SX 44 : 07.2014 


Essays by Maja Horn, Alejandra Bronfman, and Christopher Taylor. Special section “Caribbean Historiography II” guest-edited by Melanie Newton and Matthew Smith. 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition winners. Book discussion of Julian Henriques's Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques, and Ways of Knowing and Alexander Weheliye’s Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity

SX 43 : 03.2014 


Features special sections “Caribbean Historiography I” guest-edited by Melanie Newton and Matthew Smith with contributions by Lara Putnam, Peter James Hudson, and Madhavi Kale; and “Caribbean Epistemologies” guest-edited by Kelly Baker Josephs including contributions by Rose Réjouis, and Christopher Ian Foster. Book discussion of Deborah Thomas’s Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica

SX 42: 11.2014 


Includes essays by Katherine McKittrick, Jane Bryce, Christy Wampole, and Rhonda Frederick. Special sections, ”Translating the Caribbean,” guest-edited by Kaiama Glover and Martin Munro, and “Thinking with Michel-Rolph Trouillot,” guest-edited by Yarimar Bonilla. Work from “Visual Life of Catastrophic History” project.

SX 41: 07.2013 


Essays on the theme “What is Caribbean Studies?” by Deborah Thomas, Michelle Stephens, Shalini Puri, Aaron Kamugisha, Jorge Giovannetti, Kamari Maxine Clarke, Melanie Newton, Kelly Baker Josephs, and Roshini Kempadoo. 2012 Small Axe Literary Competition winners. Work from “Visual Life of Catastrophic History” project.

SX 40: 03.2013


Issue dedicated to “The Idea of a Black Radical Tradition” with essays by Kaiama Glover, Richard Iton, Farah Griffin, Robert Hill, Faith Smith, and a roundtable convened by Nijah Cunningham. Interview with Orlando Patterson by David Scott. Work from “Visual Life of Catastrophic History” project.

SX 39: 11.2012


Essays by Doris Garraway, Elizabeth McAlister, Valérie Loichot, and Naima Hachad. Special section on Erna Brodber’s poetics with contributions by Evelyn O’Callaghan, Catherine John, and Jenny Sharpe. Work from “The Visual Life of Catastrophic History” project. Book discussion of Kaiama Glover’s Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon.

SX 38: 07.2012 


Essays by Elmer Griffin, Curdella Forbes and Sam Vásquez. A special section on “Reading Edward Baugh Reading” with contributions by Alison Donnell, Laurence Breiner and Nadi Edwards. 2011 Small Axe Literary Competition winners. Book discussion of Kobena Mercer's edited series Annotating Art’s Histories: Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Visual Arts.   

SX 37: 03.2012 


Essays by Peter Hudson, Tzarina Prater, Clare Connihan, Mark Raymond, and Erica James. Visual work by Joscelyn Gardner. Book discussion of Nicholas Draper’s The Price of Emancipation: Slave-Ownership, Compensation, and British Society at the End of Slavery with essays by Christer Petley and Susan Thorne.

SX 36: 11.2011 


Essays by Sarah Lincoln, Myriam Chancy, Elvira Pulitano, Régine Jean-Charles, and Dominique Aurelia. Visual essay by Franklyn Rodgers. A special section, “Remembering Edouard Glissant,” with contributions by Kamau Brathwaite, J. Michael Dash, Celia Britton, and Roger Toumson. Book discussion of Matthew Smith’s Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934-1957