarix De Moya

Carlos Ulises Decena and Fátima Portorreal


Memories Afloat

Scherezade Garcia

Small Axe Literary Competition 2017


Oleos y pasaportes

Abraham Fidel Ortiz Lugo

Fe de errata

Noel Pérez García

Short Fiction


Sarah Rubí Ortiz Rodríguez

El chivo

Aquiles Sánchez Villaman

Book Discussion:

Gaiutra Bahadur, Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture

Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: Intimacies, Proximities, Relationalities

D. Alissa Trotz

A Letter to My Great-Grandmother

Gabrielle Jamela Hosein

Conjure Women and Coolie Women

Gaiutra Bahadur